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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does Cosimo's mother want to know about his teams?
(a) if they want to live in the trees with him
(b) if they feed him
(c) if they're armed and doing maneuvers
(d) if they obey him
2. What do the pirates do to the Cavalier?
(a) beat him up
(b) kill him
(c) carry him away
(d) give him money
3. Why do the boys' mothers get upset with them?
(a) they don't go to church
(b) they didn't steal enough fruit
(c) they are stealing fruit
(d) they aren't in school
4. How does Cosimo get a winter coat?
(a) he made it from animals he'd killed
(b) his mother sent one to him
(c) he stole it
(d) Viola gave him one
5. How does Cosimo want his brother to prove he can be trusted?
(a) to steal some jewelery from their mother
(b) to sneak things for making a shelter
(c) to give him food everyday
(d) to talk to Viola
6. Why do Cosimo's mother and father stroll through the forest?
(a) to find more snails for dinner
(b) to entice him out of the trees
(c) to go to the village
(d) for exercise
7. How far does Cosimo discover the trees go?
(a) close to the town
(b) mostly around his house and Viola's
(c) beyond even Ombrossa
(d) at least four neighbors down
8. What does Cosimo's family celebrate with a big affair?
(a) Cosimo's birthday
(b) the return of the king
(c) Battista's engagement
(d) his parents anniversary
9. How do the boys who steal fruit react to Cosimo at first?
(a) set a trap for him
(b) think he's wonderful
(c) toss him out of the trees
(d) they're indifferent
10. What do the fruit boys learn from Cosimo?
(a) how to move through the trees without going down
(b) how to avoid the farmers' dogs scenting them
(c) how to find the best fruit
(d) that the farmers are nice people
11. Why does the Baron scold Cosimo?
(a) for stealing food
(b) for riding a horse that wasn't his
(c) for stealing clothing
(d) making a spectacle of himself
12. What does Cosimo see pirates doing one night?
(a) stealing goats
(b) getting drunk
(c) kidnapping women
(d) unloading cargo into a cave
13. Why does Cosimo believe olive trees are great for climbing?
(a) they have good traction
(b) they smell nice
(c) their branches are close together
(d) they have small leaves
14. What does Biagio offer Cosimo as an apology?
(a) some wine
(b) a pie
(c) some water
(d) a blanket
15. Where does Cosimo carve his dog's name?
(a) on Viola's garden wall
(b) on his favorite tree
(c) on his sword shealth
(d) on the roof of his father's house
Short Answer Questions
1. What does the Cavalier do for the Baron?
2. What is Cosimo learning from the people below him?
3. What kind of dog does Cosimo befriend?
4. What does the Count say he's going to do with Cosimo's story?
5. What does Cosimo say about resuming his education?
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