The Age of Wire and String Test | Final Test - Hard

Ben Marcus
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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. When the process of capturing the wind of a storm is complete, the storm will leave the sky in favor of the _________.

2. The types of _________ in which horses are found are as varied as all the influences which have brought them into being.

3. Mrs. Marcus caused ________ to enter Jason, according to the descriptions in the book.

4. ________ interception is an obstruction that takes the form of patterns or clouds people see when bids fly.

5. Swimming becomes a commemoration of the dead that involves arcing movements of the ________.

Short Essay Questions

1. Describe the front of the car, as it is described in this section of the book.

2. What happens when the boy decides to pray to the bird, according to the story?

3. What is the principal on which dogs depend, according to the writing in this book?

4. What does the father tell the boy needs to happen in order to help Monk?

5. What are the three things that the author points out as having affected the horse populations?

6. Where does family energy come from, according to the section entitled "Flap, Wire, and Name"?

7. How is the experience of swimming described?

8. What happens when the wind grows strong and reverses after the society moves underground?

9. How does the author define the idea of religion in this section of the book?

10. What are the two meanings of Frederick/frederick, as defined in this section?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

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?

Essay Topic 2

Marcus talks about the way that food evolved into other words and garments with new names.

Part 1: How do you think society's ideas about food have evolved?

Part 2: Do you think your own ideas about food have changed over the years?

Part 3: Why do you think food is a part of this book? What does it serve to teach a reader?

Essay Topic 3

The Ben Marcus is a false map made of skin, according to the book's description.

Part 1: Why do you think the Ben Marcus is a false map made of skin?

Part 2: Can a false map be made to be true or is it unchangeable?

Part 3: How do you think a false map can still be useful in life?

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