The Lost Boy Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. When David is at the hospital, the doctor puts cream on David's arms and tells him it's "too late to cover them." Why would the doctor tell David that?
(a) The injuries required stitches and could not be covered.
(b) The injuries aren't severe enough to cover.
(c) The injuries are new.
(d) The injuries are not new and have already left scars.

2. Why is David relieved when Mr. Zeigler tells him he's going to tell the class about his abuse?
(a) David is afraid of his classmates.
(b) David is ashamed of what they think of him because he had been dirty, ragged, and hungry.
(c) David wants everyone to know his mother is mean.
(d) David is a bully and feels sorry for his actions.

3. How did David's mother react at the trial?
(a) She was happy to have him out of her life.
(b) She gave him up without a fight.
(c) She denied everything and blamed it all on David.
(d) She was arrested and thrown in jail.

4. David had mixed emotions about his abuse being reported. Who was he afraid would be angry when they found out?
(a) His teachers.
(b) His father.
(c) His mother.
(d) His brothers.

5. David is taken to a psychiatrist, what name does the psychiatrist insist on calling David?
(a) Daniel.
(b) David.
(c) Donald.
(d) Darren.

6. What did David feel like towards his family as he rode to his trial?
(a) A liar.
(b) A hero.
(c) A fool.
(d) A traitor.

7. Later in the evening, when David and Big Larry got into trouble, who did David try to call?
(a) Ms. Gold.
(b) His mother.
(c) His father.
(d) Aunt Mary.

8. Where did the boy often have to sit for hours?
(a) The couch.
(b) The basement stairs.
(c) The kitchen table.
(d) The front porch.

9. Before David goes to court, his mother comes to his foster home to visit. David regresses back to "The Boy," and is amazed because someone stands up to Mother when she says he is a bad boy. Who stands up for him?
(a) Father.
(b) Aunt Mary.
(c) The other foster children.
(d) Ms. Gold.

10. David is used to stealing food, who does he begin to steal food from while at Aunt Mary's?
(a) Aunt Mary.
(b) The other foster children.
(c) His teachers.
(d) His classmates.

11. What is "The Boy's" real name?
(a) Russell.
(b) Dave.
(c) John.
(d) Kevin.

12. Where did Big Larry and David ride their bikes when they were in David's old neighborhood?
(a) Past the police station.
(b) Past Aunt Mary's house.
(c) Past the pizza bar.
(d) Past David's mother's house.

13. Who was supposed to visit David at the Catanzes', but never showed up?
(a) His father.
(b) His mother.
(c) Big Larry.
(d) Ms. Gold.

14. Who does David end up spilling his guts to about his abuse after Roerva's visit.
(a) Tony.
(b) Rudy.
(c) Lilian.
(d) Big Larry.

15. Who alerted authorities that David was being abused?
(a) His father.
(b) John.
(c) Ms. Gold.
(d) Mr. Zeigler.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does his mother make the boy do in order to prove he didn't steal any food?

2. What did David discover when Big Larry and he returned home?

3. What does David spend hours doing once he receives his new clothes?

4. After the trial, David is torn. He cannot decide what he wants more, his mother's love or ...?

5. What did Ms. Gold recommend to the judge at David's abuse trial?

(see the answer keys)

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