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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does Bill Forrester plan on doing that bothers Grandfather greatly?
(a) Replace his grass with some that does not need to be mowed
(b) Move out of the town
(c) Plant trees blocking Grandfather's view of the property
(d) Hire Douglas to cut his grass
2. What makes Lena furious about the time Leo spent working on the Happiness Machine?
(a) That he missed his child's special events
(b) That he wasted so many days
(c) The emotional turmoil it caused the family
(d) That he ignored her complaints
3. What happens to Leo after he enters the kitchen and announces he finished the plans for the Happiness Machine?
(d) Storms out of the house
4. Which category of his summer did Douglas decide remounting the porch swing with his grandfather fell into?
(b) New Discoveries
5. Where do Miss Fern and Miss Roberta hide?
6. How much does Grandfather pay the boys for the dandelions they collect?
(a) 10 cents per bag
(b) 25 cents per bag
(c) 1 cent per dandelion
(d) 5 cents per bag
7. Which of the following terms is an antonym for the term jubilant?
8. What color is associated with the trolley?
9. What summer first does Grandfather look forward to and relish?
(a) Making dandelion wine
(b) Big family breakfasts
(c) The smell of flowers and the sounds of birds
(d) Waking to the sound of a lawn mower
10. How does Tom feel as he and his mother approach the ravine?
11. Where does Douglas record his time traveling encounter?
(b) No where
12. What does Douglas offer to do to make up for the money he is short so that he will still be able to get the shoes?
(a) Runs errands
(b) Advertises with his friends about the shoes
(c) Cleans the store
(d) Collects dandelions
13. Who does Douglas go hiking with?
14. How many days does Leo spend working on the Happiness Machine?
15. What does Douglas test John on in the hopes that John will remember Douglas for a long time?
(a) Favorite food
(b) Eye color
(c) Best memory they shared
(d) Type of sneaker
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the dandelion wine used for during the winter?
2. What does Mother send Tom to purchase?
3. What does Tom do as Douglas is contemplating his thoughts about the Thing?
4. What do Miss Fern and Miss Roberta do to the Green Machine?
5. What does Leo believe the Happiness Machine will quell?
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