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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What personal element do Paddy and his da have in common?
(a) Their personalities.
(b) Their weight.
(c) Their name.
(d) Their height.
2. Whose questions does Paddy never rush to answer?
(c) His da's.
3. Where does Paddy sometimes sit for hours?
(a) In the garden.
(b) In the closet.
(c) On his bed.
(d) Under the table.
4. Which writer of the Irish Proclamation of Independence does Paddy say is his grandfather?
(a) P.H. Pearse.
(b) Thomas J. Clarke.
(c) Sean MacDiarmada.
(d) Joseph Plunkett.
5. What item does Paddy request in a letter to Santa for Christmas?
(b) Adidas football boots.
(c) Magnifying glasses.
(d) A sleigh.
6. What is another issue that Paddy and his da like to discuss?
(a) Paddy's friends.
(b) Paddy's school issues.
(c) Paddy's ma.
7. Where does Paddy's da place the letter to Santa from Paddy and Sinbad?
(a) In the mail.
(b) In the garbage.
(c) Up the chimney.
8. In what era is the novel taking place?
9. What Native American weapon does Paddy make?
(a) An Apache flop-head club.
(b) Paddy does not make a weapon.
(c) An arrow.
(d) A tomahawk.
10. What does the fella who went to Africa come back with in his stomach?
11. How does Paddy's ma fasten Paddy's trousers when she cannot zip them?
(a) With a safety pin.
(b) By sewing the sides together.
(c) By using elastic.
(d) She uses a belt to hold the sides together.
12. Where does Paddy light Sinbad's lips on fire?
(a) The pipes.
(b) The school shed.
(d) At home.
13. Where do the gang of boys like to light fires?
(a) In their backyards.
(b) At the school shed.
(d) At the building site.
14. What marks are the school officials checking for one day at Paddy's school?
(a) B.C.G. marks.
(b) A.B.C. marks.
(c) G.C.B. marks.
(d) F.J.K. marks.
15. Who is Kevin's older brother?
Short Answer Questions
1. Who is the main character of the novel?
2. Which of Paddy's friends does not attend the same school as Paddy?
3. What does Paddy do after he is stung when he was swimming to get more attention from his ma?
4. What item does Paddy prefer for starting fires?
5. What is blocking the pipe at the Clarke house that causes the drain to become clogged?
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