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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 does Mr. Scully give Ned for Ned's birthday?
(a) A whistle.
(b) A comic book.
(c) A carving knife.
(d) A piece of soapstone carved with Chinese characters.
2. What does Ned refrain from saying to his mother?
(a) That he wishes she wouldn't say anything about his voice.
(b) That the girl is mean to Ned.
(c) That his uncle doesn't act like he likes Ned.
(d) Anything about taking the rifle out late at night.
3. Where does Ned and his father visit a parishioner years before?
(a) An asylum.
(b) A veteran's home.
(c) The hospital.
4. How does Ned perceive his family life before his mother is ill?
(a) As solemn.
(b) As boring.
(c) As calm.
(d) As happy.
5. When does James say Ned can have his present?
(a) When Ned proves he is responsible by caring for the cows.
(b) When Ned takes a course on fencing.
(c) When Ned turns 16.
(d) When Ned is 14.
Short Answer Questions
1. How many siblings does Ned have?
2. Where does Ned get the bronze goat he has in his room?
3. What does Ned decide about Charleston?
4. Why does Ned feel sad for Mr. Scully?
5. What does James Wallis tell his son to refrain from when at the Brewster's home?
Short Essay Questions
1. What do Ned and his friends discuss on the way to school and how does Ned make Evelyn feel a little flustered?
2. What is the first lie Ned has ever told his mama?
3. How does Ned think his father would react if he knew about Ned taking the rifle out late at night and shooting it, contrary to Mr. Willis' orders?
4. With whom do Ned and his father have Sunday dinner and what is served?
5. What is Mr. Scully's relationship like with his daughter Doris?
6. What does Ned's uncle Hilary give Ned for his birthday and why is Ned's father upset?
7. What does Ned's mama give Ned for his birthday and what embarrasses Ned after a question she asks him?
8. What does Ned's father instruct Ned about being a guest for supper at the Brewsters, and why does his father say that?
9. To whom does Ned deliver mail and a newspaper every day and why does Ned do so?
10. What confuses Ned about Mrs. Scallop?
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