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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Which writer of the Irish Proclamation of Independence does Paddy say is his grandfather?
(a) Sean MacDiarmada.
(b) Joseph Plunkett.
(c) P.H. Pearse.
(d) Thomas J. Clarke.
2. What item does Paddy's father own that is in a red box?
(a) A gun.
(b) A belt.
(c) A trumpet.
(d) A record player.
3. What group of priests does Joseph join?
(a) The Congregation of the Blessed.
(c) The Congregation of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary.
(d) The Opis Dei.
4. What clothes line article do Paddy and his friends shove into Aidan's face?
(c) A diaper.
(d) A bra.
5. Who is the central character in the story that Paddy says is the best story he ever read?
(a) Father Jospeh.
(b) Father Paul.
(c) Father John.
(d) Father Damien.
6. What do the boys steal from a building site at the start of the novel?
7. Where does Paddy light Sinbad's lips on fire?
(a) The school shed.
(b) At home.
(c) The pipes.
8. What personal element do Paddy and his da have in common?
(a) Their height.
(b) Their name.
(c) Their weight.
(d) Their personalities.
9. What type of car does Paddy's father buy?
(a) A Ranger.
(b) A Cortina.
(c) A Cutlass.
(d) A Cavalier.
10. What type of biscuits do Paddy and Sinbad eat at the picnic?
11. What does Paddy's ma find running around in their toilet bowl?
(a) A mouse.
(b) A spider.
(d) A cockroach.
12. What is the record number of pages that Paddy's ma read in one night?
13. What does Paddy use to choke Brian Sheridan with while the boys are waiting to have their marks checked?
(a) His hands.
(b) His belt.
(c) His jumper.
(d) A stick.
14. What physical activity that the boys at Paddy's school use to hurt each other is banned by the headmaster?
(a) Dead legging.
(c) Indian burning.
15. Which of Paddy's friends does not attend the same school as Paddy?
(a) James O'Keefe.
(b) Liam O'Connell.
(c) Edward Swanwick.
(d) Kevin Conroy.
Short Answer Questions
1. Paddy enjoys the smell of his desk at school. What does Paddy do to his desk one day?
2. What bread product does Paddy find the best for making "hosts"?
3. Who owns a farm that Paddy and his friends enjoy playing in?
4. Whose questions does Paddy never rush to answer?
5. What Native American weapon does Paddy make?
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