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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Why is George reluctant to report Mack for striking Ruby?
(a) Ruby is just an elephant.
(b) He thinks Mack won't do it again.
(c) He is worried about losing his job.
(d) He thinks Mack has been punished enough.
2. After Mack takes one of the paintings Ivan made for Ruby, what does Ivan decide to paint?
(a) A fire.
(b) A zoo.
(c) An angry gorilla.
3. What promise does Ivan give Stella?
(a) To be kind to Mack.
(b) To get Ruby to a safe place.
(c) To be friends forever.
(d) To never stop drawing.
4. What does Jambo do in Stella's story?
(a) Falls into a pit.
(b) Performs circus tricks.
(c) Protects an injured child.
(d) Chases his trainer.
5. Why had Ruby been chained to a floor?
(a) To keep her safe.
(b) To break her spirit.
(c) To prevent escape.
(d) Because she was violent.
6. Where would Ivan and his sister bounce?
(a) Their father's belly.
(b) Their nests.
(c) On tree branches.
(d) Their mother's back.
7. Where do the men place Stella's body after she dies?
(a) In a grave behind the mall.
(b) In an elephant cemetary.
(c) In a box.
(d) In a garbage truck.
8. Where do Julia and George post Ivan's painted message?
(a) On the Internet.
(b) On the wall of Ivan's cage.
(c) In the courtyard of the mall.
(d) On the billboard.
9. What does Ruby do when Mack strikes her with the claw-stick?
(a) Falls to her knees.
(b) Runs away.
(c) Hits him with her trunk.
10. What do gorillas use to make nests?
(a) Tall grass.
(b) Twigs and straw.
(d) Tree branches.
11. What does Bob do to comfort Ruby after Stella's death?
(a) Lies on her belly.
(b) Cries with her.
(c) Howls with her.
(d) Covers her with hay.
12. What do elephants have that nothing else has?
(d) Baby elephants.
13. Who helps Ruby get out of the water hole?
(b) No one.
14. What was Ivan's original name?
15. What did Ivan wear when he first visited the Big Top Mall?
(a) A tuxedo.
(b) Pooh pajamas.
(c) A little red hat.
(d) A clown suit.
Short Answer Questions
1. What did Helen bring home wrapped in brown paper?
2. After Ruby's nightmare, what story does Ivan tell?
3. In the chapter titled "angry", what does Ivan do to get the attention of Julia and George when they try to leave in the mall?
4. Why does Ivan love art?
5. What does Ivan find odd about Ruby's billboard picture?
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