The House of the Scorpion Test | Final Test - Hard

Nancy Farmer
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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 is Fidelito's job for the border patrol?

2. What makes Matt cry at the factory?

3. Why does El Patron say it is just for him to survive?

4. What privilege is Ton Ton given?

5. What does Consuela give Matt when she first meets him?

Short Essay Questions

1. How does Tam Lin act at Matt's coming of age party?

2. Why does Matt stay hidden after the wedding?

3. What happens to Celia after El Patron's death?

4. How does Tam Lin try to protect Matt after the wedding?

5. What does Matt notice about the nightly attacks on his character?

6. How does Tam Lin tell Matt to escape?

7. Why do the Keepers call Matt an aristocrat?

8. Why does Matt strike up a friendship with Chacho and Fidelito?

9. What happened to Ton Ton's parents?

10. What does Matt say is the biggest difference between humans and animals?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

What goals does Matt make at the end of the book, and how does he decide upon these goals?

Essay Topic 2

How do Tam Lin and Celia change through the course of the book, and what causes these changes? Who undergoes the most emotional growth?

Essay Topic 3

Why are so many people unable to accept Matt, and what does this indicate about the society this book takes place in?

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