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

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

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

4. What does Matt like to hide behind?
(a) Couches.
(b) Potted plants.
(c) Air ducts.
(d) Curtains.

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

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

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

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

9. What gave El Patron his desire to survive?
(a) Working in a hospital.
(b) Watching his siblings die.
(c) Going to church.
(d) Reading mythology.

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

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

12. Where does Felicia tell Matt to meet Maria after the party?
(a) The fields.
(b) The kitchen.
(c) The hospital.
(d) The music room.

13. Who is forbidden from seeing Matt while he is operated on?
(a) Maria.
(b) El Patron.
(c) Celia.
(d) Rosa.

14. What injury does Matt sustain when he gets out of his house for the first time?
(a) Bruised knees.
(b) Sprained ankle.
(c) Cut feet.
(d) Dislocated shoulder.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What is Rosa's position?

2. Where is Matt operated on?

3. What title does Mr. Mendoza hold?

4. What is Eduardo worried about at the beginning of the book?

5. What does the doctor say Matt suffers from when Matt is with the old man?

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