The Long Walk Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 108 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.

The Long Walk Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 108 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. Who in Jefferson Plantation puts up a banner congratulating the Walkers on making the 100-mile mark and belonging to this year's "Century Club"?

2. When Chapter 8 begins, Ray vows to wait until at least what time before he eats anything?

3. How many boys receive their ticket on the hill in Chapter 4?

4. How old is Garraty?

5. Who describes Barkovitch as "He's just walkin' to see other people die"?

Short Essay Questions

1. Garraty begins half-dozing while walking after leaving Caribou. What images go through his mind?

2. Describe the boy in the pine tree in Chapter 1.

3. Garraty feels a superior gratification in Chapter 6. Why?

4. Why does Garraty receive a warning in Chapter 1?

5. What happens to the boy named Travin?

6. Who are the first spectators that the Walkers see soon after 5 a.m. in Chapter 6?

7. Why does Garraty think of Stebbins as the "lean Buddha"?

8. What begins with Davidson's story about the hoochie-kooch tent?

9. What happens to Walker number 9?

10. What does Harkness want to do when the Long Walk ends?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

McVries asks the question, "Who's in the cage. Us or them?" in Chapter 14. Discuss what he means and answer his question, in your opinion. Support your answer with references from the text.

Essay Topic 2

Good vs. evil is a theme in "The Long Walk". Most of the Walkers with the exception of Barkovitch are considered good. The soldiers and the Major are evil. Write about this aspect of the book. Is this solely affected by point of view or there other reasons that the soldiers are viewed as evil?

Essay Topic 3

Garraty observes a family having a picnic on the side of the road and calls them freaks for eating and watching as starving boys pass them by. Later, Stebbins refers to the Long Walk as the national pastime. Why do you think people line up to watch boys die?

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