The House of the Scorpion Quiz | Eight Week Quiz E

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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. Where does Matt hide to watch the wedding guests arrive?
(a) Behind a pillar.
(b) In the alcove.
(c) In the secret passage.
(d) Behind a curtain.

2. What does Maria do with her gift for Matt?
(a) Puts it in his room.
(b) Gives it to El Patron.
(c) Hides it.
(d) Throws it away.

3. Why has Celia been giving Matt poison?
(a) To shut down his kidneys.
(b) To make his heart weak.
(c) To make him stronger.
(d) To dull his senses.

4. How does Tam Lin celebrate that Matt is talking again?
(a) He takes him for a picnic.
(b) He gives him a gift.
(c) He lets him call El Patron.
(d) He takes him for a drive.

5. How does Matt know something is wrong with El Patron after his surgery?
(a) He no longer wants to disgrace his enemies.
(b) He does not recognize Matt.
(c) He asks to see his dead wife.
(d) He wishes to smoke.

Short Answer Questions

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

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

3. Who assures Matt as he enters the old man's room?

4. What does Rosa tell Matt not to do as she leads him across the courtyard?

5. Who tells Matt he was harvested from a cow?

(see the answer key)

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