Petals on the Wind Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

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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. Who receives a surprise party in Chapter 9?

2. In Chapter 6, where are the students enrolled?

3. What causes Carrie to cry in Chapter 13?

4. Where does Julian leave Catherine after a fight in Chapter 16?

5. Who tries to seduce Catherine at the end of Chapter 3?

Short Essay Questions

1. How do the children adjust to living at Dr. Paul's house?

2. What does Catherine want for her Christmas gift in Chapter 13 and why?

3. Why are Catherine and the children on a bus in Chapter 1 and where are the headed?

4. What happens at the dance audition in Chapter 5?

5. Who is Julia and how is she related to Dr. Paul?

6. Why does Julian insist that Catherine needs to become his dance partner?

7. Who visits Catherine backstage in Chapter 18? What happens as a result of this visit?

8. Who is Julian and how does Catherine meet him?

9. Who refuses to support Catherine's engagement to Dr. Paul?

10. What gifts does Catherine receive in Chapter 17, and who gives them to her?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Dr. Paul reveals to Catherine that his ex-wife murdered their small child. What is the significance of this story and how does it apply to the theme of revenge?

Essay Topic 2

Describe the events surrounding Carrie's suicide. Why does she decide that suicide is her only option? Who do you believe is to blame for her demise? What could have changed her fate?

Essay Topic 3

Carrie's classmates torment her in several ways. Discuss two ways Carrie's classmates torment her and it's effect on Carrie. Then discuss the significance of Carrie falling into the attic at school

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