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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Despite her anger with Dido about Roland in Chapter 13, Angela bursts into tears when she finds out _____.
(a) Dido's is trapped in the car, but she is unharmed.
(b) Dido is badly hurt in the accident.
(c) Dido is not in the car.
(d) The car is totalled, but Dido has escaped with only minor injuries.
2. When Angela wakes up after her evening in the bar, she realizes ____.
(a) She has left her purse at the bar.
(b) She has forgotten to call her mother.
(c) She has a hangover.
(d) She has forgotten to call Tycho.
3. IN Chapter 11, why did Dido call Tycho earlier in the day?
(a) To see if he knew where Angela was.
(b) To ask how things went with Roland.
(c) To ask him over for dinner.
(d) To tell him not to call Angela anymore.
4. In Chapter 14, Angela's most personal fear is revealed. What is it she fears?
(a) That she will never see Robin again.
(b) That some harm will come to Dido.
(c) That some harm will come to Tycho.
(d) That some harm will come to Roland.
5. Tycho's mother expresses her opinion of Angela. What does she say?
(a) Angela is stuck-up.
(b) Angela is from a broken home, so she is unstable.
(c) Angela is unfriendly and negative.
(d) Angela is just using Tycho.
6. After the events of the night before, why does Tycho seem jubilant.
(a) He has read the "The Catalogue of the Universe" all the way through.
(b) He is relieved that Angela has not harmed herself.
(c) He has had a haircut.
(d) He has has slept with Angela.
7. When Roland finally agrees to speak with Angela, how does he refer to her?
(b) Dido May's daughter.
(d) Ms. May.
8. Early in the novel, Tycho made a prediction, which he now learns has come true. What did he predict?
(a) Africa would move back home.
(b) Hamish would soon have a little brother or sister.
(c) Hudson would hit Africa.
(d) Africa would reunite with Hudson.
9. Tycho's mother knows Tycho has a crush on Angela. What does she tell him?
(a) Everyone falls for an unsuitable person at some point, but the feeling will pass.
(b) She says Tycho should tell Angela how he feels.
(c) She says he should forget about Angela.
(d) She says Tycho should be happy just being friends because Angela does not return his feelings.
10. In Chapter 11, what book is Tycho reading?
(a) "The Catalogue of the Universe."
(b) "Amalthea, the Red Moon of Jupiter."
(c) "Black Holes and Other Mysteries."
(d) "The Bible."
11. When Tycho hears what has happened in Roland's office, how does he try to comfort Angela?
(a) He tells her that Roland is no good, anyway.
(b) He tells her that Dido loves her, and he is crazy about her.
(c) He hugs her and tells her that he understands.
(d) He asks her to forget about Roland now that she knows the truth.
12. When Tycho tells his mother that he gave Angela $10 rather than buy a gift for the party, how does his mother react?
(a) She is upset because she doesn't like Angela.
(b) She is angry and accuses him of never thinking of anyone but himself.
(c) She tells Tycho that because he has no gift, he cannot go to the party.
(d) She understands why Tycho chose to do so, once she hears the whole story.
13. When Tycho finally gets home at the end of the book, who does he meet as he is coming through the gate to his house?
14. Who arrives just as Angela and Tycho are preparing to leave the accident scene in search of a phone?
(c) Mrs. Cherry.
(d) The paramedics.
15. During Angela's midnight visit to Tycho's, she tells him he must never _____.
(a) Tell Dido she has been drinking.
(b) Want another girl.
(c) Drink as much as she has tonight.
(d) Ask questions about Roland.
Short Answer Questions
1. Roland's comment that he is not the only red-haired man in town is meant to imply what?
2. Who do Angela and Tycho discover sitting in the brush beside the car?
3. Tycho believes Angela is out of his league because she is beautiful, and he doesn't think he is very attractive. His mother tells him that beauty is only skin deep. What is Tycho's response?
4. Once he gets off the phone with Dido, Tycho goes outside. What is he planning to do?
5. In Chapter 12, when Angela suddenly appears at his house, Tycho thinks she looks ______.
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