The Hunger Games Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

Suzanne Collins
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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 reason does Peeta give to Katniss for waving at the crowd when the train arrives in the Capitol?

2. What does Katniss wonder if the Avox will enjoy?

3. In Part 1, Chapter 8, what is Katniss's reaction to her own actions during the individual demonstrations for the Gamemakers?

4. What causes the death of another tribute within site of Katniss' hidden sleeping position in a tree the first night of the Hunger Games?

5. What target does Katniss hit with her arrow during the individual demonstration that causes a shower of sparks to fall on the floor?

Short Essay Questions

1. During dinner, Katniss sees one of the servants who has been assigned to their floor and believes she knows her. However, the girl cannot speak. What is an Avox? How does Katniss know this Avox?

2. What did a dandelion represent to Katniss when she was eleven and starving to death? How did Katniss feed her family until she was able to file for tesserae several months later?

3. What happened to Katniss and Gale's fathers? Why are they now the providers in their separate families?

4. What is a mockingjay? What is Katniss' personal connection to the mockingjays?

5. What symbol does Cinna chose to use to reflect the main industry in District Twelve, coal? What does Cinna call Katniss as he describes the outfit he has chosen for her to wear during the opening ceremony?

6. What parts of the interview process does Effie teach Katniss? What parts of the interview process does Haymitch teach Katniss?

7. How many tributes are killed on the first day of the games? How many remain?

8. What does Katniss think of Cinna when she first meets him? What does Cinna tell her about himself at their initial meeting?

9. What surprise visitors does Katniss get in the hour before she is due to leave for the Hunger Games? What reason do these people give for visiting her?

10. What confession does Peeta make at the end of the interviews that causes shock and surprise in everyone?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Discuss at least three government created creatures in this novel. Include their name, why/how they were developed, and the effect they had within the Hunger Games arena.

Essay Topic 2

What does Peeta reveal during the interviews the night before the games begin, and what sort of reaction does this revelation receive? Examine how this action changes Peeta and Katniss' relationship.

Essay Topic 3

Discuss one of the following in detail in an essay using examples from the novel to support your conclusions:

1) Point of View

2) Setting

3) Language

4) Theme.

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