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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What has happened to the Peacekeeper Darius?
2. What act in the Games is Enobaria famous for?
3. What must Katniss retrieve from Wiress's body?
4. What does Katniss learn about Mags from Johanna?
5. What sounds wake Katniss from her sleep?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Katniss keep the truth about her knowledge of the force field a secret?
2. Why do you think Mags sacrifices herself during the flight from the fog?
3. What shocking announcement does Peeta make during his interview?
4. The first day of training, why is Katniss distracted and upset?
5. How does Katniss's opinion about Finnick change after the fog?
6. How has the arena been arranged similarly to a clock?
7. Why has Johanna saved Beetee and Wiress?
8. What gift has Haymitch so carefully chosen to send his tributes?
9. What pattern does Katniss notice about everyone's treatment of Peeta?
10. Why is Katniss so suspicious of Finnick's wish to form an alliance?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Peeta and Katniss have a complex relationship---they must play at being in love in front of the whole country, but the publicity makes it difficult for Katniss to tease out her actual feelings for Peeta. Throughout "Catching Fire", what phases do they go through in their relationship? List three significant changes in their relationship during the novel and explain how these changes impact the plot.
Essay Topic 2
Discuss the country of Panem. How is its society structured? What are the functions of the districts? Why are those in the Capitol privileged when most others live in poverty? Can Panem be called an example of a dystopian society? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 3
Create a character study of Cinna. Though he was apparently randomly assigned to be Katniss's stylist in the first Hunger Games book, do you think Cinna is Katniss's designer by accident? Why or why not? Where do you think Cinna's sympathies lie? Look back at each of the costumes he creates for Katniss. In a few paragraphs, explain the symbolism of the costumes and what you think Cinna had hoped to accomplish.
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