The Mosquito Coast Test | Final Test - Hard

This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 100 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.

The Mosquito Coast Test | Final Test - Hard

This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 100 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
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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 is the name of the Miskito clan that the Foxes meet while traveling in their floating hut?

2. What Indian language does Gurney Spellgood shout in?

3. What animal does Mr. Haddy warn the Foxes about while they are at Laguna Miskita?

4. What insect does Allie tell the white men that Jeronimo is infested with?

5. What does Mr. Haddy say became of the U.S. when talking to Charlie?

Short Essay Questions

1. What does Allie say happened to the U.S.?

2. How does Allie feel about the Acre?

3. Why don't the Foxes mourn Allie's death?

4. Why does Allie make Jerry ride on the little boat behind the floating house?

5. How does a Miskito Indian help the Fox family when they are on their way to the sea?

6. Explain how Allie dies.

7. How does Jerry feel about his father in Laguna Miskita?

8. What happens to the Foxes' garden and home after it starts raining?

9. How does Allie try to charm the Thurtles?

10. Why does Allie want to travel upstream?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

What is the relationship between Allie and Mr. Haddy like? Are they friends? Does Mr. Haddy respect Allie the way Allie would like? How do you think they feel about each other? Use examples from the novel to support your answer.

Essay Topic 2

Throughout the novel Jerry and Charlie often butt heads. Compare and contrast the boys and explain what roles they play in the novel. How would the novel be different without either of them?

Essay Topic 3

Foreshadowing is used in "The Mosquito Coast" to give the reader an idea of events to come. Think of three examples of foreshadowing and explain what events are foreseen.

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