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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. In Chapter 26, what grade does Scott get when he writes a comic as a response to reading a comic book?
2. In Chapter 26, when does Mr. Franka want Scott to make a decision on what the class will be learning in April?
3. According to Sturgeon's law how much of everything is "crap" (155)?
4. In Chapter 17, what is the name of the poem that Lee gives Scott to read?
5. In Chapter 18, how many basketball games are there in a week?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is the bad part about being on the stage crew?
2. At the end of Chapter 17, why does Scott wish that Lee never lent him the book with Byron's poem?
3. At the end of Chapter 31, how does Scott have a conversation with Julia, and what do they discuss?
4. In Chapter 19, what happens when Scott auditions for the play?
5. What conversation does Scott have with Lee at lunch at the beginning of Chapter 16?
6. What does Scott get assigned to write for the school paper in Chapter 18?
7. Why does Scott visit Mouth in the hospital in Chapter 25, and what does Scott think about when he is there?
8. What book does Scott lend Wesley in Chapter 24, and why does he see it as doing a favor for Wesley?
9. What does Scott think of the poem The Giaour?
10. How is Scott being noticed in Chapter 26?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Scott often comments that he has no idea what girls think. A major theme in the book is the inability of people to fully understand one another. How are the characters in the book examples of the inability of people to fully understand one another? How do those misunderstandings affect the plot?
Essay Topic 2
The story is told from Scott’s point of view. How does the point of view that the author uses affect the story and what can be told?
Essay Topic 3
Scott is overwhelmed with homework and extra-curricular activities at the beginning of his freshman year. How does Scott get overwhelmed? How does he learn to balance work and extracurricular activities? What does he learn from figuring out how to achieve balance in his life?
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