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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 Mark offer to play a game of with Luke to cheer him up after barging into his room?
2. How many residents does Luke watch leave their houses before he sneaks over the the third child's house?
3. What does Jen do when Luke asks her questions about that day he saw her?
(a) She laughs at him.
(b) She slaps his face.
(c) She answers him.
(d) She waves the questions away.
4. Who is going to be living in the new houses being built next to Luke's home?
(c) Government workers and other city folk.
(d) Miners and their families.
5. How does Luke feel about the new houses being built next to his home?
(a) He loves them.
(b) He hates them.
(c) He is sad.
(d) He is frustrated.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Luke's Dad slip quietly to Luke every day around noon?
2. How much more money is the tax bill from previous years?
3. How does Luke feel about his parents after discovering Jen?
4. Why are the new residents that will be living next to Luke called a special name?
5. What do Dad, Matthew, and Mark load up for slaughter at the beginning of Chapter 6?
Short Essay Questions
1. What are the names that Luke makes up for his new neighbors?
2. Why does Luke's favorite toy, his train, cause him to be sad?
3. What does Luke's mom tell him about how she became pregnant with him in Chapter 2?
4. Does Luke's mother stick up for him?
5. Who are the Barons?
6. What does Luke notice changing that makes him decide he'd better act fast if he wants to sneak over to the Sports Family's house?
7. What does Luke's mom do when they hear tires on the gravel driveway in Chapter 1?
8. What does Luke's mother do so that the family can pay the property tax bill?
9. How different is Luke's family from Jen's Family?
10. Even though his family has a startling lack of empathy for his position, how does Luke show his empathy in Chapter 7?
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