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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 is Zach looking for in Chapter 1?
2. What does Cammie tell the British operative?
3. What kind of encounter does Cammie have with Zach in the first chapter?
4. What makes Cammie think there is something she should see in the crowd around her in Chapter 2?
5. Where do the three girls go after greeting Liz?
Short Essay Questions
1. What do the girls see and do when they arrive at their dorm room?
2. What is the conversation between Cammie and the person she unexpectedly meets?
3. What do the girls find out from Townsend?
4. What does Cammie tell the others about Solomon, what do the girls insist is true and what else are the girls worried about?
5. What is Cammie doing at the beginning of Chapter 1 and who does she unexpectedly see?
6. What does Solomon say to Baxter's suggestion, what does he tell Cammie, and then what does he do?
7. What makes Cammie feel uneasy and what happens shortly after her feeling that way?
8. What does the narratative in Chapter 15 say about Townsend and what do the girls do about him?
9. What does Cammie think about doing as she is removing her skates and what does she decide?
10. How does Cammie hear what the adults are saying in the kitchen and how do they find out she is listening?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss the following:
1. What is foreshadow? How many incidences of foreshadow are in Only the Good Spy Young? How does foreshadow contribute to a book's suspense?
2. Discuss an example of foreshadow in Only the Good Spy Young including why you believe it is foreshadow. Include examples from the book and your own life to illustrate your answer.
3. How do you think most people react to uncertainty in their lives? Use examples from Only the Good Spy Young and your own live to support your opinion.
Essay Topic 2
Oftentimes, a book has more of a character-driven plot rather than action driven, and oftentimes the other way. Some books seem to balance the two. Discuss the following:
1. What do you think it means to say that a plot is character driven? Action driven?
2. How do you think a plot differs if it is character driven versus action driven?
3. Which type of plot do you find more interesting? Why?
4. Do you think it is possible to have a plot where action and character development share equal time? Why or why not.
5. What type of plot do you think Only the Good Spy Young is? Explain your response.
Essay Topic 3
Often, authors will write about "what they know," and sometimes knowing a little about the author makes the books more interesting. Discuss the following:
1. Research and give a brief biographical sketch of Ally Carter.
2. What in Carter's background may have helped him in writing Only the Good Spy Young? What may have influenced the way he depicts various characters and scenes?
3. Do you think there is always some of the author's own life in his/her novels? Why or why not? Give examples.
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