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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 time does Charlie go to bed at the beginning of the book?
2. What kind of car does Charlie's mother drive?
3. Who makes the first swing at Charlie?
4. What homework was Charlie doing at the beginning of the book?
5. How do the men know where Charlie hides from Hunter?
Short Essay Questions
1. What did Charlie worry about at the end of his demonstration?
2. What does Charlie hear men talking about near the sinkhole?
3. What is the Churchill Card?
4. What does Charlie hear voices say at the beginning of the book?
5. What warning does Alex give his friends about Charlie?
6. What warning does Alex give Charlie before he leaves the car?
7. How do the men in the strange room plan to kill Charlie?
8. Why does Charlie take the key from the ignition of the crashed truck?
9. How did Charlie prepare to perform his demonstration?
10. What is Charlie's plan once he frees himself from the chair?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What evidence was used against Charlie in the trial, and how does he respond when he learns of this evidence?
Essay Topic 2
Despair was a theme that was placed in a number of sensitive places in this plot. What are some of these places, and what role did despair play in this book?
Essay Topic 3
What were some of the forms of foreshadowing used in this book, and how did those moments affect the course of the plot?
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