The City of Ember Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

Jeanne DuPrau
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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. Which of the following is NOT something the people of Ember begin throwing at the mayor?

2. What has Poppy done with the paper from inside the beautiful box Granny found?

3. How much does the man say he is charging for his colored pencils?

4. What color are the uniforms worn by the guards?

5. What does Doon see when he steps through the door marked "main tunnel"?

Short Essay Questions

1. What does Doon say about the situation in Ember and what is the Mayor's reaction?

2. Describe the drawing Lina creates on the back of a can label.

3. List at least three of the jobs that are included in the list of jobs given out to Lina, Doon, and their classmates. Briefly described those jobs.

4. What happens when Lina and Doon are trying to figure out a way into the strange door Doon finds in the Pipeworks?

5. What is Lina's Granny's job and what is she doing on the day Lina comes home from work in Chapter 4?

6. What are Granny and Poppy doing when Lina gets home from the town meeting?

7. What interests Doon so much that he has a book about it, what is the book called, and how does he study this subject?

8. What is Clary's job and what does she give Lina on the day they see the man coming back from the Unknown Regions?

9. What are some of the old words and phrases Doon finds in a book in the library and what does the book say they mean?

10. Where does Doon go to learn about fire and what are some of the things Doon learns about fire?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Describe Assignment Day. How are jobs assigned? What's wrong with this method? What could have been done differently?

Essay Topic 2

How does Ember come into being? Why is it built? What are the Builders' plans for the city? How do those plans go wrong?

Essay Topic 3

What do people believe exists outside the lights of Ember? How do people go about trying to explore that region? What are the results?

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