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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. While sitting on the attic step, after how many weeks does Luke finally give up trying to keep up with his family's conversation at meal times?
(a) Four weeks.
(b) Three weeks.
(c) One week.
(d) Two weeks.
2. What does Luke listen to while standing in the woods in Chapter 1?
(a) The sound of twigs breaking.
(b) The birds chirping.
(c) The creek rushing by.
(d) The sound of falling trees in the distance.
3. How many residents does Luke watch leave their houses before he sneaks over the the third child's house?
4. Who did Luke's Mother hide her pregnancy from?
(a) Her brothers.
(b) A few of her friends.
(c) Her father and sisters.
(d) Everyone, even her own mother and sisters.
5. Luke asks Jen how she is able to meet other people if she is a third child like him; what does Jen explain that her parents do?
(a) Bribe people.
(b) Trust only a select amount of people.
(c) Plead with people.
(d) Threaten people.
6. What do Luke's brothers, Matthew and Mark, complain that they will have to do since Luke is not allowed outside anymore?
(a) The laundry.
(b) All of his chores.
(c) The fishing.
(d) Taking out the garbage.
7. Why does Luke's mother make him sit and eat his breakfast on the bottom step to the attic?
(a) The construction workers have started to wonder why the family's shades are always drawn.
(b) He is not allowed anywhere else in the house.
(c) He has dirt on his shoes.
(d) He is being punished for looking out the window.
8. What has gone down so low in price that the Luke's father and mother worry about how they will get by?
9. What does the female third child apologize to Luke for after she sees him staring at the door as if he means to make a run for it?
(a) Yelling at him.
(b) Kicking him.
(c) Making fun of him.
(d) Scaring him.
10. What can Luke not stop thinking about, so much so that he can't even concentrate on playing with his favorite toy?
(a) His mother.
(b) His father.
(c) The outdoors.
(d) The new girl down the road.
11. What does the girl, whose house Luke broke into, say about the Government monitoring phone calls?
(a) They have bigger problems to worry about.
(b) They are understaffed and too incompetent to do a good job monitoring phone calls.
(c) Her parents are too rich for the Government to bother.
(d) They are too stupid to notice anything.
12. What is Luke delighted to find after his whole family leaves in a hurry in Chapter 8?
(a) The kitchen window shade is down.
(b) The kitchen windown shade is up.
(c) A freshly baked cake.
(d) A big slab of butter for his toast.
13. What are some of the orders Luke recalls the Government giving his family in the past?
(a) Where to plant their corn and how much to charge for their crops.
(b) Where to plant their potatoes and how much they can plant.
(c) Where to plant their pumpkins and where to sell them.
(d) Where to plant their tomatoes and how much they can keep for their family.
14. Since not being able to eat breakfast with the whole family, why doesn't Luke ask for butter for his toast anymore?
(a) He will get yelled at for being a nusiance.
(b) He doesn't like butter anymore.
(c) Someone would have to pretend they forgot something in order to safely pass him the butter dish.
(d) His mom gives him jam now.
15. Luke begins watching the house where he saw the child's face constantly, on which day of his vigil does he see the blinds flip up and down quickly in an upstairs window?
(a) Second day.
(b) Fourth day.
(c) Fifth day.
(d) Third day.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why does the girl who pinned Luke down after entering her house let him go?
2. After Matthew asks how the family can possibly pay the property taxes, what does Mother announce she has just received?
3. How big are the houses being built next to Luke's home?
4. What is Luke playing with in Chapter 3 that had once been his favorite toy?
5. What time does Luke's Mom have to be at the factory every day?
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