The Summer of the Swans Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

Betsy Byars
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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who does Aunt Willie want to call when Charlie is missing?
(a) The sheriff.
(b) The neighbors.
(c) The police.
(d) The hospital.

2. Who helped Charlie make the place he goes when his sucker is fixed?
(a) Sara.
(b) Aunt Willie.
(c) Wanda.
(d) Sam.

3. What kind of beauty does Sara think is most important?
(a) Inner beauty.
(b) Outer beauty.
(c) Spiritual beauty.
(d) Mental beauty.

4. What word does Sara use to describe her aunt?
(a) Obsessive.
(b) Controlling.
(c) Worrisome.
(d) Overwhelmed.

5. How many more minutes does Sara say Charlie can stay at the lake when she is ready to go home?
(a) 10.
(b) 20.
(c) 15.
(d) 5.

6. What kind of car does Wanda's boyfriend drive?
(a) A pick-up truck.
(b) A scooter.
(c) A cadillac.
(d) A VW bug.

7. What does Sara chide Charlie for after they leave Mary's house?
(a) Embarrassing her.
(b) Being rude to a nice woman.
(c) Worrying Mary's mother.
(d) Leaving without her.

8. Who is at the lake with Sara and Charlie after Wanda and Frank leave?
(a) Sara's English teacher.
(b) An old couple.
(c) Nobody.
(d) Mary.

9. What does Charlie hold on to in an effort to stay at the lake?
(a) Trees.
(b) Rocks.
(c) Grass.
(d) Reeds.

10. What is Willie unwilling to let Wanda do?
(a) See a racy movie.
(b) Ride on a scooter.
(c) Go on an unaccompanied date.
(d) Attend a college party.

11. What causes Willie to take Frank up on his offer?
(a) Charlie starts to cry.
(b) Wanda says she is not happy.
(c) Frank gives her a hug.
(d) Sara says Willie is too old.

12. What does Willie do after she takes Frank up on his offer?
(a) Lets Wanda go.
(b) Lets Charlie have a turn as well.
(c) Sends Sara to her room.
(d) Laughs.

13. What does Frank offer to do to make Willie more comfortable?
(a) Take Willie for a ride.
(b) Let Willie come with them.
(c) Give her the number of the house the party is at.
(d) See a different movie.

14. What does Sara hope to see when she leaves the house after Wanda leaves on her date?
(a) Her best friend.
(b) The swans.
(c) Her pet squirrel.
(d) A good place to cry.

15. What scares Charlie into running when he is in the woods?
(a) A gun shot.
(b) A spider web in the moonlight.
(c) The hoot of an owl.
(d) Barking dogs.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Willie ask Sara to do after Wanda leaves?

2. What does Charlie do when people ask him the time?

3. Where does Charlie think his visitor went after coming to his window?

4. Who forces Charlie to show what is making him anxious at the beginning of the book?

5. Who does Sara not like to be compared to?

(see the answer keys)

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