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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. Who comes to help Stanley when Zigzag is getting the better of Stanley in Part 2?
2. What is wrong with Zero when Stanley finds him after the water truck incident?
3. When Stanley is sure that Zero isn't going to die on the mountain, what does he do?
4. What happens as Stanley drives home from Camp Green Lake?
5. What does Zero offer Stanley while they are under the boat?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Zero discover about the metal case he and Stanley have found?
2. What encourages Stanley as he walks through the desert alone after the water truck incident?
3. What happens when the water truck comes to the dig site the afternoon Zero's replacement arrives?
4. What embarrassed Hattie Parker?
5. What happens when Zero is questioned about the reading lessons Stanley is giving him?
6. What stops the warden from taking the metal case from Zero and Stanley?
7. Describe the boy that comes to Camp Green Lake to take Zero's place.
8. What happens when Stanley and Zero are able to make it to the top of the mountain?
9. After recovering on top of the mountain, what do Zero and Stanley plan to do?
10. Why does Stanley want to go back to camp so badly after finding Zero in the desert?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
There are many things that Stanley believes to be bad luck because of his family curse. Explain how each thing that happened to him could be looked at as a positive thing since Stanley eventually found the fortune buried by Kate Barlow.
Essay Topic 2
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 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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