When the Tripods Came Test | Final Test - Hard

John Christopher
This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 117 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.

When the Tripods Came Test | Final Test - Hard

John Christopher
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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 Rudi say is the most important fact about the Tripod's patrol through the valley?

2. What does Rudi's mother say will soon happen to the study of science?

3. What happens to the plane's captain?

4. What does Laurie realize is the problem with facing an army that's been Capped?

5. How many Tripods come to check out the wreck of the destroyed Tripod?

Short Essay Questions

1. Describe how the family gets from Guernsey to Switzerland.

2. What is the condition of Ilse's father and how does he spend his days?

3. What precautions are taken by the group to ensure that they aren't detected?

4. Why is Laurie chosen to be the one to wear the altered Cap?

5. What reasons are there for the group to send patrols out farther from the base camp?

6. Describe Laurie's attempts to learn to ski, his jealousy and his eventual mastery of the skill.

7. What does the family expect to find on their arrival in Guernsey and what do they really find?

8. What kinds of precautions are the Swiss taking against being taken over by the Trippies?

9. What does Pa say about the reaction of the Swiss at the train station when Laurie and Andy get into a fight?

10. What does Laurie think when Pa arrives the following morning but leaves without rescuing him?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

How does Switzerland attempt to prevent the invasion of the Tripods? Are they successful at all? Are their methods honorable? Support your answers.

Essay Topic 2

Describe Laurie and his relationship to his father, stepmother, half-sister and grandmother. How do each of these relationships influence Laurie's actions and attitudes?

Essay Topic 3

As the book comes to an end, Laurie realizes that his exile is a long-term situation and that he has a responsibility to future generations. Describe how he comes to these conclusions and what this could mean for his future.

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