Mid-Book Test - Hard
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This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where does Maxine leave the note for Vernon?
2. What is hanging over Maxine's windows?
3. What is the surprise Ben and Mitchell have for the street carnival?
4. What does Bobby say is the only reason they can't steal what Ronald needs for Special Olympics?
5. Who is singing as Vernon goes upstairs, leaving his father in the kitchen?
Short Essay Questions
1. What are some of the things Miss Annie says about Vernon's new home that will be better for him?
2. Why is Vernon feeling so angry as chapter 15 comes to a close?
3. What does Miss Annie say about having met Vernon prior to his coming to her for tutoring? Why is Vernon embarrassed?
4. Describe the scene in which the boys are trying to help Ronald find the perfect shoes.
5. What does Miss Annie find out about the possibility of Ronald being taken by Child Protective Services?
6. What does Vernon say about Maxine's house when he goes down there on the day of the teacher's visit?
7. Why does Miss Marlow say she's visiting?
8. In chapter eight, Vernon describes seeing Ronald "change" when he becomes less fearful. What is this change and what's the result of it?
9. Describe the argument and fight Vernon and Tony have after the fair.
10. Why does Vernon make a list of Ronald's favorite things as they begin their shopping trip, what are some of the things on the list and what is Ronald's reaction?
Describe the Special Olympics. Vernon says the Special Olympics changes everything. What does he mean? Was he correct? Support your answer.
Describe at least three instances in which Maxine isn't taking good care of Ronald and compare those to three instances in which she seems to be taking good care of him.
Who is Miss Marlow? Ms. Pappas? Mr. Gilberti? Mr Murphy? What are the roles each play in the lives of Vernon and Ronald?
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