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. Who spreads a rumor that Matt is fleeing to the U.S.?
(a) MacGregor.
(b) Tam Lin.
(c) Patricia.
(d) Maria.

2. How is Matt taken to San Luis?
(a) A bus.
(b) A large ship.
(c) An airplane.
(d) A hovercraft.

3. Why has Celia been giving Matt poison?
(a) To make him stronger.
(b) To shut down his kidneys.
(c) To dull his senses.
(d) To make his heart weak.

4. Why does Matt recognize the bed he is put on in the hospital?
(a) It is where he first met El Patron.
(b) It has been in his nightmares.
(c) It is where MacGregor's clone was kept.
(d) It is pictured in Esperanza's book.

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

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

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

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

9. What is wrong with Matt's first breakfast from the border patrol?
(a) He doesn't recognize the food.
(b) He is allergic to it.
(c) It is a half-portion.
(d) It is cold.

10. What does Fidelito say is unfair about the border patrol jobs?
(a) Nobody trains them in their jobs.
(b) Everyone has to have the same output.
(c) Sometimes they get beat.
(d) They do not get enough water to work hard.

11. How does Carlos say he got privileges?
(a) Flattery.
(b) Black-mail.
(c) Hard work.
(d) Money.

12. What kind of tanks is Matt put in charge of when he gets to San Luis?
(a) Trout.
(b) Lobster.
(c) Plankton.
(d) Brine shrimp.

13. What is Matt supposed to do on his way to San Luis?
(a) Weave hats.
(b) Make sandals.
(c) Address mail.
(d) Make pills.

14. Who arranged Maria's marriage?
(a) Her uncle.
(b) El Patron.
(c) Her father.
(d) MacGregor.

15. How many boys go with Matt to San Luis?
(a) 2.
(b) 4.
(c) 5.
(d) 3.

Short Answer Questions

1. What makes Matt cry at the factory?

2. How does El Patron know Matt is getting older?

3. Who does Matt say can save Maria from her arranged marriage?

4. Why is Chacho so weak when he gets out of the bone pit?

5. How are Consuela and Guapo related?

(see the answer keys)

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