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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. What are the Quagmires missing on their tray?
2. What is Mr. Remora's first question about to Violet?
3. Who enters the shack and tells the children how hard their tests will be?
4. Why does Isadora suggest that the helicopter never arrived to take the Baudelaire children away?
5. What does the narrator say is the only reason a person shouldn't get a good night's sleep?
Short Essay Questions
1. Describe how the day goes while the Baudelaire children are waiting for their meeting with Coach Genghis.
2. In Chapter 11 in what way are the children reminded of being at home?
3. What does Principal Nero tell the children about the exams?
4. What plan do the Quagmires come up with?
5. What is odd about the fact that Violet says "if we are lucky" as the narrator describes it in Chapter 8?
6. What does Coach Genghis tell the children to do when they meet him after dinner in Chapter 7?
7. What do the children see at the end of Chapter 11 that makes them realize something is wrong with the Quagmires?
8. What starts the fight between Klaus and Isadora?
9. What are the children sore from in the beginning of Chapter 8?
10. Describe the topic of assumptions that the narrator speaks on in the beginning of Chapter 12.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Emotions run high in the story.
1) Explain the emotions and the role that they play in the story.
2) In what way do the Baudelaire children and the Quagmire children mirror real life children emotionally given the situation. In what ways are they different?
Essay Topic 2
The children know that Count Olaf always has one or more of his accomplices around to help them.
1) Should the children have known that the two lunch ladies were friends of Count Olaf's? Explain.
2) Why were the lunch ladies able to avoid suspicion when Coach Genghis was not?
Essay Topic 3
The Baudelaire and Quagmire children felt that they had no options left when they decided to switch shoes.
What other options had been left open to them? What had they not thought of? Did they try everything given what is known about the series?
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