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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. Where is Jack Starbright from?
2. In Ian Rider's office, there is a photograph of Alex where in Chapter 3, "Royal and General"?
3. How is the house described that Alex is driven to at Sayle Enterprises in Chapter 7, "Physalia Physalia"?
4. To whom does Alex send the diagram he finds in Chapter 8, "Looking for Trouble"?
5. What does Alex notice about the driver for the head of the bank where Ian Rider worked in Chapter 1, "Funeral Voices"?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Alex prove his loyalty amongst his training mates in Chapter 5, "Double O Nothing"?
2. Who does Mrs. Jones bring to meet with Alex after his training is complete in Chapter 6, "Toys Aren't Us"? What devices are given to Alex?
3. What does Alex overhear while snooping about the Sayle estate in Chapter 8, "Looking for Trouble"? Who catches Alex?
4. How is the protagonist introduced in Chapter 1, "Funeral Voices"? What central conflict is introduced in the beginning of the first chapter?
5. What does Alex discover at the salvage yard in Chapter 2, "Heaven for Cars"? What immediate danger does he face while there?
6. What encounter does Alex have with Wolf during parachute training in Chapter 6, "Toys Aren't Us"?
7. How is Herod Sayle's private residence described in Chapter 7, "Physalia Physalia"? What strange "pet" does Sayle keep?
8. What causes Alex concern after the death of his uncle in Chapter 1, "Funeral Voices"? What led Alex to live with his uncle?
9. Who plans the funeral for Ian Rider in Chapter 1, "Funeral Voices"? What does Alex remark as odd about the service?
10. Where is Alex picked up in the beginning of Chapter 7, "Physalia Physalia"? What is his journey like?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Compare and contrast the characters of Mr. Blunt and Mr. Crawley in the narrative. How does Alex feel about each of these characters and why?
Essay Topic 2
Describe and discuss the setting of Sayle Enterprises in the novel. Where is Sayle Enterprises located? How populous is the area?
Essay Topic 3
Describe and analyze the characters of Alex's training unit. Who among the trainees holds the most resentment for Alex and why?
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