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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What kind of club is the club at 249B?
2. Who finds out Todd's report cards have been tampered with?
3. Where does Sandra work?
4. What is Gordon's profession at the end of The Body?
5. Who turns Kurt in to the police?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Apt Pupil: In the story Todd and Kurt both have nightmares due to the stories Kurt tells of the concentration camps.Do you think Kurt was wrong for being blackmailed by such a young person and do you think he had any way out of the situation? Do you think Kurt should have tried to cover up some of the things that went on at the concentration camps due to Todd's age, even though Todd wanted to know all of the details? Explain your answers.
Essay Topic 2
Apt Pupil: Todd was afraid to tell his parents about his failing grades. This led him to send Kurt Dussander to a parent-teacher meeting and pose as his grandfather. Why do you think Todd was so afraid to tell his parents the truth? Do you think Todd was ashamed of his behavior and his failing grades? Cite examples from the story to support your answer.
Essay Topic 3
The Body: Why do you think the four friends hung out with each other? Did the small town of Castle Rock cause them to find each other? Cite several examples from the story to support your answer.
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