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8th Grade Reading Practice: Flowers for Algernon Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. In Flowers for Algernon, Charlie's conversation about getting his glasses in order to pass the Rorschach test indicates what about his intelligence?

Question 2 2. In 'Flowers for Algernon,' what is the meaning of 'to pull a Charlie Gordon'?

Question 3 3. In Flowers for Algernon, how does Charlie's awareness about his relationship with his friends change over the course of the novel?

Question 4 4. Which of the following texts is NOT alluded to in creating foreshadowing in Flowers for Algernon?

Question 5 5. In Flowers for Algernon, who says the following about Charlie? 'The operation had covered him over with a veneer of education and culture, but emotionally he was there-watching and waiting. What was he waiting for?'

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Question 6 6. In Flowers for Algernon, who experiences fear about the possible risks to Charlie?

Question 7 7. Where does most of Flowers for Algernon take place?

Question 8 8. Flowers for Algernon takes place over an eight month period. How is this time frame significant?

Question 9 9. When does Flowers for Algernon take place?

Question 10 10. In the novel, Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes, Charlie's good luck charms symbolize:

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Question 11 11. In the novel, Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes, Charlie's childhood window symbolizes:

Question 12 12. In the novel, Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes, Fay and Alice are foil characters, meaning they have opposing character traits. Fay represents _____ while Alice represents _____.

Question 13 13. Who is Algernon in Flowers for Algernon?

Question 14 14. We learn the story of Flowers for Algernon through:

Question 15 15. In Flowers for Algernon, what is 'The Gordon-Algernon Effect'?

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Question 16 16. In the novel, Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes, Charlie faces several Person vs. Person(s) conflicts. What is the conflict between Charlie and Fay?

Question 17 17. In the novel, Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes, Charlie faces several Person vs. Person conflicts. One example of this type of conflict is Charlie vs. _____.

Question 18 18. In the novel, Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes, Charlie has a Person vs. Person conflict with Miss Alice Kinnian. What is their conflict?

Question 19 19. In 'Flowers for Algernon', Charlie Gordon trusts people easily at the beginning, but sees things differently as he becomes more _____.

Question 20 20. Charlie's changes in the language he uses to tell his story reflects the changes he undergoes _____.

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Question 21 21. One of the most painful experiences we watch Charlie go through is when _____.

Question 22 22. What are some of the states that this book was banned in?

Question 23 23. When was Flowers for Algernon published?

Question 24 24. What book rank does Flowers for Algernon hold for the most challenged book?

Question 25 25. Which of the following phrases best describes Charlie's attitude about the operation before the surgery in Flowers for Algernon?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following literary devices does not appear in connection with foreshadowing in Flowers for Algernon?

Question 27 27. Where is Charlie when he realizes that he is more intelligent than the people who are studying him in Flowers for Algernon?

Question 28 28. In the novel, Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes, Algernon, the white lab mouse, is a symbol of _____.

Question 29 29. In a scene from Flowers for Algernon between Charlie and his co-worker Fanny, she uses what story as a metaphor for Charlie's intelligence?

Question 30 30. In the novel, Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes, there are many themes. What is the overarching message in this novel?

8th Grade Reading Practice: Flowers for Algernon Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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