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Among the Hidden: Vocab, questions, figurative language

Final test review flashcards for Among the Hidden
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apparatus
Equipment for a specific purpose.
astronomical
Huge; large.
daunting
Intimidating; terrifying.
banter
Joking; kidding.
chiseled
Well defined.
infiltrator
A spy.
deranged
Crazy; insane.
lofty
Of high esteem.
flippantly
Playful disrespect; smart-alecky.
defiance
To speak against; to defy.
pristine
Clean; perfect; without fault.
propaganda
Information meant to influence a group of people.
plausible
Possible; believable.
resignedly
Reluctantly giving in.
offal
Waste; byproduct; trash.
sanctuary
A safe place; a place of refuge.
zeal
Enthusiasm; excitement.
skittish
Jumpy; nervous.
stupefied
To bewilder; to make stupid.
sabotage
To ruin; destroy.
Matthew and Mark
Who are Luke's brothers?
Big Car Family, Birdbrain Family, Gold Family, and Sports Family
What are the nicknames of the 4 families that live in the Baron houses?
Controlling and mean
How does the author portray Government?
Jen
Which character is the main antagonist in the novel?
the Government's totalitarian control.
The main conflict/problem in the novel is...
A law that limits the number of children a family can have.
What is the Population Law?
taking food away from legal people
According to the Government, third children would cause harm by...
Jen's dad offering to get Luke a fake I.D. card.
What is the falling action of Among the Hidden?
strong-willed
When Luke told Mr. Talbot, "Stop Jen? That's like trying to stop the sun," he meant that Jen was...
Adolf Hitler
What historical leader is most similar to General Sherwood?
Some governments are not fair to their people
Which of the following best describes the main theme of Among the Hidden?
The Garner's taxes were increased because of the new houses.
Why did Mother go to work at the factory?
Character vs. Society
The Government vs. Luke/Shadow Children is an example of what type of conflict?
hyperbole
What kind of figurative language is, "The smell of baking bread could fill three counties"?
simile
What kind of figurative language is, "The timer in the oven went off sounding as loud as a siren"?
metaphor
What kind of figurative language is, "Real life was outdoors" ?
simile
What kind of figurative language is, "Trying to stop Jen was like trying to stop the sun"?
metaphor
What kind of figurative language is, "The cool air was a jolt"?
onomatopoeia
What kind of figurative language is, "Jen hissed in Luke's ear"?
simile
What kind of figurative language is, "Luke felt like a prisoner"?