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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. Where is Jem's favorite haunt?
2. Why doesn't Jem want to be friends with Terry?
3. How old is Jem at the beginning of the book?
4. What does Jem see explode?
5. Who recognizes Spider at a gas station?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does the woman in town offer to do a favor for Jem and Spider?
2. Who is Cyril, and how does Jem learn about him?
3. What does Spider want to do after stealing a car?
4. Why does Jem not take up the offer of the woman in town who knows she is a run away?
5. What does Val realize when Jem refuses to say she will take care of Spider?
6. What strange thing does Jem notice while at the Eye of London?
7. Why does Spider steal a car to get out of the city?
8. What makes the moment so awkward after Jem and Spider make love?
9. Why does Jem carry guilt about the explosion?
10. How does Jem feel after she destroys everything she owns, and why?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Honor is something that many of the main characters strive for in this book. Who was most affected by this pursuit, and how did it change the course of the plot?
Essay Topic 2
Which character do you relate with the most in this book? Why is this? How does this character change throughout the book?
Essay Topic 3
What are some of the key examples of gratitude in this book, and how do these instances affect that characters involved in those scenes?
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