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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 best describes the McNab house?
(a) Well decorated.
(b) Disgustingly dirty.
(c) Sloppy but clean.
(d) Slightly messy.
2. What are the raisins in the McNab house?
(a) Rat feces.
(b) Cat feces.
3. What do the Cobras come to do in the McNab house?
(a) Drink beer and play cards.
(b) Drink soda and play video games.
(c) Drink beer and play football.
(d) Drink soda and play football.
4. Where does Mars Bar take Russell after the trolley incident?
(a) To Russell's home.
(b) To Amanda's home.
(c) To Mars Bar's home.
(d) To the hospital.
5. Why does Maniac allow the McNab boys to continue asking him to do the feats?
(a) It keeps them in school where they need to be.
(b) It keeps him busy.
(c) It keeps him out of trouble.
(d) It keeps the McNab boys out of trouble.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Maniac do as a feat with the freight train?
2. What is Mars Bar afraid that Russell was going to do to after the trolley incident?
3. What does Amanda say to Maniac about his going to her house?
4. What gift does Maniac bring Piper?
5. Where does Maniac sleep one night--just once in Chapter 43?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Maniac bring Mars Bar to Piper's birthday party?
2. Why does Maniac take Mars Bar to the Pickwells?
3. What kind of a home do the McNabs live in?
4. At the end of Chapter 33, in January, what does Maniac decide about his life?
5. In what way does Maniac come to know everyone in town?
6. How does Amanda get her way in the final chapter of the novel?
7. How do the McNabs show their true prejudice during Piper's birthday party?
8. How do Maniac and Mars Bar find their way back into each other's lives?
9. What comparison does Maniac make between the Pickwells and the Beales in chapter 40?
10. Who saves Maniac from freezing to death and how do they go about it?
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