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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. James DeGolyer came to Canada, moved to Massachusetts and eventually settled in _____________.
(a) New York.
2. Where is Vanessa headed when the story picks up in October?
(a) A birthday party.
(b) Grandpa Nye's house.
(d) The library.
3. The death of which historical figure is marked by a piece of marble sitting by a roadside?
(a) George Washington.
(b) Teddy Roosevelt.
(c) Annie Oakley.
4. What type of figurines are in the armoire at Grandpa Nye's house?
5. What did Vanessa's father swallow whole as a joke?
(c) Mini marshmallows.
6. What is the name of Grandpa Nye's book?
(a) Summer Wanderings in Northern Canada.
(b) How to Tie a Tie.
(c) Loves of My Life.
(d) Buy a Car Without Being Taken for a Ride.
7. What plans to Vanessa and Dirk make?
(a) To go to the same college.
(b) To always vacation in Michigan.
(c) To get married.
(d) To co-author a book.
8. Which of the following is not a summer activity at the lake?
(d) Fires at the beach.
9. How old is Grandpa Nye at this point in the story?
10. What does Vanessa's mother talk to her about while Dirk is in town?
(c) Make up.
11. Who is Vanessa's best friend?
12. How did Grandpa Nye travel across Canada as a young man?
13. What did Vanessa and Lisa wish they could do with Grandpa Nye?
(a) Take a train ride.
(b) Visit Indian burial grounds.
(c) Climb a mountain.
(d) Go on a canoe trip.
14. In what month is Dirk killed?
15. For what does Grandpa Nye remain passionate?
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Vanessa's father show the kids at the lake how to do?
2. Where is Dirk going to college?
3. Grandpa Nye once had a brief career as a ___________________.
4. Instead of going to bed, Vaness and Lisa ____________________.
5. What had James DeGolyer studied to be?
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