Jury of Her Peers: Short Story Test.7 Short answer questions and 1 timed essay question. Test created for 9th grade gate, but can be differentiated for other grades/levels. Asks higher level questions (Costa's level three questions) that force students to think critically about the text. Questions can be used for Socratic seminar, or lead students through the text. Essay questions can be used to build background prior to reading the text.