The House of the Scorpion Quiz | Eight Week Quiz B

Nancy Farmer
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Section 4: Chapters 8, 9 & 10.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Why does Maria decide to spend the night with Matt?
(a) She doesn't have another room.
(b) She doesn't want him to be scared.
(c) She is leaving the next day.
(d) She doesn't want to be eaten by monsters.

2. What does the doctor say Matt suffers from when Matt is with the old man?
(a) Voluntary Muteness.
(b) Malnutrition.
(c) Anemia.
(d) Psychosis.

3. How old is Matt when he meets Tam Lin?
(a) 9.
(b) 7.
(c) 8.
(d) 6.

4. Who gets mad at Maria for sleeping with Matt?
(a) Her father.
(b) Her mother.
(c) The doctor.
(d) Rosa.

5. What is Eduardo working with at the beginning of the book?
(a) A petroscope.
(b) A telescope.
(c) A microscope.
(d) An orthoscope.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who does Matt hope will rescue him while he is out on the lawn?

2. What does Eduardo try to use to blunt the intelligence of the specimen at the beginning of the book?

3. Why do children discover Matt?

4. Why is Eduardo told not to blunt the intelligence of the specimen?

5. What gave El Patron his desire to survive?

(see the answer key)

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