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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does Spenser think of the visitor's request in Chapter 22?
(a) "Do we sense a pattern developing?"
(b) "But there is nothing to be done about it."
(c) "That is what you did with Harry."
(d) "You want to move in with the spiffy one on a permanent basis. But he will not take the kid. You cannot keep paying me to babysit, so you are going to ship him off to the old man."
2. What is already built on Susan's rural property?
(a) A rustic hunting cabin.
(b) A well for fresh water.
(c) The foundation for a new house.
3. In Chapter 17, what physical activity do Spenser and Paul engage in?
(b) Weight lifting.
(c) Playing golf.
4. Who is Mortimer Snerd?
(a) A ventriloquist's dummy.
(b) A cartoon character.
(c) An author.
(d) A nerdy TV personality.
5. What problem are Susan and Spenser trying to solve in Chapter 23?
(a) How to stop Paul's parents from taking Paul.
(b) Where Paul should live after the cabin is built.
(c) How to raise Paul.
(d) How to find Paul's parents.
Short Answer Questions
1. At the beginning of Chapter 22, what skill is Paul learning?
2. What does Spenser say about too much positivity in Chapter 20?
3. In Chapter 15, what does Spenser discover about Paul's strength when they are moving their gear and settling in?
4. Why does Spenser feel that Paul needs to be away from his parents?
5. Which of the following projects does Spenser think will teach Paul to become independent and self-reliant?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Spenser feel that teaching Paul to box and weight lift is important?
2. Why does Spenser agree to keep Paul after the kidnapping scare when Patty is taken hostage?
3. As evidenced in his conversation with Spenser in Chapter 20, why is Paul curious in relation to why his parents think the way that they do?
4. Was it a good idea for Spenser and Paul to break into Mel's office? Why? Why not?
5. Why does Spenser believes that teaching Paul to run is important?
6. Is Spenser's evaluation of Susan's attitude in Chapter 23 an accurate one? Why? Why not?
7. Why does Spenser send Paul and Patty to Susan's house in Chapter 13?
8. Does Susan make a good point about parental rights in Chapter 23? Why? Why not?
9. In Chapter 21 we are able to see how Paul is growing both physically and emotionally. How has he grown?
10. Is the violence used in Chapter 24 necessary? Why?
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