Mid-Book Test - Hard
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This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. How is Q starting to feel at school for the first time?
2. What does Lacey ask Q?
3. What happened when Ben Starling has a kidney infection?
4. Who is Lacey Pemberton?
5. For how long has Margo been gone when Q gets home to find some adults waiting for him?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Margo offer to reward Q and what is his response?
2. What does Margo ask Q when they are driving around, and where do they go?
3. What significant conversation do Ben and Q have in hour twelve?
4. What are Ben and Radar's theories about Margo and how does Q feel when he hears them?
5. What do Q and Radar talk about after Q calls him from hanging up with Ben?
6. How do Margo and Q break into Sea World and what do they do there?
7. What do Q and Margo talk about concerning the book Margo had started writing in fourth grade?
8. What does Margo do to wreck vengeance on Becca?
9. What is the parting scene like between Margo and Q at the end of the night?
10. Who is Robert Joyner and what do Margo and Q have to do with the man?
Paper Towns belongs to the young adult mystery genre. Discuss the following:
1. Define the literary term "genre" and give several examples of three other genres in addition to the young adult mystery genre.
2. Discuss two reasons why it might be useful to label a text by genre and two reasons it might be disadvantageous to label a text by genre.
3. What do you think is the difference between a young adult mystery and a historical novel?
Margo hates everything normal about herself and feels no one around her is authentic. She seems to be a person fully alienated and critical of her society and her social group. She does not fit into any of the social groups even though she is admired by her peers.
1. What do you think a student should do if she/he doesn't fit into the crowd at school? Use examples from Paper Towns and your life to support your answer.
2. What do you think makes a student stick out from others? Use examples from Paper Towns and your life to support your answer.
3. Why do you think Margo feels different from her peers? Use examples from Paper Towns and your life to support your answer.
Many readers of fiction place themselves in the position of one character, wondering if they would do the same thing as that character. Discuss the following:
1. Do you think one of the values of literature is to serve as a reflection of oneself? Why or why not?
2. Socrates said "Know thyself." How can reading a book such as Paper Towns help a reader to know him/herself? Do you find yourself reflecting on your own character and abilities when reading Paper Towns? Why or why not.
3. Choose one specific incident in Paper Towns to discuss and compare one of the characters' response to how you think you would respond.
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