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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. As he drinks in Chapter One, what does Jasper reveal about his family?
(a) His father is most likely the killer.
(b) His mother ran away when Jasper was a baby.
(c) His mother is cruel and a drunk.
(d) His father refuses to provide even basic care for Jasper.

2. What book is Eliza reading in Chapter Three?
(a) To Kill a Mockingbird.
(b) The Naked and the Dead.
(c) Breakfast at Tiffany's.
(d) Pudd'nhead Wilson.

3. Where is this story set?
(a) Corrigan, Australia.
(b) Toronto, Canada.
(c) New York, New York.
(d) Los Angeles, California.

4. Which of the following is NOT an injustice that concerns Charlie?
(a) The plight of the endangered honey bee.
(b) Jasper Jones's hardships.
(c) People just ignore problems that happen far away.
(d) Corrigan is consumed with bigotry.

5. For what do the larger boys NOT pick on Jeffrey?
(a) His accent.
(b) His familiy's wealth.
(c) His size.
(d) His Vietnamese heritage.

6. What reason did Cooke give for his crimes?
(a) He was lonely.
(b) He wanted to hurt someone.
(c) He had a bad family.
(d) He was bullied.

7. What advice does his father give Charlie in Chapter Three about dealing with his mother?
(a) To show her respect and to let the situation die down a bit rather than engaging in a fight.
(b) To sit down and have a heartfelt discussion with her.
(c) To argue and fight with every shred of his being.
(d) To just ignore her.

8. Why does Charlie most admire Batman?
(a) Batman represents everyone.
(b) Batman could destroy Superman.
(c) Batman has innate superpowers.
(d) Batman has no weaknesses.

9. Where does Charlie find Eliza in Chapter Three?
(a) At the grove.
(b) Outside her house.
(c) At the library.
(d) Outside the bookstore.

10. Who is Charlie's literary hero?
(a) Holden Caulfield.
(b) Atticus Finch.
(c) Pudd'nhead Wilson.
(d) Huck Finn.

11. What figurative language is used in the following quote: "our flyscreen door claps against the side of the house" (99)?
(a) Hyperbole.
(b) Oxymoron.
(c) Alliteration.
(d) Onomatopoeia.

12. As they walk out of the woods at the end of Chapter One, how does Charlie feel about Jasper?
(a) As though they are allies.
(b) As though he could murder Charlie, too.
(c) As thought he must be guilty.
(d) As though Jasper will turn himself in.

13. When Charlie arrives at Jeffrey's house in Chapter Two, what is Jeffrey doing?
(a) Listening to a cricket match.
(b) Listening to his mother sing.
(c) Listening to a Superman program.
(d) Listening to pop songs.

14. What is ironic about Mrs. Bucktin's admonishment for Charlie to "show some respect for your things!" (99)?
(a) There is no irony in this statement.
(b) Her clothes are just as dirty as his.
(c) She is showing no respect for her own son.
(d) We know that she does not care about his shirt anymore than he does.

15. When Jeffrey joins the cricket game in Chapter Two, what can we infer about his character?
(a) He is brave.
(b) He is looking for trouble.
(c) He is athletic.
(d) He is fearless.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is similar about Charlie's return home in Chapter Three to what happened when he returned Eliza home?

2. Why does Jeffrey's mother chastise him for being impolite in Chapter Two?

3. Who arrives at Charlie's window in the middle of the night as the book opens?

4. For what reason does An Lu NOT stand out in Corrigan?

5. What Vietnamees delicacy does Charlie love?

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