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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. Which book is part of the correct answer to the match-point question?
2. What does Mr. Singh do after Mrs. Olinski has entered the dining room?
3. Which member of the Epiphany team answers the final question?
4. Where is the state championship going to be held?
5. How does Mrs. Olinski drink her tea?
Short Essay Questions
1. How do The Souls raise the money to pay for the buses to Albany?
2. What answer does Mr. Singh give Mrs. Olinski for how she chose her team?
3. Describe the relationship between Epiphany and Knightsbridge in chapter 7.
4. Explain what happens on the issue of Julian's answer of "tip" to the acronym question in the end.
5. 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.
6. Describe the conversation Mr. Singh and Mrs. Olinski have in the car on the way to the state championship.
7. Explain Julian's answer to the question about acronyms that have entered the language as words.
8. How does Mrs. Olinski outsmart Ham Knapp in chapter 6?
9. Explain the discussion The Souls have with Mrs. Olinski before they begin practicing in chapter 8 and what the outcome is.
10. When she arrives at Sillington House to visit Margy, Mrs. Olinski is overcome with emotion. Which emotions is she feeling and why?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Explain how the topic of courtesy repeats itself throughout the novel and how the idea of courtesy helps the reader to see each of the characters.
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 what Noah gives as a surprise present to the guests at Izzy and Margy's wedding and what this tells the reader about Noah.
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