The House of the Scorpion Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

Nancy Farmer
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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who makes Matt talk again?
(a) Tam Lin.
(b) The doctor.
(c) Tom.
(d) The teacher.

2. What does Matt tell Maria about while he eats his food?
(a) The chupacabres.
(b) Celia's kindness.
(c) How his life as a clone is.
(d) The pain in his foot.

3. What makes Maria mad when she first sees Matt?
(a) He is locked up.
(b) He is not handsome.
(c) He is short.
(d) He does not talk.

4. What is an eejit?
(a) A person with a computer chip in their head.
(b) A sterilized clone.
(c) A hologram.
(d) A robot.

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

6. What is Rosa's position?
(a) Nurse.
(b) Housekeeper.
(c) Concubine.
(d) Cook.

7. What does Matt compare himself to as a clone?
(a) A computer chip.
(b) A back up.
(c) A reflection.
(d) A photograph.

8. What does Matt do to Tom's place card at the birthday party?
(a) Puts it in his pocket.
(b) Changes the name.
(c) Draws a picture on it.
(d) Moves it to the baby table.

9. Who gives a birthday gift to Matt?
(a) Celia.
(b) Tam Lin.
(c) Rosa.
(d) Mr. MacGregor.

10. Why do children discover Matt?
(a) He left the house.
(b) They follow his footsteps.
(c) Some rumors were told.
(d) They hear him crying.

11. How long has Matt been kept like a wild animal?
(a) 5 months.
(b) 6 years.
(c) 6 months.
(d) 4 months.

12. How does Matt feel when he sees Maria's gift to him?
(a) Guilty.
(b) Happy.
(c) Angry.
(d) Loved.

13. How does Matt get out of his house for the first time?
(a) He knocks down the door.
(b) He uses the crawl space.
(c) He shatters a window.
(d) He goes up the chimney.

14. Where does Matt meet Maria after their experience at the hospital?
(a) His closet.
(b) Her balcony.
(c) The kitchens.
(d) The Lotus Pond.

15. What is Tam Lin's job?
(a) Doctor.
(b) Butler.
(c) Body guard.
(d) Cook.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who objects to Matt being at El Viejo's funeral?

2. Where does Eduardo not want to work?

3. What kind of toy does Matt sleep with?

4. Why does someone object to Matt being at El Viejo's funeral?

5. Who lives with Matt at the beginning of the book?

(see the answer keys)

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