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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. Who is Mr. LeDue?
2. What arrangement does Mrs. Olinski make with the principal in regards to practicing for the regional championship?
3. Whom does Mrs. Olinski ask to write the instructions for the new "lesson" on the board?
4. When did Mr. Singh pass his first driving test?
5. What does Mrs. Olinski think Mr. Singh's voice sounds like?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Mrs. Olinski outsmart Ham Knapp in chapter 6?
2. Describe the brief conversation that Mr. Singh and Mrs. Olinski have just before The Souls begin to practice in chapter 8.
3. When she arrives at Sillington House to visit Margy, Mrs. Olinski is overcome with emotion. Which emotions is she feeling and why?
4. Describe the relationship between Epiphany and Knightsbridge in chapter 7.
5. What answer does Mr. Singh give Mrs. Olinski for how she chose her team?
6. Explain Julian's answer to the question about acronyms that have entered the language as words.
7. What happens to Mrs. Olinski as she is having tea?
8. How do Dr. Rohmer's instructions to Dr. Fairbain backfire on him in the end?
9. Explain how Mrs. Olinski feels when the state championships are over and why.
10. What does Mr. Fairbain do during the district championship, and why does this make Dr. Rohmer so uncomfortable?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Choose one of the main characters from "The View from Saturday" and explain how that character has been on a journey, and what that character found on their journey.
Essay Topic 2
Describe how E.L. Konigsburg uses foreshadowing and flashbacks and the effect this technique has on the reader's emotion and what the reader knows. Be sure to use specific details from the story!
Essay Topic 3
Describe the conversation that Mrs. Olinski and Dr. Rohmer have about multiculturalism in chapter 2. Then explain what this conversation tells the reader about Dr. Rohmer's views of multiculturalism versus Mrs. Olinski's views.
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