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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What are the items Paul notices on his walk in comparison to the snow?
(c) A fallacy.
(d) A counterpoint.
2. What does the rhythm of the postman's steps say when Paul's secret reveals itself?
(a) Peace, closeness, and warmth.
(b) Peace, remoteness, and cold.
(c) Peace, closeness, and cold.
(d) Peace, remoteness, and warmth.
3. How does Paul describe the postman's knock on the door of his house?
4. What is Paul deliberately delaying on the way home from school?
(a) The pleasure of seeing his own street.
(b) The pain of seeing his street.
(c) The pain of seeing no snow on his roof.
(d) The pleasure of talking to the postman about snow.
5. What kind of gaze is Paul using to look at the birdhouse?
(a) A focused gaze.
(b) A determined gaze.
(c) An uncomprehending gaze.
(d) An incomparable gaze.
6. What happens to the postman's footsteps, as Paul recalls?
(a) They gradually become more annoying.
(b) They gradually become more distinct.
(c) They gradually become less annoying.
(d) They gradually become more indistinct.
7. What does Paul notice in the gutter as he walks by it?
(a) A magazine.
(b) A newspaper.
(c) A flyer.
(d) A letter.
8. What word does Paul use to depict the walk home in the beginning of Part 2?
9. What do the postman's steps have the first time that Paul's secret appears?
(a) A familiar reassurance.
(b) A familiar sound.
(c) A new secrecy.
(d) A new frequency.
10. What kind of a life does Paul think he is leading?
(a) A double life.
(b) A triple life.
(c) A deceptive life.
(d) A pointless life.
11. How is the cement sidewalk designed, according to Paul's description?
(a) In a haphazard pattern.
(b) In geometrical parallelograms.
(c) In a striped pattern.
(d) In geometrical trapezoids.
12. What does Paul think of the effort it takes to answer Miss Buell's question?
(a) He finds it amusing.
(b) He finds it annoying.
(c) He finds it distracting.
(d) He finds it confusing.
13. Where does Silent Snow, Secret Snow take place?
(a) In Wisconsin.
(b) In Paul's mind.
(c) In Minnesota.
(d) In a dream.
14. What does Paul describe the unknown component of the snow to be?
(a) Unmistakably satisfying.
(b) Deliciously terrifying.
(c) Deliciously satisfying.
(d) Unmistakably terrifying.
15. What does the snow form as Paul approaches his street?
(a) A solid wall.
(b) A constant array of color.
(c) A transparent mirage.
(d) A random mess.
Short Answer Questions
1. How does Paul describe Miss Buell's face?
2. What does Paul tell his mother it would be fun to be in Part 1?
3. What leans over the garden walls on Paul's walk home?
4. What kind of sparrows does Paul see?
5. In Part 2, what does Paul find desirable as it relates to his parents?
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