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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does Owen claim God has taken from him to make him God's instrument?
(a) His instrument.
(b) His hands.
(c) His God.
(d) His mother.

2. When the Brinker-Smiths enter the room that Owen and Johnny are investigating, where does Owen hide?
(a) Behind the door.
(b) In the closet.
(c) Under the bed.
(d) Behind the drapes.

3. How are Johnny's cousins described?
(a) As rambunctious.
(b) As shy.
(c) As boring.
(d) As prissy.

4. How does Owen respond when Johnny calls his mother's death an accident?
(a) He is apathetic.
(b) He is embarrassed.
(c) He is furious.
(d) He is gracious.

5. What is Johnny's initial reaction to his gift from Dan Needham?
(a) He is terrified.
(b) He is excited.
(c) He is apathetic.
(d) He is disappointed.

6. Who does Owen attempt to convince to keep his role in Dan Needham's play?
(a) Mr. Meany.
(b) Mr. Morrison.
(c) Mr. Fish.
(d) Mr. Brinker-Smith.

7. What happened to Owen after the murder?
(a) Life went on as normal.
(b) He denied everything.
(c) He disappeared.
(d) He went to prison.

8. Which President wrote the "State of the Union Message" that Johnny reads as an adult?
(a) President Reagan.
(b) President Bush.
(c) President Lincoln.
(d) President Carter.

9. Who is the rector of the Episcopal church?
(a) Rev. Lewis Merrill.
(b) Dan Needham.
(c) There is no rector for the Episcopal church.
(d) Rev. Dudley Wiggins.

10. What do the boys witness the Brinker-Smith's doing while they are hiding?
(a) Stealing.
(b) Making love.
(c) Fist-fighting.
(d) Arguing.

11. In Sunday school, who does Owen claim to be escaping?
(a) The Agnostics.
(b) The Mafia.
(c) The Catholics.
(d) The Demons.

12. Who is Dan Needham?
(a) Ms. Wheelwright's boss.
(b) Johnny's neighbor.
(c) Ms. Wheelwright's boyfriend.
(d) Johnny's father.

13. What does Owen think that the turtledoves in the Christmas pageant look like?
(a) Angels.
(b) Aliens.
(c) Stars.
(d) Cows.

14. Johnny's mother encourages Owen to switch what?
(a) Schools.
(b) Shoes.
(c) Religions.
(d) Shampoos.

15. What/who does Owen say is in Tabitha's room with her?
(a) A ghost.
(b) The devil.
(c) A monster.
(d) An angel.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who does Owen believe could be the "certain prescence" in Dan Needham's play?

2. When the Brinker-Smiths enter the room that Owen and Johnny are investigating, where does Johnny hide?

3. Who is Mr. Brinker-Smith?

4. Fill in the blank to the children's playtime chant: "Last one _____ has to kiss Hester the Molester!"

5. Whose religious doubts does Johnny appreciate?

(see the answer keys)

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