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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. When Richard wakes Skink from a nightmare at the beginning of Chapter 11, what is hanging in Skink's beard?
2. At the time that Richard stole an item in Saint Augustine, where was Richard working?
3. What type of woodpecker does Richard say that Malley sees in Chapter 18?
4. What song does Skink mention when he says he has never been married?
5. In Chapter 19, how many states does Richard say the feral pigs roam?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Tommy say he took Corporal Chock's name?
2. What do Richard and Malley buy at a Tom Thumb store in Chapter 20?
3. What is the weather like shortly after Skink arrives on the houseboat in Chapter 16?
4. What happens to the canoe in Chapter 11?
5. Why does Richard say that his stepfather is not a total wimp?
6. What does Tommy say about getting married to Malley?
7. What does Richard sees when he first views the houseboat?
8. Why do Richard and Malley start walking in Chapter 18?
9. What did Richard's dad once say about evil?
10. What gear is lost with the canoe?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Richard refers to Skink as his grandfather several times. What type of relationship develops between Richard and Skink, and in what way does Skink serve as a grandfather to Richard?
Essay Topic 2
Deductive reasoning is used by Richard and Skink to find Malley. How do they use deductive reasoning, and how is that type of reasoning used to find Malley?
Essay Topic 3
Richard is introduced to the book Silent Spring by Skink. Why does the book become important to Richard, and how does reading it affect him and decisions that he makes?
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