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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 happened when Skelly believed in you?
(a) You were scared to look him in the eye.
(b) You wanted to tell others that he thought you were special.
(c) You wanted to run away.
(d) You wanted to believe in yourself.

2. What does the man do when he realizes the boys are talking to him?
(a) He gets out to converse with them.
(b) He turns around and ignores them.
(c) He lowers himself into the dumpster.
(d) He tells them to go get help.

3. How did Jake react when he saw Skelly sit down at a strange woman's table?
(a) He hid behind a plant.
(b) He started walking home alone.
(c) He yelled at Skelly.
(d) He ran over to divert Skelly.

4. Who found Jake by the dumpster?
(a) Mrs. Russell.
(b) Cheerleaders.
(c) His friends.
(d) Skelly.

5. What was used to remind Skelly of things?
(a) Counseling sessions.
(b) Stories.
(c) Phone calls.
(d) Post-it notes.

Short Answer Questions

1. What did Skelly teach Jake to do at a very young age?

2. How did Jake feel about taking his grandfather to the bathroom to wash his hands?

3. Jake looked in the Dumpster and figured out what had interested Skelly. What was it?

4. What is the man doing in the dumpster?

5. What happened to Thorbert after Skelly gave him the nickname?

Short Essay Questions

1. Who taught Jake about working with wood, and what did he learn?

2. What injuries does Skelly have, and how does he react to them?

3. What was Jake's mom like when he was a baby?

4. What happens when Jake's mom tries to give him a "normal" life?

5. What did Jake think about his name?

6. How did Skelly react to James and Jake, and what was the result?

7. How does Jake respond to Skelly when he has friends over?

8. How did the grandfather get the name Skelly?

9. By the time Jake was in sixth grade, how did he feel about his "laying low" strategy, and what did he do about it?

10. Why was Jake living with his grandfather?

(see the answer keys)

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