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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 unique about the room that Klaus chooses?
2. What sort of factory does the Grim River circle?
3. What does Stephano chop in the kitchen while they are making dinner?
4. Who do the children suggest calling to tell that Count Olaf has appeared in the house?
5. What happens while the children sit in Violet's room?
Short Essay Questions
1. Describe the scene which Dr. Montgomery wishes to happen when he unveils the Incredibly Deadly Viper as he describes in it chapter three?
2. Describe how life goes for the Baudelaire children for a week or so in chapter three?
3. What does the narrator explain that Klaus will regret later on in his life?
4. In chapter six what does the narrator tell the reader that they can do with the book instead of finishing it?
5. Describe the situation when Dr. Montgomery tells the children to go find a room in his house?
6. What are the children thinking when Mr. Poe rings the bell at Dr. Montgomery's house?
7. 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?
8. What tasks does Dr. Montgomery say must be done before they leave for Peru?
9. Describe the scene in chapter six when the Baudelaire children are watching Zombies in the Snow.
10. What are the children doing in chapter five when they go up to their bed rooms after dinner?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The three Baudelaire children aren't shown fighting with each other as normal children often do.
1) Does this make the Baudelaire children less believable? Why.
2) Describe how each of the children differ from each other as normal siblings do. Are there any traits that they do share? Explain.
Essay Topic 2
1) What is significant about Violet's need to pull her hair back in order to think properly?
2) Does this trait add or detract from her character?
3) How does her idiosyncrasy compare to those found in real life?
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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