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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 makes the other boys mad at Stanley?
2. What do the warden and other counselors do when they see the boys covered by deadly creatures in the hole?
3. What surprises Stanley as he walks through the desert alone after the water truck incident?
4. Who comes to help Stanley when Zigzag is getting the better of Stanley in Part 2?
5. What does Stanley do when Zero gives out while they are climbing the side of the mountain?
Short Essay Questions
1. Explain how it changes Stanley's situation that Zero is digging for Stanley an hour out of every day?
2. What happened when Trout came back to Green Lake?
3. Why does Stanley feel he needs to go back down the mountain, and what is making him hesitant to go?
4. Describe the boy that comes to Camp Green Lake to take Zero's place.
5. What happens after Mr. Sir has filled Stanley's canteen for the first time?
6. What does Stanley learn about Zero's past?
7. What happens when the attorney tries to get Stanley in the car to leave Camp Green Lake?
8. What do Zero and Stanley spend their time doing on top of the mountain?
9. After recovering on top of the mountain, what do Zero and Stanley plan to do?
10. What surprises Stanley as he walks across the desert after the water truck incident?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What is significant about Hector Zeroni's nickname, "Zero"? Is it possible that both the Zeroni and the Yelnats families were effected by the curse?
Essay Topic 2
Did Sam's onions have healing powers? Why did the people in the town go to see the doctor and take Sam's concoction? Why is it the only place in Green Lake that didn't dry up was Sam's onion field?
Essay Topic 3
Look at Zero's personality. Why did Zero hit Mr. Pendanski with a shovel? Why would Zero refuse to go back to camp when it was likely he would die in the desert? Why was Zero so willing to dig for Stanley and to fight for him when Zigzag attacked?
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