The House of the Scorpion Quiz | Eight Week Quiz E

Nancy Farmer
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Section 10: Chapters 23, 24 & 25.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Why does Matt force his way out of his house for the first time?
(a) To play with the children.
(b) To run away.
(c) To find his stuffed animal.
(d) To help Maria.

2. What instrument does El Patron like Matt to play for him?
(a) Guitar.
(b) Harmonica.
(c) Piano.
(d) All of these.

3. Who does Steven say made Matt different from others of his kind?
(a) El Patron.
(b) Eduardo.
(c) Celia.
(d) Tim Pan.

4. What does Rosa threaten to do to Matt as she leads him across the courtyard?
(a) Beat him.
(b) Starve him.
(c) Kill him.
(d) Sell him.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. Why do children discover Matt?

2. What does Matt do to Tom's place card at the birthday party?

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

4. What does Matt like to hide behind?

5. How old is Matt when he meets Tam Lin?

(see the answer key)

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