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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 will Sampath have to do in Chapter 21 in order to get rid of the monkeys?
2. What religious temple takes up for the monkeys?
3. What does the man in the biology department of the university think when he reads in the paper about rampaging monkeys?
4. What is Sampath trying to do in Chapter 17 with which he is having a problem?
5. Why is Verma’s plan rejected?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why is the Hungry Hop boy not outside in Chapter 22?
2. What does Sampath do when the monkeys return to the compound, and then what do the monkeys do?
3. How does Pinky get the Hungry Hop boy to like her again?
4. What does the man in the biology department think about when he is reading the article about the monkeys in the orchard and what does his wife say?
5. What happens at the first proposal meeting at the DC’s residence?
6. How does the Hungry Hop boy feel about the girl his sisters have chosen for him to marry, and how does he get out of the house?
7. How is Sampath feeling about the orchard with all that is going on by Chaper 21?
8. What happens that causes Sampath to lose control of the monkeys, and what do the monkeys do?
9. How does Pinky end up at the police station?
10. Why is there a photographer at the orchard and what happens with him?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Many readers of fiction place themselves in the position of one character, wondering if they would do the same thing as that character. Discuss the following:
Do you think one of the values of literature is to serve as a reflection of oneself? Why or why not? Socrates said "Know thyself." How can reading a book such as Hullabaloo in the Guava Orchard help a reader to know him/herself? Do you find yourself reflecting on your own character and abilities when reading Hullabaloo in the Guava Orchard? Why or why not. Use examples from Hullabaloo in the Guava Orchard and your own life to support your answer.
Essay Topic 2
Foreshadowing is used in almost all works of fiction. Discuss the following:
What is foreshadowing? Identify three instances of foreshadowing in Hullabaloo in the Guava Orchard and what they foreshadow? How does foreshadowing contribute to a book's suspense? Are there any incidences that you thought foreshadows a future event, but it does not do so?
Essay Topic 3
People like and dislike books for different and personal reasons.
Analyze and discuss what you think are the characteristics of a successful novel and why Hullabaloo in the Guava Orchard is or is not a successful novel based on your criteria. Do you think Do you think the criteria for a successful novel should be different if it is written for adults versus young adults?
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