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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 the gang of boys like to light fires?
(a) At the school shed.
(c) In their backyards.
(d) At the building site.
2. What does Paddy's ma find running around in their toilet bowl?
(a) A spider.
(b) A cockroach.
(d) A mouse.
3. What prayer does Paddy state that he prefers over others?
(a) Our Father.
(b) Hail Mary.
(c) Salutations to Mary.
(d) A Child's Prayer.
4. What does Paddy read that causes him to fear World War III?
(a) A newspaper headline.
(b) A textbook at school.
(c) A note from a friend.
5. In what town do the boys live?
Short Answer Questions
1. What type of biscuits do Paddy and Sinbad eat at the picnic?
2. What type of sandwiches does the Clarke family eat on their picnic?
3. What is Sinbad's actual first name?
4. Who is Paddy's favorite American pioneer?
5. When does Paddy's hero from his favorite story die?
Short Essay Questions
1. Where does the Clarke family go for Sinbad's Holy Communion and what happens when they are there?
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 to Paddy one day after they watch a Three Stooges movie at school?
5. How does Paddy react when he is stung by a jellyfish?
6. Paddy and his family go on a picnic. Describe how the picnic went and the general atmosphere of the picnic from Paddy's point-of-view.
7. Using details from the text, describe what happens when Paddy and Kevin enter the nurse's office to have their marks checked.
8. On some Fridays, Paddy's school would show a movie for the end of the day. What usually happened when the movies were shown?
9. Describe Paddy's relationship with his ma.
10. Describe Paddy and Sinbad's relationship using examples from the text to support your answer.
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