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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who scores a goal in the European Cup Final that causes Paddy to run around his house twice?
2. What question does Paddy ask Sinbad when they are talking in bed one night?
3. Why does Paddy feel like their da won the first fight Paddy ever listened to his parents have?
4. What country does one of Paddy's uncles move to?
5. Which child drowns in a pond?
Short Essay Questions
1. Using details from the text, describe Paddy and his ma's discussion about an unused room in their house.
2. Describe what happens when Paddy and Kevin try to look at Ian's dog's docked tail.
3. How does Sinbad react when Paddy offers Sinbad an item of food the day Paddy falls asleep in class?
4. Using details from the text, describe what happens to Paddy when he falls asleep in school after staying up all night.
5. How does Paddy keep himself awake throughout the night?
6. What lies does Paddy tell Kevin when the two boys are talking about their parents fighting?
7. What steps does Paddy take to prevent his parents' fighting?
8. Why does Paddy begin staying awake all night?
9. Describe what happens when the two new students are added to Paddy's class in his second year with Mr. Hennessey.
10. What is causing the boys' play territory to become smaller?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Explain the story of Father Damien and describe what kind of role model Father Damien was for Paddy.
Essay Topic 2
Once children start moving into the corporation houses, Paddy and his friends immediately hate them. Paddy begins to grow fond of Charles, however. How does Paddy begin to change once he starts hanging out with Charles more frequently?
Essay Topic 3
Describe Paddy's relationship with his brother, Sinbad. How does Paddy treat Sinbad throughout the story? How does the way Paddy treats Sinbad affect Sinbad?
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