The Whipping Boy Test | Final Test - Hard

Sid Fleischman
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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. What type of streets does the city have?

2. Who follows Jemmy running out of the hut in Chapter 13?

3. What does the Hot-Potato Man offer the boys in Chapter 18?

4. Why is Jemmy collecting driftwood?

5. What color is the prince's face when Jemmy meets him after running through the forest?

Short Essay Questions

1. Why is Jemmy relieved to finally reach the city streets in Chapter 18?

2. Why is Jemmy sure the king will not pay the ransom?

3. What does the prince have to promise in order to keep Jemmy under his protection?

4. Why does Jemmy run out of the outlaws' hut?

5. Why do the outlaws whip Prince Brat?

6. Why does Jemmy start collecting driftwood?

7. Why does Jemmy have to return to the castle?

8. Why do the boys want to stay out of the left side of the sewers?

9. Why does Jemmy dismiss himself from the prince's service?

10. Who do Jemmy and the prince meet in the forest after they get away from Cutwater in Chapter 14?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Prince Brat and Jemmy's relationship is hostile at the beginning of the book and through much of the main action of the story. Write a response explaining how the story would be different if Jemmy and the prince had gotten along and been friends to begin the story. Would the story's events have happened the same way? What would have been different in the story? Be sure to use specific examples from the story in the response.

Essay Topic 2

The relationship and interactions between Prince Brat and Jemmy are central to the story. Describe Jemmy and Prince Brat's relationship at the beginning, middle, and end of the story. How does their relationship change, evolve, and grow throughout the course of the story? Be sure to use specific examples from the story in the response.

Essay Topic 3

The author uses the literary technique of foreshadowing to help the reader predict certain events to come in the story. Explain how the author uses foreshadowing in the story. What specific instances illustrate the foreshadowing technique? What later events do these events foreshadow? How does the use of foreshadowing help the reader understand the story?

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