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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 Rebecca's father talk about concerning ravens.
2. For what does Cammie tell the British operative she is angry?
3. What is Townsend's initial plan for class on the second day?
4. What do the girls find out Townsend did for an extended period of time?
5. What kind of encounter does Cammie have with Zach in the first chapter?
Short Essay Questions
1. What do the girls find out from Townsend?
2. What does Townsend tell the class about the Circle?
3. What does Cammie tell the others about Solomon, what do the girls insist is true and what else are the girls worried about?
4. What does Mr. Baxter do on the final leg of the journey to the Gallagher Academy?
5. What makes Cammie feel uneasy and what happens shortly after her feeling that way?
6. What is the conversation between Cammie and the person she unexpectedly meets?
7. How does Cammie's first day in Covert Operations class start?
8. What does the narratative in Chapter 15 say about Townsend and what do the girls do about him?
9. What does Cammie tell the British operative and what does he tell her?
10. What do the girls write up in their "Covert Operations Report?"
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Only the Good Spy Young is one book in a series of novels involving Cammie. Discuss the following.
1. What are a couple advantages of writing a series of novels about the same characters? Use examples.
2. What are a couple disadvantages of writing a series of novels about the same characters? Use examples.
3. Do you prefer to read a standalone book, or a series of books with the same main characters? Explain your response.
4. Do you think it is easier or more difficult (or about the same) to write a standalone book versus one in a series? Explain your answer.
Essay Topic 2
Discuss the following:
1. What is a plot? What are the most important elements of a plot and their definition? Do all novels have a plot? Why or why not?
2. Write a brief synopsis of the plot of Only the Good Spy Young, identifying where the various elements of the plot occur (Exposition, rising action, climax, falling action, resolution or denouement). Do you find it difficult to identify the plot? Why or why not? What about the various elements of the plot?
3. Identify the major sub-plots and their elements in Only the Good Spy Young. (The subplots may not contain every element of a major plot). Do the sub-plots add to the main plot? Why or why not. Are the sub-plots interesting in and of themselves? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 3
Discuss the following:
1. What do you think are the characteristics of a successful novel?
2. Analyze and discuss Only the Good Spy Young based upon the criteria you decide upon in #1 and judge if Only the Good Spy Young is a successful novel.
3. Do you think the criteria for a successful novel should be different if it is written for adults versus young adults? Why or why not? Would most adults consider Only the Good Spy Young a successful novel? What about young teens?
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