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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. When does Gene travel to return to Devon?
(a) October
(b) August
(c) September
(d) November

2. How many students are in the first chapel service at Devon?
(a) 200
(b) 500
(c) 700
(d) 100

3. What does Gene think Finny may have done?
(a) Tried too hard to help him
(b) Nothing
(c) Saved his life
(d) Made him unsteady

4. Who opens each meeting of their secret society with jumping from the tree?
(a) Finny
(b) Gene and Finny
(c) Gene
(d) Leper and Finny

5. What does Finny talk Gene into doing before they leave the beach?
(a) Build a sand castle
(b) Jumping from a tree
(c) Take a swim
(d) Go to a store

6. Who ruminates about what it means to be an American during a time of intense war rationed?
(a) Finny
(b) Brinker
(c) Gene
(d) Leper

7. Who is the greatest player of the new game?
(a) Chet
(b) Gene
(c) Finny
(d) Leper

8. Does Gene tell anyone about Finny's broken record?
(a) No, but he writes an anonymous letter to the headmaster
(b) No
(c) Not for a while
(d) Yes

9. What is Gene referring to when he describes a steely black steeple?
(a) Finny
(b) A building
(c) The tree
(d) The chapel

10. Who is the substitute teacher for the summer?
(a) Mr. Prud'homme
(b) Mr. Brinker
(c) Dr. Stanpole
(d) Mr. Patch-Wilders

11. What does the substitute teacher want to scold Gene and Finny for missing?
(a) A test
(b) The recruiter
(c) Dinner
(d) Their classes

12. Who jumps into the river first?
(a) Chet
(b) Gene
(c) Elwin
(d) Finny

13. Where do Finny and Gene sleep during their excursion away from school?
(a) In a hotel
(b) In a tent
(c) In a car
(d) On the beach

14. What does Finny explain serves as a tribute to the school's role in the war effort?
(a) His tie
(b) The tea
(c) Skipping class
(d) A flag

15. How long has it been since Gene was last at this school?
(a) 2 years
(b) 10 years
(c) 15 years
(d) 5 years

Short Answer Questions

1. Who is described as 'lily livered'?

2. What is the one thing that comes easily to Finny?

3. Has Gene ever injured himself by jumping from the branch?

4. Who becomes angry at Finny's diagnosis?

5. What does Gene tell a story about?

(see the answer keys)

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