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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Which of the following adjectives does not describe the peasant Joey spots hiding in the outskirts of the city?
2. Which of the following is not something Joey adds to his fruit compote in the hopes of getting a laugh from the family?
3. At what hour of the day does Mrs. Youngblood always come to check on Zuta's homework?
4. Which of the following characters screams that there is a thief in the house when Kopyrda is heard in Zuta's bedroom?
(a) Mrs. Youngblood.
(d) Mr. Youngblood.
5. How long did Joey live in his childhood home before his family moved away?
(a) 15 years.
(b) 5 years.
(c) 20 years.
(d) 10 years.
6. In what century does the tennis match take place?
(a) The 17th century.
(b) The 18th century.
(c) The 19th century.
(d) The 20th century.
7. When Joey first arrives at Aunt Hurlecka's house, what is the only topic of conversation he engages in?
8. According to the narrator, what is the worst type of torture?
(a) Bad eggs.
(b) Bad forms.
(c) Bad breath.
(d) Bad dogs.
9. What game does Joey play with Kneadus and the servants on his first day at Auntie's house?
10. What sound does Joey make through the wall to let Zuta know he's spying on her?
(a) He coughs.
(b) He hiccups.
(c) He clears his throat.
(d) He sneezes.
11. What does Joey daydream about on his second day of school?
12. Which of the following nursery rhyme characters invades Joey's daydreams while he is in class?
(a) Peter Piper.
(b) The Little Red Hen.
(c) Mother Goose.
(d) Puss and Boots.
13. What sound do the boys hear as they make their way to the outskirts of the city?
(a) Monkeys howling.
(b) Dogs barking.
(c) Roosters crowing.
(d) Cats mewling.
14. What do the sophisticated members of the tennis audience do when they see the brawl breaking out?
(a) They applaud.
(b) They gasp.
(c) The ignore the commotion.
(d) They exit the arena.
15. What is the name of the valet Kneadus is in love with?
Short Answer Questions
1. What part of Kopyrda's outfit does Joey find lying on Zuta's bedroom floor?
2. How many children does Aunt Hurlecka have?
3. How does the schoolgirl respond when her parents ask her who the young boy was they saw her with?
4. How many individual forms of torture does the narrator believe there are in the world?
5. How does Mrs. Youngblood feel about the prospect of her young daughter getting pregnant?
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