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

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Mid-Book Test - Hard

Name: _________________________ Period: ___________________

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 Topics

Essay Topic 1

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 2

The dog is described many times in this book, often as having powers to impact all those around them.

Part 1: Why do you think the dog is so important in this book?

Part 2: How do you think a dog might play an important role in the life of a person?

Part 3: Would the book be different if the word 'cat' was used instead of 'dog'?

Essay Topic 3

The violence the author includes seems to be used to shock the reader, rather than to add to the book's strength.

Part 1: Is there ever a place for violence in a book? What purpose can it serve?

Part 2: How do you feel about the section on a family witnessing an intruder coming into the home and then killing themselves?

Part 3: Do you think that the author has a personal experience with an intruder committing suicide?

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