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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. How much money does Paddy receive on Sundays?
2. What do Paddy and his friends steal from a store in Raheny?
(a) Army men.
3. What relation does Paddy claim to the child who drowned in the pond?
(a) They're step-cousins.
(b) They're cousins.
(c) Paddy claims no relation.
(d) They're half-brothers.
4. What doesn't Paddy have at home that he is afraid to confess to his classmates and teacher?
(a) A television.
(b) A ma.
(c) A phone.
(d) A car.
5. Why can't Paddy and Sinbad have a dog?
(a) Da's asthma.
(b) Catherine's asthma.
(c) Deirdre's asthma.
(d) Ma's asthma.
6. Why doesn't Paddy find giving dead legs funny anymore?
(a) He's tired of them.
(b) He likes hurting people other ways now.
(c) He's seen it too much.
(d) He knows how they feel.
7. Which child drowns in a pond?
(a) James O'Keefe.
(b) Kevin Conray.
(c) No one.
(d) Keith Simpson.
8. On what day of the week does Paddy's da bring home food?
9. How many cousins does Paddy have in America?
10. Who teaches Paddy to ride his bike?
(a) No one.
(c) His ma.
(d) His da.
11. What crime does Sinbad commit without Paddy?
(a) Lighting a fire.
(b) Putting sugar in a gas tank.
(c) Stealing from a store.
(d) Breaking a window.
12. What word does Paddy repeat to himself over and over when his parents are fighting?
(d) He doesn't repeat anything over and over.
13. What animals does Paddy think that the Americans are fighting in Vietnam?
14. Who scores a goal in the European Cup Final that causes Paddy to run around his house twice?
(a) David Beckham.
(b) Frank McLintock.
(c) Pat Crerand.
(d) George Best.
15. Who does Paddy want to be with after he falls asleep in class?
(a) His da.
(b) His ma.
Short Answer Questions
1. Which new student in Paddy's class does Paddy decide to fight?
2. How long does Paddy's ma wait when the babies start to cry before going to check on them?
3. What item does Paddy's da give Paddy for his birthday?
4. How does Paddy feel after he and Kevin kick Ian's dog?
5. Who hides in the object under Paddy's parents' bed?
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