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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Why does the tour guide take off her tee shirt?
(a) To shake out a wasp that had crawled inside.
(b) To apply pressure to Colin's wound.
(c) To get a tan.
(d) It is so hot outside.
2. What does Hassan think is the answer to Colin's problems?
(a) A girlfriend with another name.
(b) A more varied workout.
(c) A belief in God.
(d) A unique invention.
3. Where does Lindsey take Colin and Hassan on their first day of working?
(a) Old man Starnes' house.
(b) The mechanical room.
(c) The barn.
(d) They old balers.
4. Who is Hollis?
(a) The store clerk's mother.
(b) A hitchhiker Colin and Hassan pick up.
(c) Another clerk in the convenience store.
(d) Another tourist visiting the gravesite.
5. What does Colin read over and over while alone in his room?
(a) A few poems he wrote for his last girlfriend.
(c) His yearbook.
(d) A poem his last girlfriend wrote for him.
6. When does the tour guide say she will return?
(b) In a half an hour.
(c) In 8 minutes.
(d) She does not plan to return.
7. What are Hassan and Lindsey doing when Colin joins them?
(a) Watching poker on t.v.
(b) Giving the dog a bath.
(c) Creating a work schedule.
(d) Playing dominoes.
8. To what status does Colin refer when speaking to Hassan?
(a) Colin's status as a prodigy.
(b) Colin's status as the nineteenth Colin in his family.
(c) Colin's status as an only child.
(d) Colin's status as a track star.
9. What has just happened to Colin?
(a) He was harassed by some bullies.
(b) He was just scared by a large shark.
(c) He's just been dumped by his girlfriend.
(d) His teacher just woke him by slamming a book on his desk.
10. What does Colin decide to burn?
(a) All his letters from his previous Katherines.
(b) His last letter from Katherine XIX.
(c) His theorem notebook.
(d) A poem he wrote Katherine I.
11. What do Hassan and Lindsey decide to play?
(b) A video game.
(d) A trivia game.
12. What does Colin do as Hassan and Lindsey are playing?
(a) Works on his Katherines theorem.
(c) Takes a nap.
(d) Writes on his theory of the middle of the Universe.
13. What does the tour guide saying she is training to become?
(a) A paramedic.
(b) A beautician.
(c) A teacher.
(d) A car mechanic.
14. What does Colin's father say about Colin's last girlfriend?
(a) She is not worth grieving over.
(b) She called Colin's father's cell phone.
(c) She is at the front door.
(d) They met her at the hot dog stand.
15. For how long has Starnes lived in Gutshot?
(a) A few years.
(b) Since he was forty-one.
(c) A few months.
(d) His whole life.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why does Hollis recognize Colin?
2. What does Hollis offer Colin and Hassan?
3. What town does Hollis want to research its history?
4. What does Hollis invite the boys to do?
5. What does Colin do as he is waiting on the ground behind the convenience store?
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