A String in the Harp Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

Nancy Bond
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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Why does Rhian spend the night with Becky?
(a) The storm is too strong.
(b) Her father gets sick.
(c) Jen wants to get to know her.
(d) She wants to have a party.

2. What does Peter think is buried beneath the land behind his house?
(a) Graves.
(b) Churches.
(c) Villages.
(d) Landmarks.

3. Why is Peter confronted about the coracle?
(a) He knows more than he lets on.
(b) He has books about it.
(c) He lied about it.
(d) He was seen with it.

4. Who is Maelgwn?
(a) Taliesin's cousin.
(b) Taliesin's enemy.
(c) Taliesin's son.
(d) Talieson's mentor.

5. How does David know Dr. Rhys?
(a) They are related.
(b) They are neighbors.
(c) They work together.
(d) They went to school together.

6. What do the children do together while the storm rages?
(a) Play cards.
(b) Pop corn kernels.
(c) Do their homework.
(d) Write letters.

7. What chore does Jen often forget about?
(a) Scrubbing the floor.
(b) Laundry.
(c) Dish washing.
(d) Cooking dinner.

8. Why does Taliesin leave Elphin on the ship?
(a) He has been sent away.
(b) He has other obligations.
(c) He has to save himself.
(d) He knows Elphin is dying.

9. How does Peter know visions are about to happen?
(a) The light changes.
(b) He hears strange singing.
(c) He hears the key hum.
(d) The key gets hot.

10. Whom does Jen live with at the beginning of the book?
(a) Her cousin.
(b) Her grandmother.
(c) Her aunt.
(d) Her nanny.

11. Dr. Rhys says Taliesin is __________.
(a) A story teller.
(b) A prince.
(c) A bard.
(d) A wizard.

12. What does Jen say when she is first asked to stay in Wales?
(a) She asks to be left alone.
(b) She calls her aunt.
(c) She smiles.
(d) She argues.

13. Where did Peter find the golden object?
(a) In his school.
(b) In the house.
(c) In the church.
(d) In the bog.

14. Where does Jen live at the beginning of the book?
(a) Wales.
(b) London.
(c) Massachusetts.
(d) Scottland.

15. Whom does Peter see with his key in the visions?
(a) Aneirin.
(b) Milton.
(c) Hallision.
(d) Taliesin.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Jen like to do with Becky during her visit?

2. What is Bryn Celyn?

3. For what instrument was the key used?

4. What does Becky insist on purchasing for Christmas?

5. What does Peter do to make Jen mad when she stays?

(see the answer keys)

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