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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. The Official says that the person in #21 will never show up on a microcard because he is a/an __________________.
2. In a dream, Cassia is supposed to tell Em to ______________________ at the Match Banquet.
3. What artifact does Xander have?
4. Who challenges Cassia to open her eyes to see beyond what is generally considered acceptable?
5. What do the girls who are to be Matched do at the dinner?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is Society doing in the middle of the night that Cassia's mother considers to be a warning for her?
2. How does Xander feel about Cassia's going after Ky and what does he give he for her journey?
3. What is no longer possible now that Grandfather's tissue samples have been lost?
4. How is Ky different from everyone else during a film's death scene?
5. What does the shrieking of trees foreshadow in this chapter?
6. What does Cassia feel about her father's destruction of Grandfather's tissue samples?
7. Why does Cassia feel so guilty about Ky's deportation?
8. Where is Cassia working at the end of the story and what is her main objective now?
9. What is the first word that Ky teaches Cassia to write?
10. What is the importance of the Matching system?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Create a brief character study of Cassia. What did she look like? What were her positive personality traits? What were her dreams and fears? What was most valuable to her in her world?
Essay Topic 2
Explain the significance of the book's title. What does the author mean by calling it simply MATCHED? What is he trying to emphasize with this emphatic style? Suggest three alternate titles for this book with supporting rationale for each.
Essay Topic 3
Ally Condie is a master at dramatic devices. Choose an example of symbolism, metaphor, and irony. Briefly describe them and identify the technique which they embody.
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