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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does Will tell Marcus about what Ellie told him in Chapter 20?
(a) She isn't as smart as she thinks she is.
(b) She was protecting Marcus.
(c) She was telling him the truth.
(d) She was making fun of him by telling him a lie.
2. What does Ali do while crying in Chapter 27?
(a) He tries to hide in his room.
(b) He beats his chest with his fist.
(c) He apologizes to Marcus.
(d) He grins slyly when others aren't looking.
3. Why does Will feel he cannot help Fiona?
(a) Because he has too many problems of his own to worry about others'.
(b) Because she needs professional help.
(c) Because he cannot imagine himself trying to tell Fiona the point.
(d) Because he does not get along well with her.
4. Why does Marcus wait outside the news agent's in Chapter 27?
(a) He has no money to spend.
(b) He is scared of the clerk.
(c) He is meeting someone there.
(d) The clerk does not want too many people in the store.
5. Where does Marcus refuse to go in Chapter 31?
(a) To his house.
(b) To Will's.
(c) To school.
(d) To see his father.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why does Marcus walk out of school in Chapter 19?
2. What can Will not find a polite way out of in Chapter 22?
3. When does Will fall in love?
4. What does Fiona tell Will in Chapter 17?
5. What does Marcus do at the end of Chapter 26?
Short Essay Questions
1. How do Ellie and Zoe react in Chapter 21 when Marcus tells them that he knows Ellie was lying to him before?
2. What does Will tell Marcus in Chapter 20 when Marcus tells Will about his run-in with Ellie?
3. What shocks Marcus' classmates in Chapter 21?
4. Why does Marcus try to keep Ellie from reading the papers in Chapter 31?
5. What do Will and Fiona discuss over a drink in Chapter 18?
6. Who is Rachel?
7. Who argues in Chapter 23?
8. What makes Will unhappy enough to skip Christmas in Chapter 18?
9. Why does Marcus run out of the house in Chapter 26?
10. Who is Ellie? What do Ellie and Marcus talk about in Chapter 19?
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