The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid Test | Lesson Plans Final Test - Hard

Bill Bryson
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Final Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. Where were the students supposed to go during the exercise in #107?

2. How old was Bryson when he broke the body part in #133?

3. What was the name of Bryson's elementary school?

4. Why did Bryson and his friends play inside most of the time?

5. What college did Bryson attend for a short time?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

There are several events of foreshadowing in the stories. Define foreshadowing. Cite at least two situations in the stories that serve as foreshadowing.

Essay Topic 2

Explain some of the examples of regionalism found in the book. Can regionalism include more than accents and food? What else encompasses the culture and personality of a region?

Essay Topic 3

Create a character study of Bill Bryson. What are his physical characteristics? What are his personality traits? What are his motivations? What are his fears? What else can you say about Bryson?

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