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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. What type of inlay is located at the end of the sidewalk?
2. How does Paul observe the elm tree and other things on his way home?
(a) With a careful eye.
(b) With a tainted eye.
(c) With a skeptical eye.
(d) With a tolerant eye.
3. What does Paul contemplate about the following morning in Part 2?
(a) If he will hear the postman.
(b) If the postman will skip his house.
(c) If the postman will have trouble finding his house with all the snow.
(d) If the postman will knock louder than usual.
4. How does Paul now view the bare roofs?
(a) As his reward.
(b) As his failure.
(c) As his reality.
(d) As his imagination.
5. How does Paul feel about his mother as Part 1 ends?
(a) He feels sorry for her.
(b) He feels closer to her than before.
(c) He feels contempt for her.
(d) He feels resentment toward her.
Short Answer Questions
1. What has happened to the river as Paul crosses it on his way home?
2. What does Paul think the snow is in Part 2?
3. In Part 1, what is Miss Buell talking about as Paul remembers his secret?
4. What does Paul think about the thoughts he is having of his secret during class?
5. How does Paul describe the sunlight on the roof?
Short Essay Questions
1. Who is Deirdre, and what does she illustrate for Paul?
2. What does Paul begin to wonder about as he stands in front of his house?
3. What does Paul's mother symbolize at the end of the story?
4. What is interesting about the weather on Paul's way home, and what does it symbolize?
5. What is it that leads Paul to believe his secret is snow?
6. What is noticeably different in the tone and pace of Part 4?
7. What does Paul's mother tell him at the end of Part 1, and how is his response significant?
8. What is the birdhouse like, and how does Paul use it as a delay?
9. When and how did Paul's secret start?
10. How does Paul answer the doctor's repeated questions about his problem, and what is important about the way his mother reacts?
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