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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. In Chapter 10, what does Brian put on the fire to keep the mosquitoes down?
(a) Green grass.
(b) Green leaves.
(c) Green twigs.
(d) Pine needles.

2. Where does Brian's mother work?
(a) Law office.
(b) Doctor's office.
(c) Real estate office.
(d) Dentist's office.

3. What does Brian eat while he waits for Derek to wake up?
(a) Dried meat.
(b) Nuts.
(c) Berries.
(d) Fish.

4. What does the pilot of the plane have to listen to music?
(a) Cassette player.
(b) MP3 player.
(c) Radio.
(d) CD player.

5. How does Brian describe the surface of the lake when they land?
(a) Smooth as glass.
(b) Smooth as a mirror.
(c) Choppy.
(d) Rough.

6. How far is the lake where Derek and Brian are going from the lake where Brian stayed?
(a) About 75 miles.
(b) About 150 miles.
(c) About 50 miles.
(d) About 100 miles.

7. What does the plane slide through as it heads to the shoreline?
(a) Green reeds.
(b) Water lilies.
(c) Stinkweed.
(d) Algae.

8. What type of animals like to eat grub worms?
(a) Bears.
(b) Muskrats.
(c) Skunks.
(d) Beavers.

9. What protects the shelter from storms?
(a) A thicket.
(b) Fallen tree.
(c) Hill in front.
(d) Hill in back.

10. What type of shirt is Brian wearing when they fly to the wilderness?
(a) T-shirt.
(b) Turtleneck.
(c) Fishing shirt.
(d) Flannel shirt.

11. Where is Derek staring unseeing when Brian crawls toward him?
(a) Back of the shelter.
(b) Toward the fire.
(c) Up at the ceiling.
(d) Toward the front of the shelter.

12. What time of day did Brian, Derek, and their pilot leave?
(a) Early morning.
(b) Around noon.
(c) 10 a.m.
(d) 8 a.m.

13. When the crack of thunder awakens Brian a second time, in Chapter 10, where does Brian move?
(a) Toward the radio.
(b) To the back of the shelter.
(c) Toward Derek.
(d) To the front of the shelter.

14. How long ago did Brian's parents divorce?
(a) 1 1/2 years.
(b) 6 months.
(c) 9 months.
(d) 2 years.

15. What does Brian's mother sell?
(a) Watches.
(b) Avon.
(c) Lots.
(d) Books.

Short Answer Questions

1. What did someone want to put Brian's face on?

2. What awakens Brian, at the beginning of Chapter 10?

3. How long does Brian wait for Derek to wake up?

4. What simile does Brian use to describe the greenness of the trees when they land?

5. What does Brian fix for a side dish, in Chapter 3?

(see the answer keys)

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