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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What physical activity that the boys at Paddy's school use to hurt each other is banned by the headmaster?
(b) Indian burning.
(c) Dead legging.
2. When Paddy is stung while he is swimming, who does his mother offer to call?
(a) No one.
(b) An ambulance.
(c) Paddy's grandfather.
(d) Paddy's father.
3. What is another issue that Paddy and his da like to discuss?
(b) Paddy's friends.
(c) Paddy's ma.
(d) Paddy's school issues.
4. What do the boys like to write their names in at the beginning of the novel?
(c) Wet cement.
5. Who stops trimming the hedges in the fields because the hedges are going to be dug up?
(a) The mayor.
(b) No one.
(c) County council.
(d) The corporation manager.
6. What clothes line article do Paddy and his friends shove into Aidan's face?
(c) A bra.
(d) A diaper.
7. What group of priests does Joseph join?
(a) The Opis Dei.
(b) The Congregation of the Blessed.
(d) The Congregation of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary.
8. Whose questions does Paddy never rush to answer?
(b) His da's.
9. What does Paddy pour on a slug?
10. Why does Paddy use a small spoon when eating ice cream?
(a) It makes the ice cream last longer.
(b) He doesn't like ice cream.
(c) No reason.
(d) His parents make him so he won't get sick.
11. What does Paddy call a flashlight?
(a) A torch.
(b) Magic beam.
(c) A candle.
(d) A flashlight.
12. What does Paddy use to choke Brian Sheridan with while the boys are waiting to have their marks checked?
(a) His belt.
(b) A stick.
(c) His hands.
(d) His jumper.
13. What do the O'Connell's eat at every lunch?
14. What type of sick people does Paddy's hero help?
(a) HIV victims.
(c) Polio patients.
15. What is one of the issues that Paddy and his da like to discuss?
(c) Paddy's friends.
Short Answer Questions
1. Paddy enjoys the smell of his desk at school. What does Paddy do to his desk one day?
2. In what era is the novel taking place?
3. What does Paddy want his vocation to be?
4. Which team is Paddy's favorite football/soccer team?
5. What does Paddy kill with a hurley?
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