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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How does Mr. White feel about Morris's travels?
(a) All of these.
(b) He is excited.
(c) He is fearful.
(d) He is jealous.

2. Why does White hesitate to make his first wish?
(a) He doesn't feel it is the time.
(b) He wants to do it right.
(c) He has everything he wants.
(d) He has been warned.

3. What does White do to distract the person he is playing a game with?
(a) Argues with his wife.
(b) Eats his cake.
(c) Talks about their visitor.
(d) Explains his illness.

4. What is Morris's reason for his travels?
(a) He is in the military.
(b) He works in trade.
(c) He is adventurous.
(d) He is a sailor.

5. Mrs. White chases her son around with _________.
(a) A chaise.
(b) An antimacassar.
(c) A candle stick.
(d) A dirty rag.

6. Where is Mrs. White at the beginning of the book?
(a) Her home.
(b) Her school.
(c) A hopsital.
(d) The church.

7. Mr. White's son wants to use the paw ___________.
(a) To cure his mother.
(b) To get rich.
(c) To find love.
(d) To make himself popular.

8. Who asks Morris if he would ever use the paw again?
(a) Mr. White's son.
(b) Mrs. White.
(c) The maid.
(d) Mr. White.

9. What does Morris talk about when he has had enough to drink?
(a) His religion.
(b) His lover.
(c) His travels.
(d) His job.

10. How many drinks does Morris have before he will talk openly with his friends?
(a) 5.
(b) 4.
(c) 2.
(d) 3.

11. Who made the monkey paw unique?
(a) A sorcerer.
(b) A soothsayer.
(c) A snake tamer.
(d) A fakir.

12. How was the monkey paw preserved?
(a) It was salted.
(b) It was dried.
(c) It was encased.
(d) It was mummified.

13. What does White say happens when he makes the first wish?
(a) The paw burns.
(b) The warmth left him.
(c) The paw moves.
(d) The lights dimmed.

14. Why has Morris stopped working?
(a) He is retired.
(b) He was injured.
(c) He is rich now.
(d) He is sick.

15. What does Morris say makes the monkey paw work?
(a) The devil.
(b) Magic.
(c) Angels.
(d) Superstition.

Short Answer Questions

1. Where does Morris keep the monkey paw?

2. Where did Morris spend much of his time during his travels?

3. Why does Morris not use the monkey paw any more?

4. How much money does White's son suggest wishing for?

5. Where does Mrs. White chase her son?

(see the answer keys)

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