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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. Approximately how many of the survey questions does Pete Ramirez suggest Mae should complete in a day when he sets her up with her headset?
2. How many child abductions does Francis say have occurred nationwide since the child tracking program has been initiated in Book II?
3. About how many spots does Jackie say there are for Ivy League freshmen each year in Book II?
4. How many followers on her Zing feed does Mae have in the beginning of Book II?
5. Where will Mae be going to work after leaving the Customer Experience division in Book I?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Mae continue working in CE after her transparency?
2. Where does Mae meet Kalden the second time? Where does he take her?
3. How is duality expressed thematically in The Circle?
4. Why does Mae post a picture of Mercer's chandelier given to her parents in Book I? How does he respond?
5. What announcement does Mae make along with Bailey at the end of Book I?
6. Whom does Mae interview on the day of the meeting of medical professionals at the Circle?
7. What is the significance of the Sahara Desert in the novel?
8. What aspects of her job does Gina introduce Mae to in Book I?
9. How do Mae's circumstances change after she goes transparent?
10. What creatures from the Marianas Trench are introduced in Book II?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss the theme of security versus privacy in The Circle. What statement do you think that the author is making regarding this subject in the narrative? Which is more important to the characters in the novel? Why?
Essay Topic 2
Discuss the author's use of similes and metaphors in the novel. What are examples of each? What do they describe? How does each of these examples serve the reader?
Essay Topic 3
Describe and analyze the character of Annie in the novel. What is Annie's relationship to Mae? What is Annie's position at the Circle? How does Annie's character evolve in the course of the story?
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