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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Why does the narrator say that half an eye is very useful?
(a) It means that an animal will always be able to see its prey.
(b) It means that an animal will not live very long.
(c) It means that an animal can only see half of an animal it wants to eat.
(d) It means that an animal can't see at all.
2. What happens when the narrator goes to Mrs. Shears' house?
(a) Father and Mrs. Shears are arguing.
(b) There is no answer.
(c) Mrs. Shears yells at the narrator for knocking on her door.
(d) Mrs. Shears answer the door crying.
3. What does the narrator eat for breakfast at his Mother's house?
(a) Fish and grits.
(b) Tomatoes and green beans.
(c) Toast and sausage.
(d) Eggs and bacon.
4. Which one of the following is not one of the three conditions the narrator names as to why life on earth occurred as the result of an accident?
5. How many cows were in the field when the narrator drove through the countryside with Mother and Father?
6. What nickname do the three young men on the train give to the narrator?
(a) Young elf.
(b) Silly boy.
(c) Train elf.
(d) Train rider boy.
7. When did the narrator make timetables?
(a) When he played with his trains.
(b) When he was charting the number of red cars he saw on his way to school.
(c) When he studied for his A-level math exam.
(d) When he was looking for the dog's killer.
8. In Chapter 229, what happens in the narrator's dream?
(a) Almost everyone on earth dies from a virus.
(b) Everyone dies from a meterorite.
(c) People are taken captive by animals.
(d) People leave earth to live on a newly discovered planet.
9. What happens to Toby while Christopher and Toby are in the train station?
(b) He is left to live in the subway.
(c) He escapes.
(d) He dies.
10. Who supervises the narrator while he takes his A-level exams?
(a) Mr. Loxely.
(b) Mrs. Gascoyne.
(d) Reverend Peters.
11. In retrospect, what does the narrator say he lied about in Chapter 13?
(a) His mother's death.
(b) Not telling lies.
(c) This book not being a funny book.
(d) Not being able to tell jokes.
12. In the narrator's dream in Chapter 229, what would not matter if he took someone's car and drove away?
(a) If he broke into the car.
(b) If he stole the radio.
(c) If he drove off of the earth.
(d) If he bumped into things and drove to the sea.
13. In Chapter 227, what is Mother doing when she arrives to her home and Christopher is awaiting her arrival?
(a) Talking to one of her neighbors.
(b) Arguing with Mr. Shears.
(c) Running in the rain.
(d) Getting out of a cab.
14. According to the narrator, why does Siobhan say people go on holidays?
(a) To celebrate the lives of famous people.
(b) To see new things and relax.
(c) To visit friends and family.
(d) To learn about new types of animals.
15. The narrator starts Chapter 157 with a discourse on what happened at school for what number of days?
(a) Three days.
(b) Six days.
(c) Ten days.
(d) One day.
Short Answer Questions
1. How many other things did the narrator not write down about his trip to the countryside with Mother and Father?
2. Why does the narrator like timetables?
3. According to the narrator, if everyone in the world was tossing coins, eventually how many heads in a row would someone get?
4. Who calls the narrator's name at the start of Chapter 197?
5. Where does the narrator say Mrs. Shear's coffeemaker is from?
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