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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. Which of the following can trigger a attack of the nerves?
2. Who encourages Temple to make her machine?
3. When does Temple say her nerve attacks stop?
4. Which of the following activities are not available at boarding school?
5. What does Temple begin to suffer at school?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Temple describe her nerve attacks?
2. Why does Temple become fixated on a small wooden door in Chapter 9?
3. How does Temple try and help the animals she works with in Chapter 12?
4. How does Temple justify using the machine?
5. How are things getting better for Temple?
6. Describe the boarding school Temple is enrolled at in Chapter 8.
7. What does Lorna King say in her letter to Temple?
8. How does Temple get over her nerves when she goes home for Christmas?
9. What does Temple find out about brain surgery research in Chapter 13?
10. Why does Temple fixate on the sliding glass door in Chapter 11?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Examine autism as described in the book.
1) How does an autistic think compared to a more normal person?
2) How can an autistic learn differently?
3) Define a stable state of mind.
Essay Topic 2
Choose two sub-levels of autism and discuss the following:
1) The symptons and the problems it causes for the sufferer
2) How a sufferer is treated
Essay Topic 3
Write an essay revolving around the following statement: "Autism is not an illness, but a different way of viewing the world."
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