The Nice and the Good Test | Lesson Plans Mid-Book Test - Hard

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Mid-Book Test - Hard

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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 Jessica sniff when she is in Ducane's bedroom?

2. What are the twins examining on the beach?

3. Where does Willy say he is going for a few days?

4. Who does Willy say has proposed to him?

5. What part of Barbara's body does Pierce touch?

Short Essay Questions

1. How did Richard amputate Eric's leg?

2. What did McGrath use to do for Radeechy?

3. Why does Pierce say he has been hiding the cat?

4. What do Kate and Ducane talk about as they walk towards Willy's cottage?

5. How does Richard start his off his meeting with Paula?

6. How does Ducane help Biranne in chapter 37?

7. What does Octavian think is strange about Radeechy's death?

8. What do Kate and Octavia talk about later that night?

9. What evidence does Ducane have against Biranne?

10. Why does Binally say he tampered with Radeechy's body?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Discuss elements of the narrative structure; Exposition, conflict, complication, climax, resolution and conclusion. How does the author use all these elements to create a logical and linear story? How does the story's structure express the novel's themes?

Essay Topic 2

Away from the main character examine the way the author uses the other characters in the book. When does he introduce and take them away from the story? What effect does it have on the story?

Essay Topic 3

1. Your parent or guardian has been given an opportunity to transfer to a job in Alaska. The transfer would neither help nor hurt his career, and all moving costs would be paid by the company.

2. Think about how your family's lives would change if you were to move to Alaska.

3. Now write to persuade your parent or guardian to take or to turn down the transfer to Alaska.

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