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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. How does Eden tell the time?
(a) By the sounds she hears each day.
(b) A Braille clock.
(c) A clock with a chime.
(d) She waits for Edith to tell her.
2. At the beginning of Chapter 3, how long has it been since Andrew last entered the Closes' house?
(a) Sixteen years.
(b) Nineteen years.
(c) One year.
(d) Ten years.
3. Where are refreshments served after the burial in Chapter 1?
(a) Local restaurant.
(b) Ladies' Guild clubhouse.
(d) Andrew's home.
4. What were Sean's parents known for?
(b) Throwing big parties.
(c) Biggest garden in town.
(d) Charitable work.
5. What was the baby in when she was left at the Closes' home?
(a) A baby car seat.
(b) A basket.
(c) A plastic tub.
(d) A box.
6. What did Andrew's father help Jim do with a swing set for Eden?
(a) Pour cement.
(b) Paint it.
(c) Put it together.
(d) Put the swings up.
7. Where did Andy get his first job?
(d) Grocery store.
8. Who was Eden's boyfriend in the Spring before the shooting?
9. What is the weather like in Chapter 1 when Andrew is trying to sleep and awakens from a dream about his childhood?
(a) Cold and dry.
(b) Rainy and stormy.
(c) Hot and humid.
10. How was Sean killed?
(a) Heart attack.
(b) Got hit by a car.
(d) Airplane crash.
11. Who lives in Water's Edge?
(a) Sean's parents.
12. What word did Andy use to describe the shirt his mother bought him for his first day of senior year?
13. When Andrew was a child, what kind of work did his father do?
(a) Milk truck driver.
14. What does Andrew offer to do at Edith's house?
(a) Paint the kitchen.
(b) Haul out the garbage.
(c) Fix the porch steps.
(d) Build a shed.
15. How did Edith feel about Jim and Eden's relationship?
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Andrew find in his closet that he wears doing chores around his mother's house the day after the funeral?
2. What was Sean arrested for in the summer before the shooting?
3. What did Jim always have in his pocket for young Andy?
4. What color eyes does Eden have?
5. What does Edith serve Andrew when he visits the Close home the day after his mother's funeral?
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