The Girl Next Door Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

Jack Ketchum
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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 does David realize Ruth is doing with Susan?

2. Who is said to be gangly and well behaved?

3. Which wife of David's has a lover who is skinned alive?

4. Where does David tell Ruth to cash his revenge check?

5. Which character is considered crazy but cruel?

Short Essay Questions

1. What is The Game?

2. Discuss the ring Meg wears.

3. What is the result of the boys spying in Chapter 8?

4. Why is Meg confronted by the Chandler family in Chapter 22?

5. When David finds himself alone at the carnival, what does he do?

6. What does David mention to readers in Chapter 1?

7. What happens when Ruth recruits the children to get rid of the trees full of tent worms?

8. What does David learn about Meg in Chapter 18?

9. Who is Ruth and how is the Chandler home described?

10. What is the Rock and what does David do while there in Chapter 2?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Discuss the narration of the story. Include who the narrator is, how you know this is the narrator and whether the narrator is dependable.

Essay Topic 2

Discuss and describe the relationship between Donny and David and the role it plays in the story.

Essay Topic 3

Discuss the role of the protagonist and antagonist in the story.

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