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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. What question does Paddy ask Sinbad when they are talking in bed one night?
2. What truth does Sinbad always deny, even when Paddy tells him repeatedly that it is the truth?
3. What relation does Paddy claim to the child who drowned in the pond?
4. What does Sinbad NOT want in Paddy and Sinbad's room anymore?
5. What doesn't Paddy have at home that he is afraid to confess to his classmates and teacher?
Short Essay Questions
1. When Sinbad and Paddy are talking one night in bed, how does Sinbad respond to Paddy's claims that their parents are fighting?
2. How does Paddy react to Sinbad's reaction to the food offering?
3. What errand must Paddy run for Mr. Hennessey and what does Paddy do with his reward?
4. What is causing the boys' play territory to become smaller?
5. What crime does Sinbad commit without Paddy and what happens after Sinbad commits the crime?
6. Describe what happens when Paddy and Kevin try to look at Ian's dog's docked tail.
7. How does Paddy keep himself awake throughout the night?
8. How do Paddy and his friends react when one of their friends gets stuck in a trench and begins to sink?
9. One day Paddy wakes up to find the kitchen is still a mess. How does Paddy react to the situation?
10. How does Paddy learn to ride his bike?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
How does Paddy wanting to run away become a central plot element? How does Paddy prepare to run away and are there any holes in his plan? Use details from the class discussion and text to help support your answer.
Essay Topic 2
Describe Paddy's relationship with his friends. Do they have a solid relationship? Use details from class discussion and the text to support your answers.
Essay Topic 3
A major plot point in the story is Paddy's parents' relationship. What is their relationship like and how does it affect the story?
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