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 kind of vehicle does Ton Ton drive?
(a) A shrimp harvester.
(b) A tractor.
(c) A golf cart.
(d) A hover craft.

2. Who does Matt say can save Maria from her arranged marriage?
(a) Her mother.
(b) Himself.
(c) El Patron.
(d) Herself.

3. How does Matt know something is wrong with El Patron after his surgery?
(a) He asks to see his dead wife.
(b) He no longer wants to disgrace his enemies.
(c) He wishes to smoke.
(d) He does not recognize Matt.

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

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

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

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

8. What do the Keepers take every night?
(a) Laudanum.
(b) Opium.
(c) Heroin.
(d) Marijuana.

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

10. Who is Maria arranged to marry?
(a) Sean.
(b) Tam Lin.
(c) Steven.
(d) Tom.

11. Where did Matt get the idea for the advice he gives El Patron when he is sick?
(a) Tam Lin.
(b) A book about farming.
(c) St. Francis.
(d) Celia.

12. What is Steven's wedding called?
(a) The Truce Wedding.
(b) The Blood Wedding.
(c) The Drug Wedding.
(d) The Arranged Wedding.

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

14. What does Matt say El Patron should do to feel better?
(a) Give to the poor.
(b) Be kind to the eejits.
(c) Slow down the crop.
(d) Plant a different crop.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. How does Maria feel when she learns her mother is still alive?

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

3. How does Jorge say he plans to stop Matt from being an aristocrat?

4. What kind of bones does Matt find at the factory?

5. Why does Matt continue on foot once Ton Ton's vehicle dies?

(see the answer keys)

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