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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 odd about the doctor's hand when he opens the door to the reptile room?
2. What snake does the doctor say bit Dr. Montgomery?
3. What does Mr. Poe get to rub Stephano's ankle?
4. What reason does Stephano give for not explaining his vast knowledge of snakes beforehand?
5. What does Violet go get from the kitchen to make her invention slick?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is the reaction gotten when Sunny is found with the Incredibly Deadly Viper wrapped around her body?
2. What is Stephano's response when he has been caught in a lie about his snake knowledge in chapter twelve?
3. Describe the story that the doctor tells to exlpain the death of Dr. Montgomery?
4. At the end of chapter ten how does Klaus explain the meaning of Sunny's exclamation 'Aha'?
5. What does Klaus and Mr. Poe discuss while they are walking up to the house in chapter eight?
6. What are the children trying to convince Mr. Poe of while they are sitting with Stephano waiting on the doctor to finish his examination?
7. What is Violet doing in the beginning of chapter eleven?
8. Describe the scene in chapter seven when Stephano first walks into the room where Dr. Montgomery's body is lying.
9. What is Stephano's reaction when Mr. Poe is panicing because Sunny has been bitten by the Incredibly Deadly Viper?
10. What does Klaus discover about the Mamba du Mal in chapter nine?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The series is call A SERIES OF UNFORTUNATE EVENTS. What events in the story could be called fortunate rather than unfortunate? Why do the unfortunate events seem to overshadow the others?
Essay Topic 2
Mr. Poe tells them that good girls shouldn't know how to pick locks. Explain what he meant by this statement.
Mr. Poe says that a grown man doesn't get involved in car chases and that it is a job for the police. What does this reveal to the reader about Mr. Poe's personality?
Essay Topic 3
All the characters in the story are loyal to something. Define loyalty. Look at each character and explain what they are loyal to and how it is shown in the story.
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