The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time Test | Lesson Plans Final Test - Hard

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Final Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. Where does the narrator hide as the train approaches Didcot Parkway?

2. Why did the narrator refuse to go to the toilet?

3. In Chapter 229, what happens in the narrator's dream?

4. What is in the Smarties box?

5. What does the narrator say he can see between the roof of the shed and the big plant that hangs over the fence from the house next door?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Why is the narrator so concerned with taking the A-level test? What will taking the A-level test prove? Is it necessary for the narrator to take the A-level exam? Why or why not? Please use examples from the book to support your answer.

Essay Topic 2

Death is a theme in the book with Christopher believing that his mother is dead and discovering a dead Wellington on the lawn. However, it is through Wellington's death that Christopher discovers his mother is alive. Why do you think Christopher's father told Christopher that his mother was dead? Why would he create the story about Mother dying at the hospital? Did Father's action symbolize his burying of his relationship with mother? Please use examples from the book to support your answer.

Essay Topic 3

There are several illustrations throughout the book. What roles do these illustration have in regards to the text in the novel? Why is it necessary for the author to include these illustrations? What do these illustrations say about the author? What do these illustrations say about Christopher? Please use examples from the book to support your answer.

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