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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does Ned and his mother see?
(a) Mr. Scully's ghost.
(b) A shooting star.
(c) A white dog.
(d) The one-eyed cat.
2. What does Ned tell his mother about Christmas vacation?
(a) He is really excited about the pony island.
(b) He wants her to go, too.
(c) He does not want to go with his uncle.
(d) He is really excited about the fox island.
3. Who is Janet?
(a) A school friend.
(b) A teacher.
(c) A janitor.
(d) The town gossip.
4. What type of arthritis does Mama have?
(b) Lupus arthritis.
(c) Psoriatic arthritis.
5. What has been taken down at Mr. Scully's house?
(a) The water barrel.
(b) The porch.
(c) The outhouse.
(d) The swing.
6. After Ned apologizes and goes to his room, about what does he worry?
(a) The cat and his mom.
(c) Mrs. Scallop.
(d) The upcoming vacation.
7. Where does Ned go on the way to school?
(a) Mr. Scully's home.
(b) Billy's house.
(c) The cemetary.
(d) The church.
8. What does Ned do on the veranda at the place he visits?
(b) Plays with his toy soldiers.
9. Where does Ned tell Papa he wants to go?
(a) To visit Washington, D. C.
(b) With his uncle to Greece.
(c) To his grandparents' house in the summer.
(d) To visit Mr. Scully again.
10. What does Ned admit to Mr. Scully on another trip to see the man?
(a) That Ned is afraid of death.
(b) That Ned does not ever want to shoot the rifle again.
(c) That Ned is afraid of his mother dying.
(d) That Ned shot the cat and put out its eye.
11. What is lying on an old icebox in Mr. Scully's shed?
(a) A dead coon.
(b) A rifle.
(c) The one-eyed cat.
(d) A pistol.
12. What does Mr. Scully promise to continue doing?
(a) Keep Ned doing chores and paying him.
(b) Taking his medicine.
(c) Write his daughter.
(d) Feed the cat.
13. When does a heavy snow fall in Chapter V?
(a) On the first of December.
(b) On Thanksgiving day.
(c) On Christmas day.
(d) It does not snow, which is unusual.
14. What does Papa notice when he and Ned are trimming the Christmas tree?
(a) Ned has outgrown is new pants.
(c) Ned is feverish.
(d) Ned's mother is happy.
15. What does Evelyn get as a result of her father earning more money?
(a) A new hat.
(d) Drawing materials.
Short Answer Questions
1. How does Mrs. Scallop feel about her new job?
2. What does Ned figure his father will begin doing?
3. Where does he go on his walk?
4. What does Ned notice about Evelyn's attitude?
5. What does Ned realize about Mr. Scully and Ned's confession?
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