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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. When does Jem see the dates?
2. Whose house is the party held at?
3. How did Jem's mother die?
4. What do the numbers that Jem sees indicate?
5. What is the first compliment Terry gives Jem?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Jem carry guilt about the explosion?
2. Why does Jem not take up the offer of the woman in town who knows she is a run away?
3. How does Spider calm Jem's fears about the cows?
4. What illegal activity is Spider involved in?
5. How does Spider calm down Jem about her guilt over the explosion?
6. What mistake does Jem make while buying a map?
7. Why does Spider steal a car to get out of the city?
8. Why does Jem stop Spider from getting food in the wild?
9. How does Jem know Spider is involved in something illegal?
10. Who is Cyril, and how does Jem learn about him?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What are some of the key examples of gratitude in this book, and how do these instances affect that characters involved in those scenes?
Essay Topic 2
Fear is a common theme in this book that is presented a number of times by a number of characters. What are some of these instances, and how does fear affect the characters in the book?
Essay Topic 3
What did Jem learn from her lonely trek in the woods, and how did this change her life?
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