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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. The boy also has another animal, named _________, that has been shaved.
2. ________ is impossible in a severe storm from Mrs. Marcus, unless a small house is made out of a boy's hair.
3. The boy examines the _______ and holds a wire to a scaffold.
4. Swimming becomes a commemoration of the dead that involves arcing movements of the ________.
5. _________ are related by race as well as by nationality and culture.
Short Essay Questions
1. How is the experience of swimming described?
2. What are two of the things that can happen in the place where people live in all sorts of shelters?
3. What are some of the names of those parts of the brain that are able to resist the bird calls?
4. What is the object of the hiding-ball game, according to the writing in the story?
5. What happens when the boy decides to pray to the bird, according to the story?
6. What is the definition of a Walter?
7. What is the process in which a dog current will be created within the dog?
8. What is the passenger described as in this part of the book?
9. What are the three things that the author points out as having affected the horse populations?
10. What is the principal on which dogs depend, according to the writing in this book?
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
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 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?
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