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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 front of a ______ appears to be identical to that of a horse-drawn carriage, in the first section.
2. The boy also has another animal, named _________, that has been shaved.
3. The ________ never stops, and children roam outside while cooking in the grass.
4. Circle of _________ is an area in which singing birds can encourage a pedestrian to bother a group of people.
5. What is another name for the electric cell that is described in #149?
Short Essay Questions
1. What happens to the skin when a wind gun is used?
2. What happens to the unnamed men who are connected to the wire, according to this section of the book?
3. What is the only way that a person can escape from a dog?
4. How is 'arm' described in Biology?
5. Where does family energy come from, according to the section entitled "Flap, Wire, and Name"?
6. What is described in the Circle of Willis, one of the many sections in this book?
7. What is the object of the hiding-ball game, according to the writing in the story?
8. What is the process in which a dog current will be created within the dog?
9. What are the three things that the author points out as having affected the horse populations?
10. What is the cycle of the boy who walks the earth in this section of the story?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The Living are described as people who seem to put their hands in something unseen and too heavy to lift.
Part 1: What do you think Marcus means when he talks about the living?
Part 2: Do you think that you are a part of the Living? Why or why not?
Part 3: Who do you think should not be a part of the Living? Why?
Essay Topic 2
People, according to the book, try to become the 'thompson' or the supreme leader when a part of religion.
Part 1: Who do you think Thompson refers to in the book?
Part 2: Why do you think people seek out the opportunity to become a supreme leader?
Part 3: Do you believe that people are always trying to be powerful?
Essay Topic 3
Ben Marcus' book is one that is considered to be experimental, to say the least, which can be confusing for some readers.
Part 1: What is the purpose of writing an experimental book?
Part 2: Do you think an experimental book is one that's easy to read?
Part 3: How do you think the book would be different if it was written in a standard way?
This section contains 652 words
(approx. 3 pages at 300 words per page)