World War Z Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

Max Brooks
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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 does Saladin Kader believe about Warmbrunn's plan?

2. Why did Breckinridge Scott develop a vaccine?

3. Why did thousands on the boats die, according to Ajay Shah?

4. What was the purpose of the civilians left behind in Redeker's plan?

5. According to Grover Carlson, why was Breckinridge Scott's vaccine pushed through the FDA?

Short Essay Questions

1. How did Herr Muller get sick without having any bite marks on him?

2. Explain why the battle between the U.S. and the zombies at Yonkers is important to the story.

3. Explain the relationship between Lang and Philip Adler.

4. Explain how the seasons affected the zombies.

5. Describe the battle between the U.S. and zombies at Yonkers.

6. Explain what happened between Iran and Pakistan during the war.

7. Explain the Redeker Plan.

8. Explain why the citizens of South Africa hate Paul Redeker.

9. Explain how the rich and famous handled the war, according to T. Sean Collins.

10. As the outbreak is initially occurring, how do governments and local police handle reports?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

What are the two types of narrators? Give two examples of each kind of narrator, using evidence from the story to support your claim.

Essay Topic 2

Explain the motif of "blame" in World War Z, including an explanation of what a motif is. Explain who is blamed for the war, why they are blamed, and by whom. Use specific examples from the story to support your claims.

Essay Topic 3

Answer the following: What is willing suspension of disbelief? Why is it important for readers to suspend their disbelief? What specific changes would need to be made to World War Z in order for it to be considered realism?

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