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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 does Layla say her father’s poetry is about?
2. How does Layla characterize her feeling about being in camp?
3. Whose prayer does Layla pray,while she is packing?
4. What does camp Mobius look like when Layla and her family arrive?
5. What kind of train takes Layla and her family to the relocation center?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Layla do when she cannot sleep?
2. What kind of scene does Layla describe when they get to the train station?
3. How do Layla and her family arrive at Camp Mobius?
4. How does Layla describe her feelings about the natural environment where the camp is located?
5. What kind of town does Layla live in, and how is her town bearing up under the new policies?
6. How do Layla's parents get notification that they are being relocated?
7. How does Jake engineer a meeting between Layla and David, and how does the visit go?
8. How does Layla’s approach to the relocation differ from her parents’?
9. How does Jake respond after Layla cannot get through to David?
10. How does Layla seek consolation in the first moments of her internment?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What personal qualities are responsible for Layla’s leadership? What are the advantages and disadvantages of taking the leadership position? What kind of leader is Layla, and what makes her successful?
Essay Topic 2
Discuss the difference between writing a novel and performing activism. How are they similar, how are they different? Is Ahmed’s book a form of activism? What are the advantages and disadvantages of writing a novel as a form of activism?
Essay Topic 3
Who is the audience for Internment? What is the ideal reader for Internment likely to think about the book’s main topics? How does this book try to affect the reader? What is it trying to teach him or her, or get him or her to do?
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