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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. When Stanley is sure that Zero isn't going to die on the mountain, what does he do?
2. When would Zero go to homeless shelters?
3. What did Kate Barlow find left of the town of Green Lake 20 years after the death of Sam?
4. What does Stanley think after what Zero says as he is falling asleep on the mountain?
5. What happens when Stanley finds a large object upside-down in the middle of desert when he is walking alone after the water truck incident?
Short Essay Questions
1. When Kissing Kate Barlow came back to her town of Green Lake what did she find?
2. What surprises Stanley as he walks across the desert after the water truck incident?
3. What do Zigzag and the other boys do to Stanley to bait him into a fight?
4. What happens after Mr. Sir has filled Stanley's canteen for the first time?
5. What encourages Stanley as he walks through the desert alone after the water truck incident?
6. What happens when Zero & Stanley return to camp from the mountain?
7. How has Zero survived the harsh desert for so long when Stanley finds him?
8. What stops the warden from taking the metal case from Zero and Stanley?
9. What does Zero discover about the metal case he and Stanley have found?
10. What does Stanley learn about Zero's past?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Compare the relationship between Zero and Stanley to that of the relationship between Madam Zeroni and Elya Yelnats.
Essay Topic 2
Analyze the role Trout Walker's character played in the following:
1) The story of Kate and Sam.
2) The story of Stanley and Zero's story.
3) The book 'Holes' overall.
Essay Topic 3
Why did Mr. Sir choose to refuse Stanly any water after Mr. Sir's sunflower seeds were taken? Could there have been better punishment? Describe Mr. Sir and Stanley's stand off regarding the water and what it's really about.
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