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The Age of Wire and String Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

Ben Marcus
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Mid-Book Test - Hard

Name: _____________________________ Period: ___________________________

This quiz 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 Topics

Ohio is a word that is used for house, whether standing or destroyed, according to the book.

Part 1: Do you think Ohio might be the place where the author grew up?

Part 2: How do you think a house can be standing and it can be destroyed at the same time?

Part 3: From this section, do you think Marcus' home life was happy?

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?

At one point, music is used to crush Stephen, and lyrics are not allowed.

Part 1: How can music be used to crush a person and for what purpose?

Part 2: Do you think music is something that is harmful?

Part 3: Why do you think Stephen needed to be crushed?

(see the answer keys)

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