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. What kind of cells is Matt made from?
(a) Brain cells.
(b) Liver cells.
(c) Reproductive cells.
(d) Skin cells.

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

3. What does a coyote man do?
(a) Sells opium.
(b) Sets fire to buildings for pay.
(c) Smuggles people to the U.S.
(d) Manages prostitutes.

4. Why does Steven say Matt is different from others of his kind?
(a) He has the ability to speak.
(b) He is living on the ranch.
(c) He is full-grown.
(d) His mind is intact.

5. What does Matt learn from?
(a) All of these.
(b) Books.
(c) Magazines.
(d) The TV.

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

7. What does Matt force Maria to do at the birthday party?
(a) Kiss him.
(b) Give him a gift.
(c) Sit by him.
(d) Hug him.

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

9. Where did Celia learn to cook?
(a) Cooking school.
(b) A hospital.
(c) An orphanage.
(d) A factory.

10. How does Maria show Matt that she forgives him?
(a) She kisses him.
(b) She holds his hand.
(c) She defends him at the funeral.
(d) She writes him a note.

11. What kind of toy does Matt sleep with?
(a) Stuffed bear.
(b) Stuffed horse.
(c) Plastic bunny.
(d) Embroidered pillow.

12. Where is El Patron from?
(a) Colombia.
(b) Brazil.
(c) Aztlan.
(d) Florida.

13. Who does Matt talk to about what he saw at the hospital?
(a) Celia.
(b) El Patron.
(c) Tam Lin.
(d) Maria.

14. Why does someone object to Matt being at El Viejo's funeral?
(a) He is an animal.
(b) He is dirty.
(c) He will cause a scene.
(d) He caused the death.

15. What does Rosa get mad at Matt for?
(a) Giving her extra duties.
(b) Taking Willum away from her.
(c) Endangering Maria.
(d) Killing her best friend.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who gets mad at Maria for sleeping with Matt?

2. Where is the oasis?

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

4. Why does Rosa throw Matt on the lawn?

5. Who makes Matt talk again?

(see the answer keys)

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