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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 Paddy read that causes him to fear World War III?
(a) A textbook at school.
(b) A newspaper headline.
(c) A note from a friend.
2. Where does Paddy light Sinbad's lips on fire?
(a) The school shed.
(c) At home.
(d) The pipes.
3. Where is Paddy's usual seat in the class after the spelling test on Fridays?
(a) In the back by the coats.
(b) Along the windows.
(c) At the front of the class.
(d) In the middle somewhere.
4. On whose pillar does Kevin draw a mickey?
(a) The Kiernan's.
(b) The O'Connell's.
(c) The Clarke's.
(d) The Sullivan's.
5. Who is Paddy's favorite American pioneer?
(a) Daniel Boone.
(b) Johnny Appleseed.
(c) Annie Oakley.
(d) No one.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Paddy pour on a slug?
2. When Paddy is swimming at the beginning of the novel, what is he stung by?
3. Who is Kevin's older brother?
4. What Native American weapon does Paddy make?
5. In what town do the boys live?
Short Essay Questions
1. Describe Paddy's relationship with his two sisters, Catherine and Deirdre.
2. Describe Paddy's relationship with his ma.
3. What action during the family picnic causes Paddy to ruin Sinbad's biscuits? How does Paddy ruin the biscuits?
4. Using details from the text to support your answer, describe Mr. Hennessey, Paddy's teacher.
5. When does Paddy's da usually teach Paddy new songs and what are some of the songs Paddy's father taught him?
6. Describe Paddy and Sinbad's relationship using examples from the text to support your answer.
7. What happens to Paddy one day after they watch a Three Stooges movie at school?
8. Using details from the text, describe how Paddy is stuck between being a child and becoming a teenager.
9. Describe some of the acts that Paddy and his friends committed that shows they were the town's troublemakers.
10. What happens when Paddy and his father go to the library?
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