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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. How does Harry hide the roof to the bomb shelter?
(a) With rocks.
(b) With grass.
(c) With mirrors.
(d) With timber.
2. How does Harry feel toward Mr. Reagan?
(a) He is intimidated by him.
(b) He is jealous of him.
(c) He is afraid of him.
(d) He admires him.
3. How does Harry know the friend he runs into while at the seashore in Part 1, Chapter 3?
(a) From the military.
(b) From the factory.
(c) From the coal mine.
(d) From college.
4. Who helps the Savilles manage their grief over losing Andrew?
(d) An unnamed neighbor.
5. When Ellen goes to the hospital to have her baby, who helps Steven get ready in the morning?
(b) Mr. Reagan.
6. In Part 1, Chapter 3, what does Harry's friend urge him to do?
(a) Leave his family.
(b) Join the military.
(c) Write a book.
(d) Start a business.
7. How does Colin think he did on the examination in Part 2, Chapter 9?
(b) Very well.
(d) He has no idea.
8. How long does Colin work on the farm?
(a) Four weeks.
(b) Seven weeks.
(c) Six weeks.
(d) Five weeks.
9. At the seashore, how does Colin first react to the water?
(a) He is excited.
(b) He is fearful.
(c) He is bored.
(d) He is angry.
10. How was Harry able to take his family to the seashore in Part 1, Chapter 3?
(a) He had to borrow money.
(b) He had to use his retirement savings.
(c) He had to work overtime.
(d) He had to stay with a friend.
11. Why was Colin's mother in the hospital?
(a) She broke a bone.
(b) She was depressed.
(c) She needed surgery.
(d) She was having a baby.
12. How long does Colin's examination take?
(a) Half an hour.
(b) Two hours.
(c) One and a half hours.
(d) All day.
13. In Part 3, Chapter 16, where are Ellen's parents confined?
(a) To the hospital.
(b) To their bed.
(c) To the couch.
(d) To the first floor of their house.
14. Who does Colin help with a question in school in Part 3, Chapter 13?
15. How old is Colin in Part 3, Chapter 14?
Short Answer Questions
1. Where do Colin and Stafford go after finishing tea at the Savilles' in Part 3, Chapter 15?
2. What does Ellen do to Harry when Stafford comes over for tea?
3. What does Colin do after his job on the farm ends?
4. Why does Harry help Colin with testing every night in Part 2, Chapter 8?
5. When does Harry start building the bomb shelter?
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