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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 the name of the female Dauntless initiate that Beatrice meets on the train with Uriah in Chapter Seventeen?
2. Whom does Four pick first for his team in Chapter Twelve?
3. Who demonstrates the technique for throwing knives in Chapter Thirteen?
4. What faction does Beatrice's brother choose during the ceremony in Chapter Five?
5. Who pulls Beatrice off of her opponent during the fight in Chapter Fourteen?
Short Essay Questions
1. What function does the Abnegation faction fulfill within the faction society? Why is this their duty?
2. How would you describe the relationships between the different factions in the novel? How have these relationships changed over time?
3. What violent event takes place after the rankings are posted in Chapter Sixteen?
4. What foreshadowing is revealed when Natalie meets Four in Chapter Fifteen?
5. Would you describe Al as a loyal character? Why or why not?
6. What quality defines those within the Candor faction? Who among Beatrice's friends is a former Candor?
7. How does Eric describe the rules of battle when fight training begins? Who fights the first round?
8. What role does Beatrice play in the paintball game in Chapter Twelve?
9. Where does Natalie lead Beatrice within the Dauntless compound in Chapter Fifteen? Why is this significant?
10. What leads to Beatrice's internal conflicts as the second stage of training begins in Chapter Eighteen?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss the themes of bravery and selflessness in Divergent. How are selflessness and bravery compared in the narrative? Who makes this observation? Do you agree with this assessment? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 2
Who is Caleb? What faction does he join at the Choosing Ceremony? Why do you believe he joins that faction? What kind of job would you expect Caleb to have as a member of this faction? Do you believe Caleb belongs in this faction? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 3
Define the term “Divergent” as it is used in the novel and discuss how it applies to Beatrice. How is Beatrice’s Divergent status first revealed? Who else in the novel appears to be Divergent? Are they Divergent?
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