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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What is Vanessa's sister's name?
2. What does Vanessa want to be when she finishes school?
(a) A teacher.
(b) A lawyer.
(c) A writer.
(d) A doctor.
3. What plans to Vanessa and Dirk make?
(a) To go to the same college.
(b) To co-author a book.
(c) To always vacation in Michigan.
(d) To get married.
4. What topic especially intrigues Grandpa Nye about history?
(a) New England.
(b) Canadian provinces.
(c) The Ohio Valley.
(d) The Wild West.
5. Where does the Nye family go on their summer vacation during the first year of World War II?
(a) Sarasota, Florida.
(b) Neah, Michigan.
(c) Lake Cumberland.
(d) They stayed home.
6. Instead of going to bed, Vaness and Lisa ____________________.
(a) Went skinny dipping.
(b) Went to the movies.
(c) Met Dirk and Elihu.
(d) Went sailing in the moonlight.
7. Who is Vanessa's best friend?
8. What had James DeGolyer studied to be?
(a) A doctor.
(b) An accountant.
(c) A priest.
(d) A lawyer.
9. What is the name of the boat belonging to Vanessa's friends at the lake?
(a) The Terminator.
(b) Annabel Lee.
(c) Smooth Sailin'.
(d) Sail on.
10. Which U.S. President does Grandpa Nye have a lot of interest in?
(a) George Washington.
(b) Franklin D. Roosevelt.
(c) Ulysses S. Grant.
(d) William Henry Harrison.
11. What is the time period of Summer Afternoon, Summer Afternoon?
(a) June 1940.
(b) December 1941.
(c) August 1954.
(d) June 1960.
12. What nationality was James DeGolyer?
13. What is the first book Grandpa Nye ever read?
(a) Gullver's Travels.
(b) Arabian Nights.
(c) Robinson Crusoe.
(d) Oliver Twist.
14. How did Grandpa Nye travel across Canada as a young man?
15. What does Vanessa's father show the kids at the lake how to do?
(a) Sail a boat.
(b) Bait a hook.
(c) Build a fire.
(d) Shoot craps.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Vanessa do in her bedroom?
2. Which of the following was not a product of Morgan Burke Company?
3. Vanessa stops doing homework to __________________.
4. Where is Dirk killed?
5. Where does the family go to dinner the night before they leave for vacation?
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