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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. Why does Lev confront Cyrus about the way he talks?
2. What choice does Risa discover she has when the bus she is on crashes?
3. Why does Risa think the Unwinds need help?
4. How does Lev give away Connor and Risa's location as they are trying to leave the school?
5. Who is Roland?
Short Essay Questions
1. In chapter 22 Roland arrives at the warehouse. Why does he want to fight Connor so badly?
2. Why does Risa feel that Connor is in danger from Roland in chapter 22?
3. Why is it so important to Risa that she keep Connor at arm's distance in chapter 8?
4. What effect does Connor, Risa and Lev's sharing of their stories have on the group in chapter 7?
5. What happens in chapter 2 that prompts Risa to run away from the bus?
6. What feelings does Lev's betrayal create in Connor and Risa?
7. What is the significance of Lev's realization that Levi Jedediah Calder no longer exists in chapter 18?
8. What reason(s) might CyFi have for traveling with Lev?
9. What do Risa's actions in the woods, in chapter 5, show the reader about her character?
10. What might have been Roland's motive when he attacked Risa in chapter 24?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Connor, Risa and Lev are three very different characters. They come from diverse backgrounds and react to the same situations in very different ways. By the end of the book each of these characters has grown and changed. In this essay, please discuss:
1) What are each of the main character's goals at the beginning of the book?
2) What was the main catalysts for change for each character?
3) What are each of the main character's goals at the end of the book?
4) Which character do you believe has grown the most? The least? Explain and support your answer.
Essay Topic 2
After Risa and Connor are arrested by the juvey-cops, they learn that the cops have known about the Admiral and the Graveyard for a year. However, they have decided not to bother the Graveyard and have allowed the Admiral to continue to operate his facility. The juvey-cops claim that they have chosen not to shut down the Graveyard because they would rather not have to chase down Unwinds all over the country.
What other reasons might the juvey-cops have for allowing the Admiral to run the Graveyard? Do you think everyone is supportive of unwinding? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 3
Lev's parents are very religious people. In their view of faith, having Lev unwound is the ultimate show of love to their God. Lev himself believes that being a tithe gives him a unique and special purpose in life. However, as the story progresses, Lev begins to see tithing in a very different way. He also begins to look at Unwinds differently.
Give 4 instances in which Lev's belief in tithing has been challenged.
Explain how the challenge effects Lev's mental status.
Discuss how these instances change Lev's character.
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