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 Matt so upset about what he saw at the hospital?
(a) He has never seen so much blood.
(b) It made Maria sad.
(c) He has never seen another clone.
(d) It conjured up memories of the past.

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

3. What title does Mr. Mendoza hold?
(a) Senator.
(b) President.
(c) Doctor.
(d) Professor.

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

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

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

7. Why is a real teacher not hired for Matt?
(a) Outsiders are not allowed at the ranch.
(b) He has been too sick.
(c) No one will teach a clone.
(d) El Patron wants Matt kept a secret.

8. What is inside what Tam Lin left at the oasis for Matt?
(a) A place to hide.
(b) Supplies.
(c) His story and research.
(d) Survival instructions.

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

10. Why does Celia tell Matt about her past?
(a) She plans to ask Matt for help.
(b) She thinks he will get in less trouble.
(c) She wants to talk about it.
(d) She needs Matt to understand.

11. Why does Tam Lin say he left Matt something at the oasis?
(a) They can run away together when he gets back.
(b) It is his habit to be prepared.
(c) El Patron is unpredicatble.
(d) He never knows when he will have to get away.

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

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

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

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

Short Answer Questions

1. Where is the oasis?

2. Who takes Maria away from the birthday party?

3. What injury does Matt sustain when he gets out of his house for the first time?

4. Where is El Patron from?

5. Who demands that Matt be at El Viejo's funeral?

(see the answer keys)

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