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

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

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

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

5. What is Eduardo worried about at the beginning of the book?
(a) His machine.
(b) Cells.
(c) A cow.
(d) El Patron.

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

7. Who reports how Matt has been kept?
(a) Rosa.
(b) Willum.
(c) Celia.
(d) Maria.

8. What is Matt accused of when he meets with Maria after their experience at the hospital?
(a) Fighting with Tom.
(b) Killing Maria's cat.
(c) Manipulating Maria.
(d) Stealing Maria's books.

9. Where is the oasis?
(a) In the desert.
(b) At the outpost.
(c) Near the border.
(d) In the fields.

10. What does Rosa tell Matt not to do as she leads him across the courtyard?
(a) Limp.
(b) Talk about her.
(c) Misbehave.
(d) Act stupid.

11. What does Maria apologize to Matt for in the secret passage?
(a) Slapping him.
(b) Thinking he was unholy.
(c) Not writing back to him.
(d) Not believing him.

12. What is Willum's occupation?
(a) Body guard.
(b) Servant.
(c) Scientist.
(d) Doctor.

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

14. What causes Matt to go to the oasis alone?
(a) He is bored.
(b) He is angry.
(c) He is curious.
(d) He is lonely.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What does El Patron tell his family about Matt?

2. How does Matt feel when he sees Maria's gift to him?

3. What does Matt like to hide behind?

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

5. Why does Matt force his way out of his house for the first time?

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