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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. While discussing the possibility of a trip to _____________, Jeff learns about the financial troubles Melody left.
2. All the stars faded in the sky, except for one, ____________, the morning star.
3. What did Jeff use in order to get back to the mainland?
(a) A surfboard
(c) His arms and legs to swim
4. Who pays for the lunch that Melody and Jeff share in a nice restaurant in town?
(d) A stranger
5. After being at the beach, Jeff feels ___________ and at home, as if he had just woken from a deep, long sleep.
6. It seems to Jeff that the object flying across the island is saying ______________.
(a) Just leave me alone
(b) Who the heck are you
(c) Get out of here
(d) Why are you here
7. ___________ wants to pour her life experiences into Jeff so he can carry them into his life.
(a) Aunt Georgina
(c) Aunt Booty
8. Jeff, on the island, sees a world in which he is the only ______________ inhabitant.
9. Which airport does Jeff arrive at in order to meet with his mother when she picks him up for a visit?
10. How does Jeff find out that his mother left him and his father to go help other people?
(b) Phone call
(d) He doesn't
11. What does Jeff do in response to the offer of a new Christmas gift, though he explains his response later?
(a) Gets angry
(d) Leaves the house
12. Who had finally talked to Gambo about Jeff coming out of the summer since there had been no response otherwise?
(a) The Professor
(d) Brother Thomas
13. What does Jeff decide to make for himself for dinner in order to not upset the Professor?
(a) Hot dogs
(b) Macaroni and cheese
14. What does Gambo say of Jeff as she is looking at him and telling others to look as well?
(a) He is too much like his father
(b) He is handsome
(c) He is short
(d) He looks like Melody
15. When Jeff and his mother stop at a house where two women are sitting, what are the women doing?
(c) Stuffing envelopes
(d) Cooking a soup
Short Answer Questions
1. Who is Jeff's doctor that the Professor needs to call when Jeff becomes very ill?
2. Who is waiting for Jeff when he arrives at Gambo's house after Melody and her boyfriend drop him off?
3. Melody says that she left the Professor because she was unhappy and tired of _______________.
4. The boyfriend tells Jeff that Melody married the Professor because she was ______________.
5. What did Jeff use to carry a bundle of food with him to the island?
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