Final Test - Hard
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This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who comes into the room after the commotion between Gene and Leper?
2. Who does Gene spend more time with?
3. Who receives a cryptic telegram?
4. Where does Leper guide Gene once he arrives?
5. Who do the boys fetch to give first aid to Finny?
Competition seems to be another large theme in this book, with the boys competing with each other for anything and everything they can.
Part 1: List three specific competitions the boys engage in.
Part 2: What does the competitive nature of Gene and Finny say about their friendship?
Part 3: Why do you think the author made Gene the one that excels in academics while Finny excels in sports?
The perception of the war is one that seems to change during the novel as well as fluctuate from the start to the finish of the novel.
Part 1: List the people in the novel who support the war. How do they show this support?
Part 2: List the people in the novel who do not support the war. How do they show their displeasure?
Part 3: What do you think the boys think of the war in general? Is this a 'good' or a 'bad' war? Support your answer.
The death of Finny is a scene that shocks the reader, and yet at the same time, it almost seems a blessing for this character.
Part 1: Why was Finny's original accident the worst thing that could have happened to him?
Part 2: How does Finny handle his initial accident as compared to his second accident?
Part 3: Do you think the death of Finny was necessary to tell this story? Why or why not?
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