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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 Ned lose interest in after using it once?
(a) The sword.
(b) The model car.
(c) The model airplane.
(d) The rifle.
2. In what country does Hilary buy a butterfly enclosed in glass?
3. 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) Anything about taking the rifle out late at night.
(d) That his uncle doesn't act like he likes Ned.
4. Of what is Ned afraid if his dad learns of the rifle incident?
(a) That his dad will tell his mother.
(b) That his father will be disappointed in him.
(c) That his dad will never give him the rifle.
(d) That his dad will beat him.
5. What does Ned decide about Charleston?
(a) He wants to go but not until the summer.
(b) He does not want to go.
(c) He will do whatever his father tells him to do.
(d) He wants to go but only for the day.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why is Ned particularly excited about traveling with Hilary?
2. What magazine does Ned love?
3. For whom are the turkey scraps that Ned saves?
4. What does Ned's father not understand about Mr. Kimball?
5. Who has cake and lemonade in Ned's mother's room?
Short Essay Questions
1. What happens when Ned goes to visit Mr. Scully again?
2. What is Mama's good news and how does Ned respond?
3. What impression does Ned receive on his way back from shooting the rifle and of what does that remind Ned?
4. What does Mr. Scully say to Ned about the one-eyed cat?
5. What happens on the first day December and what does Ned see?
6. Describe a typical routine for Ned and Mr. Scully when Ned is over there.
7. What does Mama tell Ned about something she did when Ned was three?
8. Where does Ned go one moonlit night and who follows him?
9. Where does Ned find Mr. Scully one afternoon and what does Ned do?
10. Describe a couple things about Mr. Scully that makes him seem eccentric.
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