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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. Where will Sister Rita go?
2. What time do Alex and his sisters arrive at the Port Authority?
3. Where does Alex tell Julie to go in Chapter 15 when he thinks someone has broken into their apartment?
4. What does Kevin give Julie for her birthday?
5. On what day does the furnace ran out of heating oil?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Kevin die?
2. Why does Alex thank Christ after he finds Bri?
3. Why aren't Alex and his sisters able to get out of New York City on the convoy?
4. How did Julie get lottery tickets?
5. Where do Alex and Julie put Bri after she dies?
6. Where do Kevin's family live and what are the conditions like there?
7. What problems does Alex see now that Bri is back and how does he plan to solve them?
8. Why does Alex get worried when it snows?
9. If the next convoy leaves December 26, why won't Alex be allowed to go?
10. By December 5, what does Harvey want the boys to look for when they body shop?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
In Chapter 15, Alex has an external conflict that he is struggling with. Then he faces some internal conflicts because of decisions he has made. Discuss conflicts that Alex faced throughout the novel.
Essay Topic 2
At the end of Chapter 4, Alex realizes that the future he dreamed of no longer matters. Compare and contrast the future Alex dreamed of before the disaster and the future he sees after the disaster.
Essay Topic 3
In Chapter 14, Alex feels like an outsider in New York for the first time in his life, although he has felt like an outsider other places. Discuss where and why Alex has felt like an outsider.
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