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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 concept, which appeared in a newspaper column, does the narrator explain in Chapter 101?

2. What was the breed of the dog the narrator found on the grass?

3. What does Siobhan ask the narrator about at school on Monday in Chapter 149?

4. Why did the narrator like the grass?

5. Why is the narrator's father frustrated by the time they reach home from the police headquarters?

Short Essay Questions

1. Why does Christopher like timetables? When did he make timetables? What example of a timetable does he give the reader?

2. Describe Christopher's favorite dream.

3. Describe Christopher's adventures at the police headquarters.

4. How does Mrs. Shears behavior differ in Chapter 53 from her behavior the night that Wellington was killed (Chapter 5)?

5. How does Christopher escape the police officer in Chapter 211?

6. What does Christopher tell Mr. Jeavons about Terry? And why is it significant that he reveals his conversation with Terry?

7. Describe Christopher's feelings towards his father and how he deals with his feelings in Chapter 233?

8. How does Christopher compare his father's and mother's anger towards him?

9. How is Christopher's memory like a video player? And how is it different?

10. What happened to Toby in Chapter 227? How does the narrator save Toby?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Christopher has a deep fear of strangers. How does he overcome this fear during his adventure to London? What techniques does he use to cope with the strangers? Why is it significant that he is able to cope with being around the strangers? Please use examples from the book to support your answer.

Essay Topic 2

In what way does the author try to reveal Christopher's disability? What writing techniques does he use to try to convey his disability? What style techniques does he use to try to convey his disability? Please use examples from the book to support your answer.

Essay Topic 3

What are Christopher's views on God? How does he view God? Does he believe in God? Why or why not? Please use examples from the book to support your answer.

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