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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 do the main characters of the book call themselves?
2. Why do the girls want to be dropped off at school?
3. What is Massie's room filled with?
4. What is special about Claire's shoes?
5. Why do the mothers go to Rodeo Drive?
Short Essay Questions
1. Is education important to Massie and Claire's parents?
2. What do the girls do to pass the time while they wait for Emma?
3. What is Abby and Hadley's relationship?
4. How do Massie and Alicia treat Claire after the audition?
5. How do the girls prepare for "The Daily Grind"?
6. How does Claire dress before and after her audition?
7. What mistake does Dylan make in the bathroom?
8. What makes Rupert decide on the girl who gets the movie role?
9. How can the reader tell that many people like Massie a lot?
10. Why were the girls expelled from school?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What is a true friend?
1. What are qualities that describe a true friend?
2. Give an example from the book of a character who is a true friend. How does this character show his or her value as a friend?
3. Friendships can often grow as a result of adversity. Give an example of a friendship in the book that experiences adversity. Does this lead to growth in the friendship?
Essay Topic 2
It is obvious from the name of their clique that physical beauty is very important to the Pretty Committee, and people in Hollywood are also concerned with physical beauty.
1. Why are the characters so concerned with physical beauty? Do you think that they are correct to care so much about it, or do they place too much emphasis on beauty?
2. Can beauty be a problem? Give an example from the novel of a problem arising from physical beauty, or from concern with physical beauty.
3. What steps do the characters take to be beautiful?
Essay Topic 3
Media (including movies, TV, email, texting, photography, magazines, internet, etc.) is such an important theme in the book that the title directly references media. Cite 3 examples of how the plot centers on media, and write a paragraph for each. How could the plot unfold without this media?
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