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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. How big are the houses being built next to Luke's home?
2. What makes Luke decide he must act now if he wants to sneak over to the third child's house?
(a) Cops are beginning to scrutinize the area.
(b) The trees are beginning to lose their leaves.
(c) Lots of the trees are being cut down.
(d) His parents are thinking about locking him in his room all day.
3. How does Jen say her dad would react if he knew she'd been looking out the window?
(a) He would cry.
(b) He would beat her.
(c) He would be furious.
(d) He would laugh.
4. 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) Two weeks.
(b) One week.
(c) Four weeks.
(d) Three weeks.
5. What does Luke notice first as he makes his way outside to sneak over to the third child's house?
(a) The crunch of gravel under his feet.
(b) The fresh air on his face.
(c) The breeze ruffling his clothes.
(d) The feel of the sun on his face.
6. Who is going to be living in the new houses being built next to Luke's home?
(a) Government workers and other city folk.
(b) Miners and their families.
7. After Jen tells Luke in Chapter 15 that he has come to the right place and to forget that hiding-like-a-mole stuff, what does she tell him that she is?
(a) His savior.
(b) His ticket out.
(c) His lucky day.
(d) His new best friend.
8. Why is Luke's Dad furious with him in Chapter 8?
(a) He catches Luke singing loudly.
(b) He catches Luke looking out the windows.
(c) He catches Luke downstairs in the middle of the day.
(d) He catches Luke outside.
9. What does Luke notice on his 13th day of watching the house where he saw the child's face?
(a) On a very hot day, the blinds are down, but the family leaves their windows open.
(b) He glimpses the child's face again.
(c) He can spy the outline of a third child at the dinner table.
(d) He hears music coming from the house in the middle of the day.
10. Who had bet Jen that she didn't know what the weather was like outside?
11. 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) Making fun of him.
(c) Kicking him.
(d) Scaring him.
12. Why didn't Luke's parents take the Population Law seriously when they became pregnant?
(a) They were mad at the Government.
(b) They didn't care what the Government thought.
(c) They were too scared.
(d) The law was new and they figured the Government would get over its foolishness.
13. Since not being able to eat breakfast with the whole family, why doesn't Luke ask for butter for his toast anymore?
(a) His mom gives him jam now.
(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) He will get yelled at for being a nusiance.
14. What does Luke's Dad do every day at lunchtime?
(a) Reads a book while eating what his wife left him for lunch.
(b) Watches television and eats take-out.
(c) Turns on the radio and eats lunch.
(d) Sits and chats with Luke while they eat lunch.
15. What does the girl, whose house Luke broke into, do while she talks on the phone to her dad?
(a) She rolls her eyes.
(b) She bites her nails.
(c) She drums her fingers on the table.
(d) She yawns.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why do Luke's brothers make fun of the bread he made?
2. What does Mother do when she opens the tax bill?
3. After Mark leaves Luke's room, what does Luke notice light pouring out of in his room?
4. How do the people moving next to Luke's family's home dress?
5. What time of the day is it when Luke sees the blinds flip up and down quickly in an upstairs window of one of the new houses?
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