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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 is Tadpole's last name?
2. What is the name of the place where Ursa and Mutt stay together?
3. What happened to Corregidora that affected him physically?
4. How does Tadpole get his name?
5. Finish the sentence: "When it's time to give witness, I'll make a fetus out of ______."
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Tadpole tell Ursa about his father and what he did with his savings? What was the result of that?
2. Who is the primary figure in Ursa's dream? What does he say to her?
3. What does Cat tell Ursa about her past? How does their conversation end?
4. When Tadpole visits Ursa to make amends for what he did, what does he tell Ursa? What is Ursa's response to this?
5. What does Mutt want to do on their wedding night? What do they end up doing instead?
6. After her second checkup, what does the doctor tell Ursa she can do? Who has apprehensions about this?
7. While Ursa is staying at Cat's place, what does Cat tell Ursa about Tadpole? What does she say about Mutt?
8. What is Cat's reaction to Ursa's treatment of Jeffy? What does Ursa think about her treatment of Jeffy?
9. When Cat comes to visit Ursa, what question does she plant in Ursa's mind? What is Ursa's response to this?
10. Why does Tadpole take Ursa to Happy's to recover? What does Ursa ask Tadpole to do for her?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Write an essay on the role of evidence in the novel. Why is it important? How is it shown? Cite specific examples from the text to support your responses.
Essay Topic 2
Holes is an important theme in the novel. Explain the duality of this theme. Cite specific examples from the text to support your responses.
Essay Topic 3
Ownership is an important element in the novel. Write an essay on the role of ownership in the novel. Cite specific examples from the text to support your responses.
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