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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 time does Luke's Mom get home from work?
(a) 7:00 PM.
(b) 6:30 PM.
(c) 5:30 PM.
(d) 6:00 PM.
2. What does Luke's Dad do every day at lunchtime?
(a) Sits and chats with Luke while they eat lunch.
(b) Watches television and eats take-out.
(c) Reads a book while eating what his wife left him for lunch.
(d) Turns on the radio and eats lunch.
3. What are Luke's favorite types of books to read?
(c) Science Fiction.
4. What does the girl, who's a third child like Luke, do that shocks him?
(a) She gives Luke a big hug.
(b) She picks up the phone to call her dad.
(c) She picks up the phone to call her mom.
(d) She kicks Luke.
5. What is Luke playing with in Chapter 3 that had once been his favorite toy?
(a) A racecar.
(b) A dump truck.
(c) A train.
(d) A dinosaur.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who is going to be living in the new houses being built next to Luke's home?
2. Why has Luke been banned from using the telephone?
3. What does Luke notice first as he makes his way outside to sneak over to the third child's house?
4. Who had bet Jen that she didn't know what the weather was like outside?
5. What do Matthew and Mark do while Mom is at work and Dad is fixing the machinery?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does it shock Luke to see the young girl from the Sport's Family house using a telephone?
2. What does Luke see while looking out his attic vents in Chapter 8?
3. What does Luke do all day to help pass the time?
4. What happens when Luke comes upon the girl in the Sport's Family's house?
5. What is one of the things that Luke observes in Chapter 11 that confirms to him that there is someone hiding in the Sports Family home?
6. Why does Luke have to hide away from other people?
7. What is Luke's father's attitude about Luke?
8. What does Luke's mom do when they hear tires on the gravel driveway in Chapter 1?
9. How different is Luke's family from Jen's Family?
10. What does Luke's mom tell him about how she became pregnant with him in Chapter 2?
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