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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. Mrs. Marcus caused ________ to enter Jason, according to the descriptions in the book.
2. The front of a ______ appears to be identical to that of a horse-drawn carriage, in the first section.
3. In the section Weather Killer, a place where people can live in all sorts of __________ is discussed.
4. ________ interception is an obstruction that takes the form of patterns or clouds people see when bids fly.
5. The father used to make shows with _________ for the author and for the author's brother, it seems.
Short Essay Questions
1. Where does family energy come from, according to the section entitled "Flap, Wire, and Name"?
2. What happens to the unnamed men who are connected to the wire, according to this section of the book?
3. What should a person do with the wind of a storm, according to quotes from the mother's book?
4. What is the process of work, as used in the description of the process of welding?
5. How is 'arm' described in Biology?
6. What happens when the wind grows strong and reverses after the society moves underground?
7. What is the principal on which dogs depend, according to the writing in this book?
8. What is the object of the hiding-ball game, according to the writing in the story?
9. What are the two meanings of Frederick/frederick, as defined in this section?
10. What is the process of detecting the position of remote things, even birds?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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?
Essay Topic 2
A sleep collaboration seems to be a group that wants people to sleep until they chase away the bad things in their lives.
Part 1: How would you define the idea of a sleep collaboration?
Part 2: Why do you think a sleep collaboration might be necessary?
Part 3: Do you think you could be a part of a sleep collaboration?
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?
This section contains 677 words
(approx. 3 pages at 300 words per page)