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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 do Paddy and his family have a picnic shortly after they purchase their new car?
2. What is the name of the colony where Paddy's hero from his favorite story went?
(c) Corpus Christi.
3. What type of biscuits do Paddy and Sinbad eat at the picnic?
4. What does Paddy light between Sinbad's lips?
(b) A candle.
(c) Lighter fluid.
(d) A cigar.
5. Who is the main character of the novel?
(a) Sinbad Clarke.
(b) Paddy Clarke.
(c) James O'Keefe.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Paddy kill with a hurley?
2. Who is Paddy's favorite American pioneer?
3. Which writer of the Irish Proclamation of Independence does Paddy say is his grandfather?
4. Who is the central character in the story that Paddy says is the best story he ever read?
5. What clothes line article do Paddy and his friends shove into Aidan's face?
Short Essay Questions
1. What happens when Paddy and his father go to the library?
2. Why doesn't Paddy ever answer Kevin's questions?
3. Describe Paddy's relationship with his da.
4. Using details from the text, describe what happens when Paddy and Kevin enter the nurse's office to have their marks checked.
5. Why does Paddy pour salt on a slug and what happens after he pours the salt?
6. Describe the scene that ensues after the first two boys leave the nurse's office after having their marks checked.
7. Using details from the text, describe how Paddy's fort under the table is an indication that Paddy still wants to be a child.
8. When does Paddy's da usually teach Paddy new songs and what are some of the songs Paddy's father taught him?
9. Describe the ceremony that Paddy and his friends sometimes played on Fridays.
10. Where does the Clarke family go for Sinbad's Holy Communion and what happens when they are there?
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