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

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

3. What kind of factory is Matt sent to?
(a) Plankton.
(b) Corn sorting.
(c) Water purification.
(d) Wood curing.

4. What is given to Chacho when he gets out of the bone pit?
(a) Crackers.
(b) Soda.
(c) Cheese.
(d) Water.

5. 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 will not be as profitable.
(d) He never gives anything away.

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

7. What kind of bones does Matt find at the factory?
(a) Cow bones.
(b) Human bones.
(c) Whale bones.
(d) Dog bones.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Short Answer Questions

1. Why has Celia been giving Matt poison?

2. What does Consuela give Matt when she first meets him?

3. Who does Tam Lin say showed him the light?

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

5. What is Matt given as he is sent to San Luis?

(see the answer keys)

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