Mid-Book Test - Hard
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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. Ownership of _______ is a big problem, according to the book's story.
2. By looking at a thing, we destroy it with our _________, according to the book.
3. If the man destroying his house were a father of the author, then he would shout at his _______, which would form an animal.
4. The ________ contain written prayers that ask for the specific measurements from the sun.
5. Some travelers are kept constantly _________, according to the story about the delicate meal.
Short Essay Questions
1. What are grass guards?
2. What happens when the boy decides to pray to the bird, according to the story?
3. What is the process of detecting the position of remote things, even birds?
4. What happens when the wind grows strong and reverses after the society moves underground?
5. What is the principal on which dogs depend, according to the writing in this book?
6. What are the three things that the author points out as having affected the horse populations?
7. What is the process in which a dog current will be created within the dog?
8. What is the point that is made about the prison publishing industry, according to the book?
9. What is the process of work, as used in the description of the process of welding?
10. What will happen when the sleeper's stomach is massaged when they are snoring?
Essay Topic 1
Marcus writes that disclosing mysteries is a way to look at society without destroying the mysteries themselves.
Part 1: Why do you think society has so many mysteries?
Part 2: How do you think that disclosing a mystery might destroy it?
Part 3: What are the problems with destroying the mysteries of society?
Essay Topic 2
The brain is divided into nine different loaves, some of which are able to resist bird calls.
Part 1: What is the significance of the number 'nine' in this description of the brain?
Part 2: Do you think the brain is as fragmented as the author describes?
Part 3: How do you think the brain might be separated in real life?
Essay Topic 3
Marcus uses names in the book, but does not give them traditional definitions. For example, Jennifer is the partial inability to see hands.
Part 1: What is the purpose of assigning new definitions to words in the book?
Part 2: Do you think Marcus is trying to be confusing to the reader?
Part 3: How do the new definitions expand the meaning of words for the reader?
This section contains 645 words
(approx. 3 pages at 300 words per page)