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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. Why doesn't Max have to testify in court against his father?
2. What is Max's father waiting on from Iggy to make his and Max's getaway?
3. What does Max say is fluttering around in his chest when he is talking to Mrs. Addison?
4. What does Max's father accuse Grim and Gram of?
5. Why is Max able to visit Kevin in the ICU?
Short Essay Questions
1. What happens to force Max to believe that "spooky stuff" happens on all Friday the Thirteenths?
2. What happens to Kevin, at the end of Chapter 22, to send him to the hospital?
3. What do both Kevin and Max get each other for Christmas?
4. Why does Max believe that Mrs. Donalli is finally getting used to him and Kevin?
5. What does Max's father claim is a "crime against humanity"?
6. What happens that makes Max go crazy at the hospital?
7. How does Max get his father to stop choking Loretta?
8. Why does Kevin think that his tracheotomy is cool?
9. How does Mr. Meehan explain Max's inability to do well in school?
10. What does Max do when Mrs.Donalli asks him a question in class?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Even though Kevin was different from Max, he was enamored by Kevin from the first time that he saw him. Why was Max enamored by Kevin? What things did Max find fascinating about Kevin? Be specific and then explain your findings.
Essay Topic 2
Max learns from those around him continuously throughout the book. Choose three of the subordinate characters and discuss what you believe Max learned from them. Why was this lesson important?
Essay Topic 3
Max seems to be a very good judge of character. Choose one of the subordinate characters (Loretta, Iggy, Ken Kane) and describe how Max's initial feelings about the character came to be true. Alternatively, Max ended up being wrong about two of the characters, why were his initial feelings about the character false?
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