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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 J. think is the best way to get a tea kettle to boil?
2. What kind of experience does Harris have that the others do not?
3. Why do the men not reach Magna Charta when they planned?
4. According to J., the steam-powered boats run faster than ___________.
5. What does Montmorency offer up for the stew?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why do the men pretend to ignore the steam launch when it approaches them?
2. What does J. claim one has to do to get a tea kettle to boil?
3. What kind of story is J. reminded of when he sees Montmorency attack the cat?
4. What does J. think about rowing on the sea?
5. What kinds of methods do the men use to try to open their canned goods during the trip?
6. How does the cat react when Montmorency tries to attack it?
7. After George's watch stops working, what does the policeman do when George asks him for the time?
8. Who is J. with when he gets stuck on the punt?
9. How do George and J. end up getting to Henley?
10. What does J. claim is the very best way to get a tea kettle to boil?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Compare and contrast George with Harris, making sure to use specific quotations from the text in your analysis.
Essay Topic 2
Analyze at least one short story that is told by a character in "Three Men in a Boat" and what it contributes to the larger story of the novel.
Essay Topic 3
Present an argument discussing why the group's decision to take the train home at the conclusion of the novel DOES or DOES NOT fit with what the reader has come to learn and know about this particular group of characters.
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