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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 the main punishment given to the miners?
2. What is in a package that Hunter opened?
3. What injury does Correll have when the packages are sent?
4. How does Tonder describe himself when he stops by Mrs. Morden's house?
5. What does Lanser think will restore order in the town?
Short Essay Questions
1. What do the miners do to slow the work in the mines?
2. What happens when Tonder loses control?
3. How do some soldiers get sent home, and why do more soldiers not try this?
4. What makes the soldiers so miserable during the winter?
5. What does Lanser plead with the Mayor to do before his execution, and what did this show?
6. What does Molly do when she knows Tonder is at the door for the second time?
7. Why does Annie get suspicious of Molly?
8. What happened to Tom and Will's brother?
9. Why can the soldiers not punish the mine workers by withholding food?
10. Who has the most success of gathering the packages sent by the air drops?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
War is a major theme in this book. How is this theme presented, and how did it affect the tone of the book?
Essay Topic 2
Which character did you relate with the most in this book? Why is this? How did this character change throughout the book?
Essay Topic 3
Freedom was a key motivator to the people of this town. What were the people willing to do for their freedom, and how did this affect their relationship with each other?
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