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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 do X-Ray and Zigzag offer Stanley mockingly?
2. What does Stanley do when Zero gives out while they are climbing the side of the mountain?
3. What do the boys say Stanley did to deserve Mr. Sir's treatment with the water?
4. What does Zero say is written on the suitcase?
5. What does Mr. Pendanski say Stanley should be trying to teach reading to rather than Zero?
Short Essay Questions
1. What happens when Zero & Stanley return to camp from the mountain?
2. What embarrassed Hattie Parker?
3. Why does Stanley feel he needs to go back down the mountain, and what is making him hesitant to go?
4. What happens when Stanley and Zero are able to make it to the top of the mountain?
5. What happens when the water truck comes to the dig site the afternoon Zero's replacement arrives?
6. What encourages Stanley as he walks through the desert alone after the water truck incident?
7. What happened when Trout came back to Green Lake?
8. What does Mr. Pendanski say happened when the other couselors and the warden come to investigate the fight between Stanley and Zigzag?
9. What surprises Stanley as he walks across the desert after the water truck incident?
10. What do Zero and Stanley talk about being at the top of the mountain?
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
Describe Mr. Pendanski's personality. Is he as abusive to the children as Mr. Sir? Why was Mr. Pendanski willing to take the abuse dished out by the warden? Why did Mr. Pendanski insist on treating Zero like he was stupid?
Essay Topic 3
Speculate on the reasons that X-Ray is the head of the boys at Tent D. What characteristics does X-Ray have that put him in a position of authority? Why is X-Ray unable to congratulate Stanley and Zero when they are released from camp?
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