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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 unusual sound does Kira hear at the beginning of the Ruin song ceremony?
(a) A soft buzzing.
(b) A metallic scraping.
(c) An electronic beeping.
(d) An echoing ring.
2. According to Matt's brother, where has Matt gone?
(a) On the great hunt.
(b) To find a gift of blue for Kira.
(c) Over yonder to the next village.
(d) To find Kira's father.
3. How is Jo supposed to contact Thomas if she needs help?
(a) Knock on the bathroom floor with a hairbrush.
(b) Knock on her ceiling with a hairbrush.
(c) Sing a special song through the pipes.
(d) Hit the bathroom pipes with a hairbrush.
4. What claim does Thomas make about his and Kira's parents in Chapter 13?
(a) They were the only good people in the world.
(b) Their deaths may be suspicious.
(c) They may still be alive.
(d) They abandoned their children on purpose.
5. What "small" gift does Matt bring to Kira in Chapter 20?
(a) A bundle of white threads.
(b) A bundle of blue threads.
(c) A blue flower.
(d) A scrap of blue cloth.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who/what does Kira ask about Matt's location?
2. Where do Kira and Thomas go in Chapter 17?
3. After her visit to Jo in Chapter 16, what does Kira do once she is back in her own bed?
4. In the beginning of Chapter 17, how long has Matt been missing?
5. How does Matt's mother react to her son's absence?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Kira cry after returning from Jo's room at the end of Chapter 16?
2. How does Thomas demonstrate his mischievous side and surprise Kira in Chapter 15?
3. What does Matt's journey through the woods reveal?
4. How does Kira spend her rainy day in Chapter 12?
5. Describe what is known about the character Jo by the end of Chapter 13.
6. What is Jamison's role in the attack on Christopher?
7. What do the Ruin song and the Singer's robe reveal about the history of Kira's world?
8. Describe the village Matt encountered on his journey to find "blue".
9. Describe the Fen.
10. How are Kira, Thomas, and Jo treated during the Gathering ceremony?
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