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

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

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

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

5. What makes Matt excited to plan his escape from the factory?
(a) Seeing a boy beaten to death.
(b) Knowing Ton Ton has a key.
(c) Learning about the nightly binges of the Keepers.
(d) Reading the burial stones.

6. Who does Tam Lin say showed him the light?
(a) Matt.
(b) El Patron.
(c) Celia.
(d) Maria.

7. 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) El Patron needs a heart.
(c) Maria's arranged marriage falls apart.
(d) Matt is accused of another murder.

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

9. What job does the border patrol give Matt?
(a) Cleaning tools.
(b) Making pills.
(c) Sorting beans.
(d) Writing addresses.

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

11. Who takes Matt to see El Patron when he has a major medical problem?
(a) Rosa.
(b) Maria.
(c) Tam Lin.
(d) Celia.

12. Why is Ton Ton given a special privilege?
(a) The Keepers think he is stupid.
(b) He is the smallest boy.
(c) He has been there the longest.
(d) He is the best at telling secrets of the boys.

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

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

15. What is the first major medical problem Matt sees El Patron face?
(a) Cancer.
(b) Seizure.
(c) Heart attack.
(d) Stroke.

Short Answer Questions

1. Where does Matt meet Maria before the wedding?

2. What has Celia been giving Matt?

3. Where did Matt get the idea for the advice he gives El Patron when he is sick?

4. Why is Matt sure he will not be used for spare parts?

5. Where did Matt get his ideas about slow people?

(see the answer keys)

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