Tuck Everlasting Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

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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 the author say accompanies the frequent nighttime lightning?

2. What does Winnie throw when she goes outside?

3. What does Mae do when they pass the strange man with Winnie astride the horse?

4. What is the news that Tuck gets urging him to come back to the house?

5. To what ride does the author compare the first week of August?

Short Essay Questions

1. Give two examples of imagery in the prologue.

2. How is it that the Tucks learned of their immortality?

3. What does Tuck mean when he says that he would get "back on the wheel" if he could?

4. What is the analogy Tuck explains of the pond?

5. What does the author say would likely be found by a traveler who entered the woods near the Fosters' house?

6. What is the significance of the dream Tuck is having when Mae wakes him up?

7. List an instance of foreshadowing in the prologue of the book and tell what this foreshadowing seems to indicate.

8. Why do the Fosters believe the spring words?

9. What is the question posed about land ownership?

10. What is Winnie's reaction and explanation for the mess at the Tuck house?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

How does the stranger know about the Tuck family? What would drive a person to spend his entire life in search of the Tucks and their secret?

Essay Topic 2

What is the constable's attitude toward Winnie after the kidnapping? After the escapade at the jail?

Essay Topic 3

What does the man say he plans to do with the spring? If this is a potential for making money, why haven' the Tucks done it?

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