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 does Flaco do while Matt attacks Jorge?

2. What does Fidelito say is unfair about the border patrol jobs?

3. What did Fidelito do to keep the Keepers away from Matt?

4. Where did Matt get the idea for the advice he gives El Patron when he is sick?

5. What does El Patron say his clones always forget?

Short Essay Questions

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

2. What is the talk with the 5 legged horse about?

3. What is Fidelito doing in the cemetery when Matt finds him?

4. How does Matt say Maria could get out of her arranged marriage?

5. Why does Matt stay hidden after the wedding?

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

7. What happened to Ton Ton's parents?

8. How does Jorge say Matt should clean his mind?

9. Why is El Patron not able to use Matt's heart?

10. What does Matt say about the talk with the 5 legged horse?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

What role does symbolism play in the story and where does it appear? How is the plot altered by the presence of these symbols?

Essay Topic 2

How does Fidelito prove his loyalty, and why is this loyalty so shocking to Matt and the other Lost Boys?

Essay Topic 3

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

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