The House of the Scorpion Test | Final Test - Easy

Nancy Farmer
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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

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

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

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

4. Who is with Ton Ton on the vehicle he drives?
(a) Chacho.
(b) Fidelito.
(c) Luna.
(d) Jorge.

5. What devastates Matt when Tam Lin says goodbye?
(a) He says they will never meet again.
(b) He says he doesn't believe in Heaven.
(c) He says Maria doesn't love him.
(d) He says Celia is an Eejit.

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

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

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

9. Where did Matt get his ideas about slow people?
(a) Tam Lin.
(b) Esperanza.
(c) Celia.
(d) Maria.

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

11. How does Maria feel when she learns her mother is still alive?
(a) Shocked.
(b) Angry.
(c) Betrayed.
(d) Nervous.

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

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

14. What gives Matt an asthma attack?
(a) The smell of the river.
(b) The strain of carrying Chacho.
(c) The fumes from the vehicle.
(d) The dust from the desert.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What is Matt supposed to do on his way to San Luis?

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

3. What ruined Fidelito's home?

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

5. Who tells Matt he was harvested from a cow?

(see the answer keys)

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