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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Why is the birdhouse empty?
(a) It is the wrong time of year for robins.
(b) It is the wrong time of year for wrens.
(c) It is too small for the birds.
(d) It is too warm for the birds.
2. In Part 1, what is Miss Buell talking about as Paul remembers his secret?
(a) Sea of unpredictable snow.
(b) Land of perpetual snow.
(c) Sea of perpetual snow.
(d) Land of unpredictable snow.
3. How does Deidre smile at Paul after he answers the question in class?
4. Where is the birdhouse?
(a) On the porch.
(b) In the apple tree.
(c) In the cherry tree.
(d) In the yard.
5. What was Paul doing when his secret appeared for the first time?
(a) Going to sleep.
(b) Eating lunch.
(c) Waking up.
(d) Eating breakfast.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Paul think about the thoughts he is having of his secret during class?
2. What does Paul's mother tell him might need to be done?
3. What is Paul NOT doing, as his mother points out in Part 1?
4. How are the bricks laid in the sidewalks?
5. How does Paul describe the way his shoes walk on the pavement?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Paul's mother tell him at the end of Part 1, and how is his response significant?
2. How does the doctor attempt to earn Paul's trust and cooperation?
3. What is Miss Buell teaching, and why is that significant?
4. How is the snow acting during Paul's doctor examination?
5. How does the author describe the floor in Paul's room in the last part of the story?
6. How is the origin of the secret revealed in Part 1?
7. How is the snow talking to Paul in the beginning of Part 4, and what is it saying?
8. How does Paul describe his shoes and the steps he is taking?
9. How does the author display Paul's intelligence level?
10. How is Silent Snow, Secret Snow's ending similar to its beginning, and why does the story end the way it does?
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