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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 does Toby chase in Chapter 19?
2. Who gave custody of Zachary to Paulie?
3. What night will Zachary be baptized?
4. As Toby rides with his dad in Chapter 12, what does he miss?
5. Which famous golfer is admired throughout this book?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Kate become involved with Zachary after driving the boys to the movie?
2. Why is Zachary unhappy when he first learns of the baptism plans?
3. Why does Ferris feel especially bad after Wayne's death?
4. What stereotype does Toby realize he has held regarding Juan and what does he realize is the truth?
5. Describe the Ladybug Waltz.
6. What does Toby's dad tell him during their fishing trip about his own father?
7. Why is Toby working in the bowling alley the day after the funeral?
8. Why does Toby's dad say he left Dallas?
9. For what two reasons does Toby take the piece of jewelry from his mother's room?
10. Why is Toby so mad at his father when they deliver bait on Saturday?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
There are four points of view in which literature is written: first person, third person objective, third person limited, and omniscient. Which point of view does the author use in this book? Is this the most effective point of view for this story? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 2
Irony is the contrast between what is expected and what actually happens. There are three types of irony: verbal, situational, and dramatic. Identify and discuss two examples of irony in the book. Which type of irony is it? What is expected and what actually occurs with your examples?
Essay Topic 3
A protagonist has heroic qualities and an antagonist has villainous qualities. Discuss the protagonist in When Zachary Beaver Came to Town. Discuss the antagonist. What is ironic about the story's antagonist?
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