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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. Where does Maniac sleep one night--just once in Chapter 43?
(a) In a motel.
(b) In a bed.
(c) In a kitchen of a house with the door open.
(d) In a shelter.
2. Why does Maniac bring Mars Bar to Piper's birthday party?
(a) Because he wants the blacks and whites to be together.
(b) Because he wants to scare Mars Bar.
(c) Because he knows Mars Bar will have fun.
(d) Because he hates Mars Bar.
3. What does Mars Bar call Maniac when they meet again in chapter 38?
4. How does Maniac convince Mars Bar to go to the West End?
(a) He tells Mars Bar that he isn't as bad as he thinks he is.
(b) He bribes Mars Bar.
(c) He calls Mars Bar a sissy.
(d) He threatens Mars Bar.
5. What does Amanda do to wake up Maniac at the zoo?
(a) She bites his ear.
(b) She kicks him.
(c) She scares the buffalo.
(d) She pulls his ear.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Maniac give Grayson for Christmas?
2. What new name has Amanda given to Mars Bar?
3. Who comes running up to Maniac after the race with Mars Bar is over?
4. Why does Mars Bar hate Maniac at the end of Chapter 38?
5. What are the raisins in the McNab house?
Short Essay Questions
1. What tale does Mars Bar tell Maniac about Russell?
2. What do the worms symbolize?
3. At the end of Chapter 33, in January, what does Maniac decide about his life?
4. Why does Maniac take Mars Bar to the Pickwells?
5. What is family life like at the McNabs?
6. What kind of a home do the McNabs live in?
7. How does Maniac manipulate Russell and Piper and how do they manipulate Maniac?
8. How do the McNabs show their true prejudice during Piper's birthday party?
9. In January, after Grayson's death, where does Maniac live and how does he take care of himself?
10. What comparison does Maniac make between Hester and Lester and Russell and Piper in chapter 40?
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