The Power of Six Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

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The Power of Six Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

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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. Where is the motel that Six, John and Bernie Kosar are in right now?

2. What happens when a Mog tries to cut Six?

3. What is Marina's second legacy?

4. What does Adelina tell Marina to do when Marina shows her the rings on her leg?

5. Who comes up to greet Marina?

Short Essay Questions

1. How does Marina stun Sister Dora into silence?

2. Where are Six and John's Cepans and what does that mean?

3. How many Mogadorians capture Six and Katarina and what happens to them?

4. What does Marina do in order to get her turn on the computer and why does she have to leave the computer before she's done?

5. What do John and the others do as the officer uses his Taser on Sam?

6. Where is Marina and how does she fit in with the group of children there?

7. How does Marina hide her tracks to the cave and what Legacy is triggered when she first finds the cave?

8. How does Marina discover her second legacy?

9. How is a friendship developing between Marina and Ella?

10. What catches Six's attention of the things John finds in his chest?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

"The Power of Six" is one book in a series of novels involving John Smith and many of the other characters.

1. What are two advantages of writing a series of novels about the same characters? Use examples.

2. What are two disadvantages of writing a series of novels about the same characters? Use examples.

3. Do you prefer to read a standalone book, or a series of books with the same main characters? Explain your response.

4. Do you think it is easier or more difficult (or about the same) to write a standalone book versus one in a series? Explain your answer.

Essay Topic 2

Whenever reading a science fiction or fantasy novel, one must become familiar with new terminology that explains concepts or technology that is not a part of the "real" world. In the case of "The Power of Six", much of the setting is familiar to the reader, though there are new ideas and terms to learn. Discuss the following:

1. Find five terms that are a part of The Power of Six's world that occur in the "real" world but are used differently in "The Power of Six"'s world. Define the words as used in the world of "The Power of Six" and compare those five words as to how they are currently used in the American English language.

2. There are ways of learning about a new world or time when reading a science fiction or fantasy novel. Discuss the ways you were able to understand the world of The Power of Six. Did you have to look up any words? What does it mean to learn a word through its context? Do you have to do that in "The Power of Six"? What word(s)?

4. Were there any words you never really understood from "The Power of Six"? Which ones? How can you learn the meaning of those words?

Essay Topic 3

Many readers of fiction place themselves in the position of one character, wondering if they would do the same thing as that character. Discuss the following:

1. Do you think one of the values of literature is to serve as a reflection of oneself? Why or why not?

2. Socrates said "Know thyself." How can reading a book such as "The Power of Six" help a reader to know him/herself? Do you find yourself reflecting on your own character and abilities when reading "The Power of Six"? Why or why not.

3. Choose one specific incident in "The Power of Six" to discuss and compare one of the characters' response to how you think you would respond.

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