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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. When does Paul think that the snow arrives in the last part of the story?
(c) Before he is ready for it.
(d) Not a moment too soon.
2. How do Paul's parents feel as they talk with the doctor?
3. What does Paul eventually begin doing before he answers the doctor's questions?
(c) Blinking rapidly.
4. In what way does the light fall into the front of Paul's room?
5. Where does Paul think the snow's voice is coming from?
(a) The corner by the back window.
(b) The hallway.
(c) The stairway.
(d) The corner by the front window.
6. How does Paul describe the presence of his parents and the doctor to himself?
7. Where does the snow tell Paul that it will be waiting for him?
(a) In the kitchen.
(b) In his room.
(d) At school.
8. How is the light described as it enters Paul's room in Part 4?
9. How does Paul feel when he is rushed at by his mother?
10. What is Paul's mood at the end of Part 3?
(a) He is afraid.
(b) He is angry.
(c) He is happy.
(d) He is troubled.
11. What will the snow do once Paul joins it?
(a) Make Paul remembers the sunlight again.
(b) Make Paul forget about how white the snow is.
(c) Make sure that no one will interfere.
(d) Make sure that everyone knows about it.
12. What is the doctor doing with his fingers, as Paul observes?
(a) Scratching his chin.
(b) Scratching the button on his coat.
(c) Scratching the top of his glasses.
(d) Scratching the side of his head.
13. How does Paul think of his mother's expression as she becomes more disturbed by his answers?
(a) He thinks it is warranted.
(b) He thinks it is exactly what he hoped for.
(c) He thinks it is unnecessary.
(d) He thinks it is unfortunate.
14. How does the snow advance into Paul's room?
(a) With short transparent arms.
(b) With long transparent arms.
(c) With long white arms.
(d) With short white arms.
15. What does the doctor observe about Paul toward the end of his questioning?
(a) That Paul is still daydreaming.
(b) That Paul is not taking it seriously.
(c) That Paul is watching the snow.
(d) That Paul is taking it too seriously.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Paul consider to be his mother's question concerning what he is thinking about?
2. How are the doctor's eyelids as he questions Paul?
3. At the beginning of Part 4, how is the darkness coming?
4. As Paul notices in Part 3, what color is the chair?
5. How does Paul view the doctor's questions?
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