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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 is the result of Adam not knowing how to work the treadmill?
2. What is the name of the intellectual group Adam invites Charlotte to?
3. What is significant about Charlotte's professor Mr. Sterling?
4. What does Mr. Sterling encourage Charlotte to do?
5. What does Charlotte want to feel toward Adam?
Short Essay Questions
1. When Adam walks Charlotte to Saint Ray house, why is he so interested in going in with her?
2. How does Hoyt come to receive a partial scholarship based on his "deserving poor" status?
3. As Hoyt looks at himself in the mirror, how does he see himself?
4. Why is Jojo demoted to second string during basketball practice?
5. Why does Mr. Sterling ask to see Charlotte after class?
6. Why is Charlotte excited when Hoyt says her name when they say goodbye?
7. In the game against Cincinnati, why is Jojo's game off?
8. Why were many fans excited to watch the pick-up basketball game?
9. Why is Charlotte's class with Mr. Sterling so exciting to her?
10. What is the significance of Charlotte using a fake ID to get into a bar?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Many life changing events occur during the course of this book. Choose one character: either Adam, Jojo, or Hoyt. Explore how the character changes from the beginning of the book to the end. Are the changes for the good? Are the changes expected? Do the characters get what they wanted in the end?
Essay Topic 2
Provide a short description of the basketball stadium and the locker room, discussing the dichotomy between this building and the rest of campus.
What point is the author trying to make with this description? Provide support for your answer with information and examples from the book.
Essay Topic 3
Discuss the dynamics between the president of Dupont, Mr. Quat, and Coach Roth. What does each of these men represent? How do the actions of these men affect events in the book? What is the author trying to portray by the interaction of these men?
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