Feed Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

Matthew Tobin Anderson
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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. Where are Quendy's parents with the teenagers have their party?

2. What is the poem on page 94 about?

3. Who was the only one not attacked?

4. What does Titus call a bow tie?

5. What do all the teenagers get back at the end of 'Release'?

Short Essay Questions

1. Titus mentions they will be offline for a while, so the police can pull off information to use against the hacker. Do you think it would be fair to pull data from a computer in your brain to use, without your express permission?

2. Explain why Calista, Marty, Titus, and Link can get into college parties.

3. Explain the protests about the moon.

4. Loga was not touched by the hacker. How do you think she feels?

5. Describe what life was like, according to Titus, before the feed, and what this means to him.

6. Describe how the teenagers are attacked.

7. What do you think happened in 'Nudging'? Was Titus dreaming, or were the police or the hacker group sifting through his feed?

8. Describe what happens when the feed is turned back on.

9. Describe what the girl does with her juice at the end of 'Juice', and why this is significant.

10. Explain the girl's theory of the face grid.

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Foreshadowing is used throughout the novel. Locate four examples of foreshadowing, and discuss how they are used to indicate things to come. Be sure to explain not only the situation, but also how the author uses foreshadowing to add dramatic tension and anticipation.

Essay Topic 2

Titus' world in the novel is in an environmental crisis. Using details from the book, discuss the world Titus leaves in. What has happened to the sun, air, clouds, and oceans? Why are domes needed? Why do they need suits to play near the water? What is covering the domes? What killed people in Central America? What is happening to the people themselves? Why is no one making an effort to change this?

Essay Topic 3

M.T. Anderson makes a strong argument against consumerism in the novel, as his characters find themselves mere puppets to economic materialism. Choose two examples of anti consumerism in the novel, and discuss them. What is the example? How does it argue against consumerism? What is M.T. Anderson trying to say about consumerism? What is your opinion of the portrayal of consumerism in the novel?

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