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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 Spider say helped them get away from the explosion?
2. What is Jem's last name?
3. What question does Spider promise to never ask Jem again?
4. What is Terry's nickname?
5. Why does Jem say she never wants to be a mother?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Jem know Spider is involved in something illegal?
2. Why does Jem say she never wants children?
3. What does Jem tell Mr. McNulty she wants to be when she grows up?
4. Why does Jem not take up the offer of the woman in town who knows she is a run away?
5. Why does Jem feel partially guilty about her mother's death?
6. How is Karen different for Jem than other people who had her position?
7. What special gift does Jem have?
8. Why does Jem stop Spider from getting food in the wild?
9. How does Spider show his optimistic attitude in the woods?
10. What does Val realize when Jem refuses to say she will take care of Spider?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The characters in this novel had their own goals and motivations. Select four characters and then write their main motivation throughout the book, and how this goal affected the characters around them.
Essay Topic 2
What does Jem feel about friendship, and why is this so central to the plot?
Essay Topic 3
What caused Jem to be a suspect in the explosion, and how did she respond to this situation?
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