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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. Where does Ned and his father visit a parishioner years before?
(a) The hospital.
(b) An asylum.
(c) A veteran's home.
2. What emotion seems to be just below the surface of Mrs. Scallop?
3. What kind of potatoes does Mrs. Brewster serve?
(a) Lumpy mashed.
(b) The best in the town.
(c) French fried.
4. What does the narrator say about Mr. Scully's bed?
(a) He only uses one sheet.
(b) He never uses sheets.
(c) His bed is four feet high.
(d) He sleeps on the floor.
5. About what does Ned lie to his mama?
(a) The need to have a new notebook for school.
(b) The need to write a poem about autumn.
(d) The need to stay after school for the week.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Mr. Scully make homemade?
2. What does Ned do as his father pays the visit?
3. What does Mrs. Scallop say would happen if Ned does not blow out all his birthday candles?
4. What does Mrs. Scallop tell Ned about his birth?
5. What does Ned think of his present from Mrs. Scallop?
Short Essay Questions
1. How is Ned's birthday celebrated in his classroom?
2. Describe a couple things about Mr. Scully that makes him seem eccentric.
3. To whom does Ned deliver mail and a newspaper every day and why does Ned do so?
4. Why does Ned feel concerned about his mama and when did this start?
5. What does Ned's mama give Ned for his birthday and what embarrasses Ned after a question she asks him?
6. Describe a couple souvenirs Ned has received from his uncle Hilary?
7. What does Ned's father instruct Ned about being a guest for supper at the Brewsters, and why does his father say that?
8. What does Ned's uncle Hilary give Ned for his birthday and why is Ned's father upset?
9. What has Ned noticed about Mrs. Scallop's underlying emotion and of whom does she remind Ned?
10. With whom do Ned and his father have Sunday dinner and what is served?
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