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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 did Kate Barlow find left of the town of Green Lake 20 years after the death of Sam?
3. Why did Linda Miller marry Trout Walker?
4. What reason does the warden give for needing to check Stanley's suitcase?
5. What did Gladys Tennyson run out of her house to tell Sam?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Zero discover about the metal case he and Stanley have found?
2. What surprises Stanley as he walks across the desert after the water truck incident?
3. What happens when the attorney tries to get Stanley in the car to leave Camp Green Lake?
4. Explain how it changes Stanley's situation that Zero is digging for Stanley an hour out of every day?
5. When Kissing Kate Barlow came back to her town of Green Lake what did she find?
6. After recovering on top of the mountain, what do Zero and Stanley plan to do?
7. What does Stanley learn about Zero's past?
8. What happens when lightning crosses the dark desert sky?
9. Describe the boy that comes to Camp Green Lake to take Zero's place.
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
Describe the situations and actions that had to arise in order to assure that Madam Zeroni's and Elya Yelnats' descendants were both at Green Lake at the same time. Was this luck or destiny? Why did Green Lake's drought seemingly begin and end with the Yelnats' family curse?
Essay Topic 2
Explain the relationship between Stanley Yelnats and his family. How does this relationship differ from the other kids shown at camp? In what way could Stanley's family relationship have been better?
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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