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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What moves abruptly across the night as Paul retreats to his room?
(a) A wild interruption.
(b) A wild illusion.
(c) A wild innocence.
(d) A wild influence.
2. What kind of tone do Paul's parents adopt with the doctor?
3. Where does the new stream of flakes come from in Paul's room?
(a) The window.
(b) The door.
(c) Through the roof.
(d) Underneath the bed.
4. How does Paul view the doctor's questions?
5. How does the snow rise to the ceiling of Paul's room?
(a) Like a geyser.
(b) Like a rocket.
(c) Like a fountain.
(d) Like a gunshot.
6. What is Paul staring at while the doctor questions him?
(a) The wall.
(b) The doctor's coat.
(c) The fireplace.
(d) The doctor's feet.
7. What is Paul's mood at the end of Part 3?
(a) He is troubled.
(b) He is happy.
(c) He is afraid.
(d) He is angry.
8. How is the light described as it enters Paul's room in Part 4?
9. What does the doctor ask Paul after he establishes their friendship?
(a) If he is having trouble sleeping.
(b) If he has been sleeping too much.
(c) If anything scares him.
(d) If anything worries him.
10. What is the snow planning to take the place of?
(b) The bed.
(d) The floor.
11. When does Paul think that the snow arrives in the last part of the story?
(b) Not a moment too soon.
(c) Before he is ready for it.
12. What does Paul sense as the doctor talks with his parents in front of him?
13. What does the doctor confirm with Paul before proceeding to the end of the examination?
(a) That he has never felt this strange before.
(b) That he will answer his questions.
(c) That he is not seeing anything unusual.
(d) That he is not aware of the questions he will ask.
14. How is the snow's presence different during Paul's examination?
(a) It is brighter.
(b) It is louder.
(c) It is gentler.
(d) It is heavier.
15. How is the floor described in Part 4?
(a) As a large stage.
(b) As a little stage.
(c) As a little raft.
(d) As a large raft.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does the doctor ask Paul to do in the beginning of his examination?
2. What command does Paul direct toward his mother in Part 4?
3. How does the snow refer to itself?
4. What has the snow deliberately put on while the doctor questions Paul?
5. What kind of a story does the snow want to tell Paul as Part 4 ends?
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