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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does Ms. Hussey's class soon resemble?
(a) A museum and laboratory.
(b) A space shuttle.
(c) A 17th century studio.
(d) Organized chaos.
2. What deadline does the thief give for his demands to be met?
(a) February 1.
(b) January 21.
(c) January 11.
(d) February 14.
3. What is the Castiglione's treehouse?
(a) A mythical meeting place.
(b) A treehouse that is actually on the ground.
(c) Where Petra and Calder always go to plan.
(d) Where they find Calder.
4. What are Petra and Calder shocked to see on their way to school?
(a) Another broken pencil with blood on it.
(b) Ms. Hussey sitting on a park bench crying.
(c) A duplicate of the Lady painting being run over by the train.
(d) Mrs. Sharpe on a stretcher outside her home.
5. What does the publication say in conclusion?
(a) The thief is selfish.
(b) It is time to return the painting.
(c) The world should be able to enjoy Vermeer's painting.
(d) Vermeer would not have condoned theft.
6. Where do Petra and Calder wonder if the painting could be?
(a) At Powell's Books.
(b) In the train station.
(c) At Mrs. Sharpe's.
(d) Lower School.
7. Why do Petra and Calder pretend this assignment?
(a) So they can have access to hidden areas around the school.
(b) So they can learn more from art experts.
(c) So no one will question why they are not in class.
(d) So they can help Ms. Hussey.
8. How much do the students have to know about art to have an opinion about art?
(a) They have to be experts.
(b) Not much.
(c) They have to at least studied the major artists of Vermeer's time.
(d) They have to have taken a semester of art appreciation.
9. What is said in the publication?
(a) It says if the painting is returned, no charges will be filed.
(b) It praises the thief for the good that has come from the theft.
(c) It is an appeal to the artistic taste of the thief.
(d) It says that they are very close to catching the thief.
10. What are young people encourage to do in the "After" section?
(a) Pay attention to strange coincidences.
(b) Take up painting.
(c) Study some of the less well known painters.
(d) Create their on adventures.
11. From whom does Calder receive a phone call?
(a) His boss at Powell's Books.
(b) His cousin.
(d) His mother.
12. What does Calder use as an way to look for large storage spaces?
(a) Wanting to see more of the items in her basement.
(b) Wanting to help Mrs. Sharpe with some cleaning.
(c) Pretending he was chasing a mouse.
(d) The need to use the bathroom.
13. Why do Petra and Calder hold a bake sale?
(a) To raise money to offer a reward for the return of the Lady.
(b) To start raising money to set up a small art gallery in the school.
(c) To raise money to hire a private eye to find the Lady.
(d) To raise money for Tommy and his mother.
14. What does Petra wonder about Ms. Hussey and Mrs. Sharpe?
(a) If they are in cohorts.
(b) Their connections to the crime.
(c) If they know the thief.
(d) If they are in danger.
15. What does Petra see on the ground?
(a) Some dribbles of color.
(b) A broken art pencil.
(c) A torn piece of canvas.
(d) A torn piece of paper.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where is Old Fred found dead?
2. What does Petra begin to question?
3. Why do Petra and Calder go to Fargo Hall?
4. What do the students try to distinguish between various Vermeer paintings?
5. About what does Mrs. Sharpe seem pleased?
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