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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. How does Paul consider the questions being asked of him in Part 3?
(c) As a joy.
(d) As a nuisance.
2. How do the doctor's questions make Paul feel?
(a) Like a pet cat.
(b) Like a lowly snake.
(c) Like a trained seal.
(d) Like a deer in hunting season.
3. What fills the night as the author describes?
(a) A prolonged sibilance.
(b) A prolonged anger.
(c) A prolonged silence.
(d) A prolonged intrusion.
4. What does Paul do before he answers the doctor?
(b) Taps the doctor's shoulder.
(d) Waves at the snow.
5. How is the floor described in Part 4?
(a) As a large stage.
(b) As a large raft.
(c) As a little stage.
(d) As a little raft.
6. Where does Paul think the snow's voice is coming from?
(a) The corner by the back window.
(b) The hallway.
(c) The corner by the front window.
(d) The stairway.
7. What does the snow do once it reaches the ceiling?
(a) It sticks to the ceiling.
(b) It falls back down.
(c) It sways.
(d) It falls apart.
8. How does the snow refer to itself?
9. What is Paul's mood at the end of Part 3?
(a) He is afraid.
(b) He is angry.
(c) He is troubled.
(d) He is happy.
10. What will the story Paul hears be better than, according to the snow?
(a) Little Kate of the Rockets.
(b) Little Kate of the Skates.
(c) Little Kay of the Skates.
(d) Little Kay of the Rockets.
11. What does the snow say to Paul as it fills almost every aspect of his room?
12. What is the snow planning to take the place of?
(a) The floor.
(b) The bed.
13. What is the last thing that Paul says to his mother?
(a) I love you.
(b) I will miss you.
(c) I hate you.
(d) I will remember you.
14. What does the snow ask Paul about the darkness it is creating?
(a) Who would want to see in it?
(b) What does it mean to see in it?
(c) Why can't he see in it?
(d) Who cannot see in it?
15. What does the snow encourage Paul to do as his parents and the doctor are waiting for his response?
(a) Ignore them.
(b) Pity them.
(c) Banish them.
(d) Listen to them.
Short Answer Questions
1. How does Paul feel when he is rushed at by his mother?
2. What does the cold, low humming shake as Paul closes the door?
3. Where does the snow tell Paul that it will be waiting for him?
4. How does Paul think of his mother's expression as she becomes more disturbed by his answers?
5. What is the last thing the snow says to Paul?
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