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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 Stephano holding when the orphans turn to face him?
2. What do the children think it would be easier to argue with rather than Mr. Poe?
3. Where does Violet put the contents of Stephan's suitcase when she enters the Reptile Room?
4. What do Violet and Klaus both say when they hear Sunny?
5. How does Stephano describe Dr. Montgomery's death?
Short Essay Questions
1. What are the children trying to convince Mr. Poe of while they are sitting with Stephano waiting on the doctor to finish his examination?
2. What does Violet suddenly realize in chapter eleven while she is trying to open the suitcase belonging to Stephano?
3. What is Violet doing in the beginning of chapter eleven?
4. What is Stephano's reaction when Mr. Poe is panicing because Sunny has been bitten by the Incredibly Deadly Viper?
5. At the end of chapter ten how does Klaus explain the meaning of Sunny's exclamation 'Aha'?
6. Describe the situation in chapter twelve where Mr. Poe insists on seeing Stephano's leg.
7. What does Klaus and Mr. Poe discuss while they are walking up to the house in chapter eight?
8. In chapter eight what does the narrator explain is the difference between Violet and Klaus in regards to their regrets?
9. In chapter ten what does the author tell about the boy that cried wolf?
10. In the beginning of chapter nine what does the narrator explain is different when the children walk into the Reptile Room?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Count Olaf is the bad guy in the story.
1) In what ways is he a 'Criminal Mastermind' if any.
2) Is he smarter than the children?
3) Look at Count Olaf's personality. What are his strengths? What are his weaknesses?
Essay Topic 2
In what way do the Baudelaire children work together? Could they have defeated Count Olaf if they hadn't had each other? Explain.
Essay Topic 3
The snake was thought of as a friend to the children and the children and the snake cried as they were separated.
1) How would the scene have been viewed differently if the creature had been something more accepted as a pet such as a puppy or a cat?
2) Why did the author chose a snake to be the only thing left to share the Baudelaire's tears?
3) What was the author's purpose in having the snake cry?
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