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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 has Luke been taught all his life to fear?
(a) Open spaces.
(b) Other children.
2. Luke realizes his home is not a sanctuary but a ___________.
(a) Black hole.
(d) Hide out.
3. Who does Luke spy driving by the new houses while they are being built?
(a) People in cheap cars wishing they could buy the houses.
(b) His grandparents.
(c) Bus loads of people coming to look at the new houses.
(d) People in expensive looking cars looking to buy the houses.
4. What has gone down so low in price that the Luke's father and mother worry about how they will get by?
5. What does Luke's Dad do every day at lunchtime?
(a) Reads a book while eating what his wife left him for lunch.
(b) Sits and chats with Luke while they eat lunch.
(c) Turns on the radio and eats lunch.
(d) Watches television and eats take-out.
Short Answer Questions
1. How big are the houses being built next to Luke's home?
2. Since the woods near his home were torn down, how many months has Luke been trapped inside his house?
3. What does Mark yell when he knocks on Luke's bedroom door in Chapter 3?
4. What time does Luke's Mom have to be at the factory every day?
5. Since not being able to eat breakfast with the whole family, why doesn't Luke ask for butter for his toast anymore?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is Luke's father's attitude about Luke?
2. Why is Luke afraid he will never be allowed outside again?
3. How different is Luke's family from Jen's Family?
4. What does Luke do all day to help pass the time?
5. Why does Luke's father get angry with him in Chapter 1?
6. Does Luke's mother stick up for him?
7. Even though his family has a startling lack of empathy for his position, how does Luke show his empathy in Chapter 7?
8. What does Luke see while looking out his attic vents in Chapter 8?
9. Why does Luke's favorite toy, his train, cause him to be sad?
10. What does Luke recall from when he turned 6 that is important to his realizing that he is different from his brothers?
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