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

2. Where does Matt hide to watch the wedding guests arrive?
(a) In the alcove.
(b) Behind a curtain.
(c) In the secret passage.
(d) Behind a pillar.

3. What is Matt given as he is sent to San Luis?
(a) Envelopes.
(b) Yarn.
(c) Plastic strips.
(d) Pill materials.

4. Why is a rumor spread that Matt is fleeing to the U.S.?
(a) Matt learns he will have to donate a kidney to El Patron.
(b) Matt is accused of another murder.
(c) Maria's arranged marriage falls apart.
(d) El Patron needs a heart.

5. What does Raul compare individualism to?
(a) A small spider with a secret.
(b) A pig with fangs.
(c) A 5 legged horse.
(d) A fish with wings.

6. Why does El Patron get mad at the advice Matt gives him?
(a) He will not be as profitable.
(b) He has not taught him well enough.
(c) He does not want to be seen as weak.
(d) He never gives anything away.

7. What ruined Fidelito's home?
(a) A tsunami.
(b) A bomb.
(c) A hurricane.
(d) A tornado.

8. Who saw Matt's tatoo?
(a) Jorge.
(b) Fidelito.
(c) Luna.
(d) Flaco.

9. What privilege is Ton Ton given?
(a) He cleans the Keepers' rooms.
(b) He cooks the food.
(c) He sorts the Keepers' mail.
(d) He drives a hover craft.

10. Who does Mr. Alacran ask to destroy Matt?
(a) Steven.
(b) Celia.
(c) Tam Lin.
(d) Tom.

11. 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.

12. What is Fidelito's job for the border patrol?
(a) Melting bullets.
(b) Making vitamin pills.
(c) Sorting mail.
(d) Weaving llama hair.

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

14. How does Tam Lin feel when he hears the advice Matt gives to El Patron?
(a) Angry.
(b) Amused.
(c) Proud.
(d) Suspicious.

15. Where did El Patron find Tam Lin?
(a) At the hospital.
(b) In prison.
(c) At a major corporation.
(d) In a poor house.

Short Answer Questions

1. Why does Matt tell the border patrol he wants to go somewhere specific?

2. What instrument does El Patron like Matt to play for him?

3. Why does Matt choose to help Fidelito with his border patrol duties?

4. Who is Maria arranged to marry?

5. What makes Matt excited to plan his escape from the factory?

(see the answer keys)

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