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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 was the journey like for the original settlers?
2. What set Jacques apart from his schoolmates?
3. What was the political situation like?
4. What had changed since Henri and Lucie lived there?
5. What did Jacques feel about summer camp?
Short Essay Questions
1. How did Ernest feel about his mother?
2. Describe what happens when Jacques needs a permission slip signed.
3. What does Jacques do on Thursdays?
4. What were the Arabs in the area like?
5. Describe the attitude of the vets in the soldier's home.
6. Why did the French come to Algeria, and what did they find?
7. Why does Jacques go to Jacques, and what does he find?
8. How does Jacques feel about his classmates?
9. How did Jacques and Pierre feel about school in general?
10. What was Ernest's relationship like with his sister?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Jacques spent many of his free days at the soldier's home. Describe his experiences there and how he reacted to them. How does this tie in to his own life situation and his family history?
Essay Topic 2
When Jacques attends the lycee, he realizes how different his life is from the other students. Describe in detail at least three different ways that he is different and how he reacts to this difference. Be sure to include his reaction to his mother's work.
Essay Topic 3
Describe the family trip to the theater. Explain what it was like for the mother, the grandmother, and for Jacques..
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