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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. Who is always the high priest Zentoga when the boys have a naming ritual on Fridays?
2. What Native American weapon does Paddy make?
(a) Paddy does not make a weapon.
(b) A tomahawk.
(c) An Apache flop-head club.
(d) An arrow.
3. What does Paddy do after he is stung when he was swimming to get more attention from his ma?
(a) He never got stung.
(b) He burns the sting mark with a lighter.
(c) He squeezes the sting mark.
(d) He stabs himself with a pencil.
4. What personal element do Paddy and his da have in common?
(a) Their height.
(b) Their personalities.
(c) Their weight.
(d) Their name.
5. Who is Mr. O'Connell's girlfriend?
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the record number of pages that Paddy's ma read in one night?
2. Who is the central character in the story that Paddy says is the best story he ever read?
3. Who falls asleep one day when Mr. Hennessey tells the class to lay their heads down so he can talk to another teacher?
4. What weather element dampens the Clarke family's picnic?
5. One day Mr. Hennessey reads a story in class. What word from the story baffles Paddy and his friends?
Short Essay Questions
1. Using details from the text, describe how Paddy's fort under the table is an indication that Paddy still wants to be a child.
2. Describe what happens when Miss Watkins brings in a tea-towel with the Proclamation of Independence on it into Paddy's classroom.
3. Why doesn't Paddy ever answer Kevin's questions?
4. What happens when Paddy and his father go to the library?
5. Describe Paddy's relationship with his two sisters, Catherine and Deirdre.
6. Describe some of the acts that Paddy and his friends committed that shows they were the town's troublemakers.
7. Describe Paddy's relationship with his da.
8. Using details from the text to support your answer, describe Mr. Hennessey, Paddy's teacher.
9. Describe Paddy and Sinbad's relationship using examples from the text to support your answer.
10. What are some of the rumors Paddy and his friends heard about the death of Sean Rickard? What actually killed Sean?
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