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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 does Mayor Cole hold in his hand when he arrives in the classroom for Assignment Day?
(a) A cloth bag.
(b) A silver cup.
(c) A gold box.
(d) A wooden bowl.

2. How much does the man say he is charging for his colored pencils?
(a) Three dollars each.
(b) Fifty cents each.
(c) A dollar each.
(d) Five dollars each.

3. What time does the light come on the morning of Granny's death?
(a) Seven.
(b) Six.
(c) Nine.
(d) Eight.

4. What is Doon's father's job?
(a) He works for the mayor.
(b) He works on the generator.
(c) He runs the Small Items shop.
(d) He keeps the town's clock running.

5. What does Doon's father say a person gets when he doesn't control his anger?
(a) Angrier.
(b) Unintended consequences.
(c) Put in jail.
(d) A spanking.

Short Answer Questions

1. Where are the citizens of Ember asked to gather for a public meeting?

2. What did the seventh mayor die of?

3. What time does Lizzie get off work?

4. How old are the children of Ember when they receive their work assignments?

5. What is Doon doing when Lina first sees him in the library?

Short Essay Questions

1. Describe the drawing Lina creates on the back of a can label.

2. What is Assignment Day and how are assignments given?

3. What are the other tragedies Lina thinks about as she stays home from work to take care of Granny?

4. What happens when Granny wakes Lina in the middle of the night and what does Lina discover when she wakes the following morning?

5. Why does Lina decide she can't ask the mayor to come to her house to see the instructions?

6. What happens when Lina and Doon are trying to figure out a way into the strange door Doon finds in the Pipeworks?

7. Describe the pencils Looper has for sale and Lina's reaction to them.

8. What happens as Lina is looking for Poppy outside Looper's store and what is the decision Lina struggles with during those few minutes?

9. What is Doon's father's job and how does his job impact Doon's apartment?

10. Where does Doon go to learn about fire and what are some of the things Doon learns about fire?

(see the answer keys)

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