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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. Who does Jess’ mother tell him doesn’t get a break even though it is Christmas?
(a) His father.
(b) Miss Bessie.
2. What was the hardest part of the plan with Janice Avery?
(a) Having her get caught from Mr. Jenkins.
(b) Stealing her lunch so that she doesn’t know who did it.
(c) Planting the note.
(d) Running away after she’s been tripped.
3. Where does Jess tell May Belle he is going?
(a) “To the creek.”
(b) “Out for chores.”
(c) “To the park.”
(d) “Just over the cow field.”
4. What do Jess and Leslie name Leslie’s puppy?
(a) King Terabithia.
(b) Prince Terrien.
(c) Grove of the Pines.
(d) The Baby Giant.
5. Who went to town to go school shopping in Chapter 2?
(a) May Belle and Joyce Ann.
(b) Jess and Leslie.
(c) Ellie and Brenda.
(d) Jess’s mother and father.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who does Jess choose to sit next to on the bus in Chapter 3?
2. What is the name of Jess’s elementary school?
3. What name does Leslie give her and Jess’ secret land?
4. How old is Jess?
5. How is May Belle related to Jess?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Joyce Ann cry on Christmas Eve?
2. Describe Leslie and Jess’s plan of revenge for bullying them and May Belle.
3. What does Katherine Paterson mean when, on page 3, Jess is described as having more grit than any other 10-year-old?
4. What motivates Jess to smile at Leslie in Chapter 4?
5. Why do the students at Lark Creek have to eat lunch at their desks?
6. Why do the teachers hate Fridays? What does this suggest about his school?
7. Why does Jess make dinner for his younger sisters? What does he make?
8. What does Jess want to do with his drawings, as described in Chapter 3?
9. What is peculiar about what Leslie is wearing on the first day of fifth grade?
10. Why does Jess want to get something special for May Belle for Christmas?
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