When You Reach Me Test | Final Test - Hard

Rebecca Stead
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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 the sandwich shop owner ban the person in #129 from the shop?

2. What shocks Miranda the morning after the sleepover?

3. What new nickname does Miranda have for Julia?

4. Why does Miranda go to Julia's house in Chapter 44?

5. The sandwich shop owner refuses to give _______________ a job.

Short Essay Questions

1. What is the Quack's reaction when he sees Marcus on the street?

2. What does Miranda receive from Richard for Christmas and why does it frighten Miranda?

3. What do Marcus and Julia attempt to explain to Miranda one day?

4. Where does Miranda find the fourth and final note from the stranger and what questions remain for her?

5. Why does Miranda start calling Julia "Swiss Miss"?

6. What is Miranda's new outlook on life regarding how she is going to treat people?

7. How does the author use foreshadowing regarding Miranda's not telling Sal that he should no longer fear Marcus?

8. What is the significance of the third note which Miranda finds in her coat pocket?

9. What are some of the things that Julia does to annoy Miranda and Annemarie?

10. Why are Annemarie, Colin and Miranda fired from their jobs and what do they do to try to get them back?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Create a character study of Richard. What are his physical characteristics? What are his motivations? What are his fears? What are his dreams? What else can you say about Richard?

Essay Topic 2

The theme of time travel will be an important one in the novel. How does the author begin to build this theme? Give examples of time travel throughout the book.

Essay Topic 3

Project into the future ten years after the end of the novel and write a brief synopsis for Miranda's life. Where will she be living? Who will be present in her life? Will she have had any more experiences with time travel? Explain.

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