The House of the Scorpion Test | Final Test - Easy

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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does Matt store as he drifts among the groups in the border patrol?
(a) Information.
(b) Stories.
(c) Skills.
(d) Names.

2. Where does Matt ask the border patrol to take him?
(a) San Luis.
(b) Molcajate.
(c) Mexico City.
(d) Mazatlan.

3. Why does El Patron say it is just for him to survive?
(a) His parents left him.
(b) All his siblings died.
(c) So many people depend on him.
(d) He made himself strong.

4. What causes Ton Ton's vehicle to shut down?
(a) The terrain gets too rough.
(b) The battery dies.
(c) They run out of gas.
(d) The sun goes down.

5. Why is Matt sure he will not be used for spare parts?
(a) He is not large enough.
(b) His brain was left intact.
(c) He is too valuable.
(d) He has been treated so well.

6. What makes it hard for Matt to focus while Jorge is speaking?
(a) Being so tired.
(b) Thoughts of Celia.
(c) The pain from his injuries.
(d) Not getting fed enough.

7. Why does Matt continue on foot once Ton Ton's vehicle dies?
(a) He is worried about night predators.
(b) He is worried Chacho will not survive.
(c) He is worried the Keepers will find him.
(d) He is worried that Maria will not be in school anymore.

8. What has Celia been giving Matt?
(a) Rat poison.
(b) Scorpion venom.
(c) Arsenic.
(d) Hemlock.

9. What does Matt know he has to hide from everyone in Aztlan?
(a) His past.
(b) His scar.
(c) His tattoo.
(d) His knowledge.

10. Who tells Matt he was harvested from a cow?
(a) Tam Lin.
(b) Celia.
(c) Tom.
(d) El Patron.

11. Where is the hospital Chacho is taken to?
(a) The opium fields.
(b) The Convent.
(c) The border patrol.
(d) The Keepers.

12. Why does Matt choose to help Fidelito with his border patrol duties?
(a) He is nice.
(b) He is the only one to ask.
(c) He is so small.
(d) He reminds him of himself.

13. What instrument does El Patron like Matt to play for him?
(a) Harmonica.
(b) Guitar.
(c) Piano.
(d) All of these.

14. What makes Matt cry at the factory?
(a) Watching a bird fly free.
(b) Thoughts of Tam Lin.
(c) Thinking of Maria.
(d) Seeing a boy die.

15. How does Carlos punish Chacho?
(a) He sends him to the hardest task.
(b) He denies him a pillow.
(c) He takes away his food.
(d) He punches him.

Short Answer Questions

1. What did Fidelito do to keep the Keepers away from Matt?

2. What gives Matt an asthma attack?

3. How are Consuela and Guapo related?

4. Why does Matt recognize the bed he is put on in the hospital?

5. What does Flaco do while Matt attacks Jorge?

(see the answer keys)

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