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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 Adam's dream in terms of the career path he wants to take?
2. What kind of club meeting did Adam tell his mother he was attending, even though he was really going out with Amy?
3. What is the name of the boy who begins to harass Adam as he is sitting at the table, talking about his bike?
4. Where is the game that Amy invented played at, preferably during a very busy time?
5. What do the troublemakers hit Adam with as he is sitting at the table, thinking about where to put his bike?
Short Essay Questions
1. What has Adam done with himself during the session noted in tape OZK003?
2. What does the man on the phone tell Adam about what he has been doing all day?
3. What does the man do when Adam offers him $25 to tell him where his bike has gone?
4. What does Adam ask Brint about Paul Delmonte when the name is brought up again?
5. Why were Adam and his parents taking that initial bus ride away from their home?
6. What is so special about Benton Falls, the place where Adam decides to spend the night as he continues his bike journey?
7. What is the mild threat that Brint gives to Adam when Adam will not respond to him during the interrogation?
8. Why does Adam's arm hurt so much, according to the narrative at the beginning of the section?
9. Why doesn't Adam tell Amy anything about his spying on his family?
10. What is Adam planning to do in the morning when he awakens at the beginning of this section?
Essay Topic 1
It's fascinating to see an author use a very dark subject in order to tell a story for young adults.
Part 1: Do you think this story is realistic in its content? Why or why not?
Part 2: Do you think children should be sheltered from dark news and ideas? Why or why not?
Part 3: Do you think younger readers can benefit from this story? If so, how? If not, why not?
Essay Topic 2
Adam seems to be chasing his memories just as much as Dr. Brint is. Adam has no idea who he is at first, so the interrogations allow him to investigate his own life as well.
Part 1: Why do you think Adam has troubles remembering his true name and identity?
Part 2: Do you think Adam wants to remember his old life anymore? Why or why not?
Part 3: Do you think there's any chance that Adam can be a normal and well-adjusted boy anymore? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 3
The question of identity is one that continues to be asked throughout the story.
Part 1: Do you think that identity can only be defined in one way? Why or why not?
Part 2: Do you think a person's identity can change? Why or why not?
Part 3: Do you think it's healthy to have more than one identity? Why or why not?
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