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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 Stephano do during the entire dinner meal?
2. Who does the narrator explain will be the one that ends up dead?
3. Who is driving the car taking the children to their new home?
4. Where dose Uncle Monty tell the children he found Stephano?
5. What is the Reptile Room made out of?
Short Essay Questions
1. What stories does Uncle Monty share with the children and they share with him?
2. Describe the arrival of Stephano in chapter three and the children's realization.
3. Describe the scene in chapter six when the Baudelaire children are watching Zombies in the Snow.
4. Describe Lousy Lane that the children drive down to their new home in chapter one?
5. Describe the scene which Dr. Montgomery wishes to happen when he unveils the Incredibly Deadly Viper as he describes in it chapter three?
6. How is the night described in the beginning of chapter five?
7. Explain Mr. Poe and the children's conversation when they tell Mr. Poe goodbye and walk him to the car in chapter two.
8. In chapter one how is the life of the Baudelaire children summarized up to the point where they are driving to their new home with the unknown relative?
9. Describe the animals and things in the Reptile Room.
10. In chapter five what do the children think about when they try to think about what life was like for them four years earlier?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
At the very end of the story the children compliment each other on the things that they were able to accomplish that eventually unmasked Count Olaf.
1) Was it necessary for the children to tell each other how well each of them did at this point?
2) Would it have been the same if they had said it before they went to sleep?
3) What purpose does an honest compliment serve to a person in a general sense? How does that compare to the compliment the children gave each other?
Essay Topic 2
Count Olaf seems to have thought of everything and is even able to pass one of his accomplices off as the doctor.
In what way was it obvious that this was one of his accomplices?
In what way was Count Olaf's planning thorough? In what way did he seem to have not thought things through?
Is it possible that Count Olaf lucked into much of the information and situation that he found himself in?
Essay Topic 3
Although the Baudelaire children and Olaf are the main focus of the story there are other characters involved.
Look at Mr. Poe and Uncle Monty. Describe Mr. Poe's personality. Describe Uncle Monty's personality.
Which one of these characters is a more accurate description of Count Olaf's opposite? Explain.
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