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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Where did Benji first meet Melanie?
(a) New York City.
(b) Sag Harbor.
2. Benji believes his father is ___________.
(a) A fraud.
(b) A fugitive.
(c) A famous man trying to escape his past.
(d) An alcoholic.
3. Benji sneaks into his old house with ___________.
(a) Just Melanie.
(b) Melanie, Reggie, NP, and Nick.
(c) Melanie, Reggie, and NP.
(d) Melanie and Reggie.
4. What does Barry throw into the bonfire?
(a) His beer cans.
(b) A firecracker.
(c) A battery.
(d) His homework.
5. Where are Benji's parents during the bonfire?
(a) At the bonfire, just like everyone else.
(b) At home, packing.
(c) At a cocktail party somewhere else.
(d) Back in New York City.
6. What is the name of the person who acts wild at the bonfire?
(a) Big Trouble.
(b) Barry David.
(c) Little Clive.
(d) Little Trouble.
7. What do the Sag Harbor neighbors do to celebrate the end of summer?
(a) Hold a huge garage sale.
(b) Have a huge party at the bowling alley.
(c) Help pack up each other's cars.
(d) Have a block party.
8. What is Benji's opinion of Melanie in the first few minutes after they meet again in Chapter 7?
(a) She is too shy.
(b) She seems nice enough.
(c) She's just as mean as he remembers.
(d) She is not healthy mentally.
9. How do all of Benji's friends feel about being able to sneak into the concert?
(a) Totally excited.
(b) Disappointed at how much effort it took.
(c) Not all of his friends are able to sneak in.
10. What large item does Barry also throw into the fire?
(a) Mr. Nickerson's bench.
(b) Benji's bicycle.
(c) NP's mailbox.
(d) Reggie's Burger King uniform.
11. Whom is Melanie dating?
(a) No one.
12. What did Benji think of the concert at the time?
(a) It was overpriced.
(b) It was good.
(c) It was dumb.
(d) It was amazing.
13. Where is Benji's sister during most of the novel?
(a) Traveling in Europe.
(b) With her boyfriend.
(c) Benji doesn't have a sister.
(d) In college.
14. Why does Reggie tell Benji he's ready to go back to the city?
(a) He's tired of Burger King.
(b) He misses his girlfriend.
(c) He misses his parents.
(d) He misses his friends back home.
15. Who is dating Erica?
Short Answer Questions
1. What happens as Benji and Melanie are running away from Benji's old house?
2. What does Benji think of the concert in retrospect?
3. When do Erica and her family arrive in Sag Harbor?
4. Which group goes first in the neighborhood races in Chapter 8?
5. What kind of shoes does Benji imagine getting for the school year?
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