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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 Mr. Singh do after Mrs. Olinski has entered the dining room?
2. What two countries does Julian explain are connected with the origin of the word "posh"?
3. How does Mrs. Olinski feel about Julian when he disappears before the play?
4. Which source does Mrs. Olinski NOT use in selecting questions for practice?
5. Mrs. Olinski says the ruckus at the theater is not mischief, but what?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Mr. Fairbain do during the district championship, and why does this make Dr. Rohmer so uncomfortable?
2. Describe how Mrs. Olinski uses real life to prepare practice questions for The Souls and give an example.
3. What does Mrs. Olinski ask The Souls in chapter 12? What does she mean by this question, and what is The Souls' answer?
4. Explain the exchange that happens between the commissioner and Julian about the disagreement about the word "tip," why it is important and how the other Souls feel about it.
5. Describe the conversation Mr. Singh and Mrs. Olinski have in the car on the way to the state championship.
6. Explain what The Souls do after their win to show their support and unity with Mrs. Olinski.
7. What answer does Mr. Singh give Mrs. Olinski for how she chose her team?
8. Describe how each of the Academic Bowl teams reacts to Epiphany's win.
9. Describe the brief conversation that Mr. Singh and Mrs. Olinski have just before The Souls begin to practice in chapter 8.
10. How does Mrs. Olinski outsmart Ham Knapp in chapter 6?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Describe Dr. Rohmer and explain what he has to do with the novel's theme of power.
Essay Topic 2
It is hinted throughout the novel that sixth graders have changed. Explain some of the examples from the book that support this idea, and state whether you believe that it's true. Support your answer.
Essay Topic 3
Explain the mood at Sillington House and, using specific situations and events from the book, describe why Sillington House is important as a place of setting.
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