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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 lie did Roy tell in order to get the file for the Mother Paula’s All-American Pancake House?
2. How many thermoses of coffee did Officer Delinko pack for his overnight shift?
3. Which of the following did Dana not already have in his criminal record?
4. If anyone saw an owl at the construction site, Chuck Muckle informed Curly to insist it was a robin or a _______________.
5. What did Beatrice bite to break her tooth?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Roy know that his dad cared about the owls too?
2. What does it say about Curly that he was at the owl sanctuary when Roy and his Dad went to see the owls in the Epilogue?
3. What is the symbolism shown at the end of Chapter Twenty-One?
4. How do Roy’s parents react overall to his involvement with Beatrice and Mullet Fingers?
5. How does Officer Delinko figure out that Dana is not the construction site vandal?
6. What about the conversation between Chuck Muckle and Curly indicates that the company is knowingly breaking a law, and what does this foreshadow?
7. Why was Dana almost certainly facing juvenile hall after being caught at the construction site?
8. Who demonstrates leadership in Chapter Twenty, and in what way(s)?
9. What does Dana’s dad’s reaction to Roy on his doorstep suggest to readers?
10. What does Roy interpret it to mean when his mom says his dad “respects” what Roy did about the owls?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Beatrice is introduced to readers as a bully, which is the reputation she holds at school and with her peers. However, she shows a maternal and protective side in private. To whom does she show this other side of her, and under what circumstances? Why might she have a public persona to hide her personal one?
Essay Topic 2
Parent-child relationships are a theme that runs throughout Hoot. What are at least three different parent-child relationships in the novel, and how do they compare to one another? What do they have in common and how do they differ?
Essay Topic 3
Many characters in Hoot have questionable morals, and even the characters who are overall “good” make some choices that would not be considered “good morals” by all. Which characters have “good” morals, and which have “bad” morals? Is it easy to distinguish the two? Are there any characters who have both good and bad morals?
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