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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 say comes into his yard regularly?
(a) The one-eyed cat.
(b) A raccoon.
(c) A bear.
(d) Two deer.
2. In what decades is the novel set?
3. From what book does Ned's teacher read in honor of Ned's birthday?
(a) The House of Seven Gables.
(b) The Last of the Mohicans.
(c) Life on the Mississippi.
(d) The Call of the Wild.
4. What does Ned imagine as he is walking back to the house at night?
(a) That he has bested a brigand in a sword duel.
(b) Someone watching him from the woods.
(c) That he has saved the family from marauders.
(d) Someone watching him from the attic.
5. Where do Ned and his father eat supper on the Sunday before Ned's birthday?
(a) The Brewsters.
(b) At a diner.
(c) The Thortons.
(d) At home for once.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Hilary give Ned for his birthday?
2. Of what does Ned feel a little jealous?
3. About what does Ned worry when he gets back to his room with his presents?
4. What emotion seems to be just below the surface of Mrs. Scallop?
5. What does Mrs. Scallop tell Ned about his birth?
Short Essay Questions
1. To whom does Ned deliver mail and a newspaper every day and why does Ned do so?
2. Describe a couple things about Mr. Scully that makes him seem eccentric.
3. How does Mrs. Scallop upset Ned about his birth and what does his mother say about it?
4. What animal do Ned and Mr. Scully watch from the window and what does Ned do for the animal?
5. What do Ned and his friends discuss on the way to school and how does Ned make Evelyn feel a little flustered?
6. What has Ned noticed about Mrs. Scallop's underlying emotion and of whom does she remind Ned?
7. Describe Ned Wallis.
8. What confuses Ned about Mrs. Scallop?
9. Where was Ned's favorite place to walk when he was very young?
10. What is the first lie Ned has ever told his mama?
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