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 killed Furball?
(a) El Patron.
(b) Tom.
(c) MacGregor.
(d) Felicia.

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

3. Why is Eduardo told not to blunt the intelligence of the specimen?
(a) It is too advanced.
(b) It is already purchased.
(c) It is part of a test unit.
(d) It is a Matteo Alacran.

4. Who demands that Matt be at El Viejo's funeral?
(a) Tom.
(b) El Patron.
(c) Celia.
(d) Felicia.

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

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

7. Who does Matt hope will rescue him while he is out on the lawn?
(a) El Patron.
(b) Emelia.
(c) Maria.
(d) Celia.

8. Who lives with Matt at the beginning of the book?
(a) Josie.
(b) Celia.
(c) Maria.
(d) Anya.

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

10. Who takes Maria away from the birthday party?
(a) Her mother.
(b) Tam Lin.
(c) Her grandfather.
(d) Her father.

11. Where is Celia's new apartment?
(a) Near the city.
(b) At the big house.
(c) In the fields.
(d) In the school.

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

13. What does Eduardo try to use to blunt the intelligence of the specimen at the beginning of the book?
(a) A pair of tweezers.
(b) A prong.
(c) A needle.
(d) A brush.

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

15. What does Maria say happens when El Patron owns something?
(a) He coddles it.
(b) He makes it hate him.
(c) He makes it dependant on him.
(d) He never lets it go.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Matt learn from?

2. What is Willum's occupation?

3. Why is a real teacher not hired for Matt?

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

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

(see the answer keys)

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