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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 college had offered Mfumbe a scholarship?
2. What memory from her dream warms Kayla despite her waking feeling chilled?
3. What does Kayla wait for before going back to the cabin?
4. While in the diner, what does Kayla consider doing?
5. What does a doctor tell Mava and Tova about elderly people?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Mfumbe decide to leave home? Why is his departure a choice rather than a necessity?
2. After Kayla says goodbye to Katie, she goes to a diner. What does Kayla see on the diner's television?
3. What prevents Mava and Tova from moving to Canada?
4. How does Kayla explain her need to use the e-card to the waitress in the diner?
5. How does Mfumbe's father rationalize getting the tattoo?
6. What vision does Kayla have one morning?
7. Why does Mfumbe decide to steal some medicine?
8. How does Kayla connect with Mfumbe again?
9. How do Kayla and Mfumbe escape the Global-1 officers?
10. What does Kayla dream while sleeping in the woods?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Analyze one major theme of The Bar Code Tattoo. How is the theme expressed through symbolism? Characters' behaviors? Action?
Essay Topic 2
In some ways, Kayla Reed is a larger-than-life heroine. Despite incredible odds, she usually comes out on top in The Bar Code Tattoo and in the other books in the series. Is a hero or heroine a necessary part of every work of fiction? Why or why not? Explain your answer.
Essay Topic 3
Titles often play a vital role in making a person decide to read a particular book. In your opinion, why is The Bar Code Tattoo titled as such?
Do you think it is the best title for the book? Why or why not? Do you think a title needs to have direct relevance to a book's content? Have you ever read a book and wondered how the title was relevant to the story?
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