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 Mae do when they pass the strange man with Winnie astride the horse?

2. What kind of shoes is Winnie wearing when she gets into the rowboat with Tuck?

3. What does Winnie learn about Augustus Tuck trying to kill himself to prove whether he was truly immortal?

4. What do passersby want to do when they pass the house?

5. "Where" is the first week of August?

Short Essay Questions

1. What is the question posed about land ownership?

2. Winnie indicates that she's going to do something the following day. What does she say she's going to do and why?

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

4. What does Mae say about the reason her family members were the ones who drank from the spring?

5. What does Tuck mean when he says that Winnie is a "real, honest-to-goodness, natural child?"

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

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

8. Why does Jesse say that it feels "fine" to tell somebody the story of the remarkable spring?

9. What do Mae and the boys do to Winnie after she was asking for a drink from the spring?

10. Why do the Fosters believe the spring words?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Describe the scene in which Winnie encounters the mosquito and the importance of what Winnie realizes from that scene.

Essay Topic 2

Who is Winnie trying to protect when she takes Mae's place in jail?

Essay Topic 3

What is the significance of the toad? Describe three scenes in which Winnie sees a toad and the significance of each scene. What might the toad represent?

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