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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. Where does Paddy's da place the letter to Santa from Paddy and Sinbad?
(b) In the garbage.
(c) In the mail.
(d) Up the chimney.
2. Where do Paddy and his family have a picnic shortly after they purchase their new car?
3. What weather element dampens the Clarke family's picnic?
(d) Heavy rain.
4. What is the record number of pages that Paddy's ma read in one night?
5. Who gets into trouble for doing the activity that is banned at Paddy's school by the headmaster?
Short Answer Questions
1. What does the fella who went to Africa come back with in his stomach?
2. In what era is the novel taking place?
3. What type of car does Paddy's father buy?
4. What is Sinbad's actual first name?
5. What is another issue that Paddy and his da like to discuss?
Short Essay Questions
1. On some Fridays, Paddy's school would show a movie for the end of the day. What usually happened when the movies were shown?
2. Using details from the text, describe what happens when Paddy and Kevin enter the nurse's office to have their marks checked.
3. Describe Paddy's relationship with his ma.
4. What happens to Kevin's brother when he gets into big trouble?
5. Why doesn't Paddy ever answer Kevin's questions?
6. Using details from the text, describe how Paddy is stuck between being a child and becoming a teenager.
7. When does Paddy's da usually teach Paddy new songs and what are some of the songs Paddy's father taught him?
8. Where does the Clarke family go for Sinbad's Holy Communion and what happens when they are there?
9. Describe Paddy's relationship with his two sisters, Catherine and Deirdre.
10. Describe Paddy and Sinbad's relationship using examples from the text to support your answer.
This section contains 960 words
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