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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. Why does Leo's name appear in the newspaper?
2. Which of the following describes the voice of the main character?
3. How does Leo act when Stargirl talks to him?
4. What is a Saguaro?
5. Which of the following is not one of Hillari's theories about Stargirl?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Archie do when Leo and Kevin complain about their team losing the basketball game?
2. How could the character of Leo be described?
3. How does Archie make the boys realize that losing a basketball game is not the end of the world?
4. When Leo goes to see why a crowd has gathered at the top of the stairwell what does he find?
5. What surprise gift does Leo find on his porch after his birthday information is in the newspaper?
6. What happens the day after Hillari approached Stargirl in the cafeteria?
7. What seems to be changing for Stargirl after the incident at the football game?
8. What happens when Stargirl comes over to the table where Leo and Kevin are sitting?
9. What is the typical setup for the Hot Seat show that Leo and Kevin put on?
10. Who is Ron Kovac and what happens when he is injured?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
In what ways does mob mentality affect the events that happened in this book? Do you think that you are a strong enough person to resist the mentality of a mob? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 2
Why does Stargirl take Leo to the desert? What does she hope to gain? Does she succeed with her hopes? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 3
In the novel, Stargirl is compared to Johnny Appleseed. In what ways is this an accurate comparison? In what ways do you think this is an inaccurate comparison?
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