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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 famous golfer is admired throughout this book?
2. What outing do Toby and his father go on in Chapter 19?
3. What is in the bag that Kate takes from Zachary's trailer?
4. What does Toby do with the letter he receives from his mother in Chapter 14?
5. Why does Toby race to Scarlett's house in Chapter 15?
Short Essay Questions
1. How and when is the McKnight family notified of their son's death?
2. For what two reasons does Toby take the piece of jewelry from his mother's room?
3. Why won't Toby talk to Cal after his brother dies?
4. What stereotype does Toby realize he has held regarding Juan and what does he realize is the truth?
5. How does Kate become involved with Zachary after driving the boys to the movie?
6. Why is Toby so mad at his father when they deliver bait on Saturday?
7. What steps does the minister tell Toby that must be taken to get baptized?
8. What good news does Zachary receive after his baptism?
9. How do Cal and Toby talk Kate into helping them take Zachary to the movies?
10. Why does Toby's dad say he left Dallas?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What is the significance of Kate to the story? How might the novel had differed if she had not been introduced as a minor character?
Essay Topic 2
What does Zachary symbolize to the people of Antler when he arrives in town? What does he grow to symbolize to Toby and to Cal?
Essay Topic 3
Analyze the character, Toby, and his growth throughout the novel.
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