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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. At the end of chapter 4, what does Ruth accuse the narrator of doing all wrong?
(a) Putting their toys away.
(b) Putting her imaginary horses away.
(c) Drawing a hopscotch grid on the sidewalk.
(d) Drawing pictures of horses.
2. What trip does the narrator foreshadow at the end of chapter 11?
(a) A trip to Dover.
(b) A trip to London.
(c) A trip to Hailsham.
(d) A trip to Norfolk.
3. Where is the novel set?
(d) New York.
4. When does the narrator hope she might be able to have more time to listen to her favorite music tape?
(a) When she retires from her bookkeeping job.
(b) When she leave college.
(c) When she stops being a carer.
(d) When she settles down to have a family.
5. Who is Judy Bridgewater?
(a) A teacher.
(b) A doctor.
(c) A singer.
(d) A carer.
6. What were the students at Hailsham allowed to wear on weekends, but not during the week?
(c) Their own clothing.
(d) Team jerseys.
7. In whose room does Tommy admit in chapter 11 that he saw the narrator looking at similar magazines as the ones he finds her looking at in the boiler room in chapter 11?
8. Why did the narrator believe Ruth to be a good chess player?
(a) Ruth often voiced a desire to play the game.
(b) Ruth had a collection of books on the subject.
(c) Ruth said she was.
(d) Ruth often commented on chess games in progress.
9. How does Kathy find herself on Ruth's good books at the end of part one?
(a) By stealing a forbidden tape of music.
(b) By getting Tommy to work his art again.
(c) By getting Ruth and Tommy back together.
(d) By stealing a pencil case from Miss Geraldine.
10. What does the narrator tell the reader unzipping meant to the students at Hailsham in chapter 7?
(a) They could unzip their spines and remove their skeletons.
(b) They could unzip their clothing and show off their internal organs.
(c) They could unzip their heads and reveal their intelligence.
(d) They could unzip their bodies and provide organs easily.
11. What does the narrator describe as a piece of art she bought at an Exchange in chapter 8?
(a) A paper mache doll.
(b) A small elephant sculpture.
(c) A collage of animal pictures.
(d) A calendar.
12. What are the ages of the Junior classes at Hailsham?
(a) Fifteen to seventeen.
(b) Five through eight.
(c) Seven through eleven.
(d) Birth to twelve.
13. What is Dave's stump?
(a) A tree stump where a boy named Dave is rumored to have died.
(b) A tree stump at where a boy named Dave often cut wood for the fireplaces.
(c) A tree stump in the yard nicknamed Dave after the owner's son.
(d) A tree stump where a boy named Dave often sat to read or write.
14. What excuse did Miss Emily give for the lack of tokens offered in exchange for the art Madame took away?
(a) That they should just be happy to have a roof over their heads.
(b) That it was a great honor to have their art chosen.
(c) That they should ask someone else.
(d) That they should be given the tokens, but she did not have extras.
15. In chapter 10, the narrator describes a fear of doing what once they arrived at the Cottages?
(a) Traveling outside of the immediate grounds.
(b) Judging their own proper behaviors.
(c) Socializing with outsiders.
(d) Trusting the guardians.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does the term completion mean when applied to a donor?
2. What does Miss Lucy tell the students in chapter 7 they are destined to do?
3. What writing assignment were the Hailsham students supposed to be working on during their two years at the Cottages?
4. What does the narrator reveal in chapter 10 her topic was for her writing assignment when she first arrived at the Cottages?
5. Why is the narrator reluctant to sit beside Tommy in chapter 3 when they meet at the pond?
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