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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. How do the citizens walk in rows?
2. Who does D-503 get cryptic notes from asking him to pretend that she is with him in his room?
3. D-503 claims that he does not want ___________.
4. What physical trait of D-503's does I-330 tell him that women used to fall in love with?
5. At what time is D-503 supposed to lock the doors of the dining hall?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does D-503 think that his readers truly believe?
2. What is the Day of Unanimity?
3. As a child, why does D-503 get upset on the Day of Unanimity?
4. What alarming event occurs at the Day of Unanimity ceremony?
5. What happens during the first firing of the Integral's engines?
6. What does I-330 say about the "last" number?
7. According to the narrator, what is the only right a citizen has in the One State?
8. What happens when the Guardians come to D-503's room?
9. What happens during the walk that D-503 relates to the time a meteorite fell into the marching rows of people?
10. What is the consequence for refusing the Operation?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Explain the presence of two distinct "selves" within the narrator. What circumstances contribute to this division? What conflicting traits exist in him?
Essay Topic 2
Identify the plot-related elements of fiction in the story. When does the climax occur? The denouement? What events can be considered major events or turning points? What do these elements mean for the rest of the story/characters?
Essay Topic 3
Explain, argue, or defend the notion that "We" is a dystopian novel or a work of science fiction. Can it be both? What elements clearly place it in either category (or both)? Is it just a far-fetched story, or is there an underlying lesson?
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