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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does Nyla notice about Ezra when she enters his room?
(a) That he is breathing is so quiet she can't hear it.
(b) That he seems to be asleep.
(c) That the shape of his eyes are unusual.
(d) That he is pink on a lot of his skin.
2. From where are the mother and son in the back room?
3. What is the personal question Nyle asks of Ezra?
(a) How it feels to be in a coma.
(b) If he thinks he is going to die.
(c) Why he doesn't want the curtain opened.
(d) How he got the scar on his forehead.
4. Who defends Muncie before Nyle has the chance to do so?
5. How is it clear that Ezra has improved?
(a) He has a good appetite.
(b) His breathing is not labored.
(c) His coloring is better.
(d) He is able to carry on a conversation.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Nyle wonder about her mask?
2. What is Gran's response to Nyle's question?
3. What does Nyle ask Gran?
4. What does Nyle decide to add to the farm?
5. Who does Nyle invite along?
Short Essay Questions
1. How do you think the theme of determination plays out in this chapter?
2. Describe Nyle's attempts to scare the neighbor's dog, Tyrus, away from the sheep. Why does Nyle want Tyrus to get off her property?
3. What does Mrs. Haskins assign her students to do and do you think this is mixing education with politics?
4. What adds to the tension between the Muncie and Nyle?
5. What is the first sign of hope that Ezra shows?
6. What is evidence of Ezra's continue improvement?
7. The issue of a drawn curtain occurs in this chapter, in previous chapters, and in future chapters. How does this issue come up in this chapter and venture a guess as to the significance of the incident.
8. Ten days after the accident, what does the Principal announce and what do you think your response would be?
9. What does Nyle see as she approaches the farmhouse and what might it foreshadow?
10. What happens that demonstrates one minor theme in this book--that is, not accepting people for who they are?
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