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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What color is the trim on the vehicle that Brian's mother drives?
(a) Brown.
(b) Red.
(c) Blue.
(d) Black.

2. If trouble develops, how long will it take a plane to reach Brian and Derek at the lake?
(a) 6-7 hours.
(b) 2-3 hours.
(c) 4-5 hours.
(d) 3-4 hours.

3. In Chapter 7, what time does the rain begin?
(a) About 11.
(b) About 10.
(c) Midnight.
(d) 1 a.m.

4. Where did Brian, Derek, and their pilot leave the runway?
(a) New Hampshire.
(b) Michigan.
(c) New York.
(d) Maine.

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

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

7. What end of the lake is hilly?
(a) Western.
(b) Eastern.
(c) Southern.
(d) Northern.

8. How long does Brian think it might take for someone to come looking for him and Derek?
(a) 4-5 days.
(b) A week or ten days.
(c) 5-6 days.
(d) A couple weeks.

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

10. What is Brian's last name?
(a) Pryor.
(b) Robeson.
(c) Williamson.
(d) Martin.

11. What are the men wearing who come to Brian's house?
(a) Khakis and button-down shirts.
(b) Jeans and t-shirts.
(c) Dark suits.
(d) Camouflage.

12. What does Derek say he ate in his survival course?
(a) Toads.
(b) Lizards.
(c) Salamanders.
(d) Beetles.

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

14. What simile does Brian use to describe the greenness of the trees when they land?
(a) Green like a blanket.
(b) Green like a pudding.
(c) Green like a pond.
(d) Green like a carpet.

15. At the end of Chapter 7, what do Brian and Derek find that they set aside to eat later if they have to?
(a) Chokeberries.
(b) Chickweed.
(c) Spice bush.
(d) Sassafras.

Short Answer Questions

1. What shape is the lake where Derek and Brian land?

2. What does Brian eat while he waits for Derek to wake up?

3. When Brian believes that Derek might be dead, where does Brian first touch Derek to find signs of life?

4. About how wide is the river where it leaves the lake?

5. At the end of Chapter 7, what do Brian and Derek find that they eat?

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