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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 does Max's father do to ensure that Max does not run away from the "old bat's" apartment?
2. What is Max's father waiting on from Iggy to make his and Max's getaway?
3. Where does Mrs. Donelli wait for Max to go before asking him questions that she would no longer ask him in class?
4. What does Kevin get Max for Christmas?
5. Who does Max run into on the front lawn of the hospital?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Kevin explain the act of remembering?
2. How is Kevin dressed for the Christmas Eve dinner at Max's house?
3. What do both Kevin and Max get each other for Christmas?
4. How does Mr. Meehan explain Max's inability to do well in school?
5. Describe the apartment that Max and his father hide out in.
6. Why does Loretta come to the abandoned basement to rescue Max?
7. What happens that makes Max go crazy at the hospital?
8. What happens to Kevin, at the end of Chapter 22, to send him to the hospital?
9. How does Max get his father to stop choking Loretta?
10. According to Max's father, what does Hell look like?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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?
Essay Topic 2
It is not until Max meets, and befriends, Kevin that he comes to excel in school. Why did it take his friendship with Kevin to pull Max out of his educational "box"? What does Kevin do that helps Max intellectually?
Essay Topic 3
Kevin gave Max an empty book right before he passed away. What was Kevin's plan for Max and the book? Why do you think Kevin gave the book to Max? How important do you think the book will be to Max in the future?
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