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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. Who is the one person is Lisa's story that keeps getting sadder?
2. What does Lisa do with the gun?
3. Who is going to drive the truck to move the children's belongings to Glenbard?
4. Who does Lisa say can get the toys?
5. What do the other kids call the room where Lisa spends most of her time?
Short Essay Questions
1. Briefly describe what Lisa says to Tom when they are alone in the chamber.
2. What is the advice the young prince gives to his father, the king, and what is the ending of Lisa's story?
3. Describe the operation on Lisa's bullet wound.
4. How does Lisa come up with the idea to move to the school?
5. What do Lisa and her group find in Villa Park and why don't they stop there?
6. What does Tom tell Lisa when she arrives in the chamber?
7. What are Lisa's thoughts before she goes out to talk to the children calling for her?
8. What are the reasons Lisa gives for defending her statement that she owns the city?
9. Describe the disguise Todd uses to become a spy in the city. How do the children know it's a good disguise?
10. Who has the gun at various times during the conversation between Lisa and Tom and what does each do with it?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What is the moral of the story Lisa tells about the happiness king? What does she come to realize about this story? Do you believe the advice given by the prince in that story was accurate? How does Lisa put this advice into practice when she makes assignments to Jill's kids?
Essay Topic 2
Why does Lisa move the children to the high school? How does she maintain control? How does she continue to maintain control even after hundreds of children join them?
Essay Topic 3
Describe Lisa. Is she a believable character? Is she a likable character? Do you admire her? What are her strengths and weaknesses?
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