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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who has helped Paul make his fortune?
(a) Oscar.
(b) Joan.
(c) Barrett.
(d) Mother.

2. What secret do the children all know about Mother?
(a) She is unhappy.
(b) She has a hard time loving them.
(c) She is cheating on their father.
(d) She is in debt.

3. What is strange about what Paul makes his first bet on with his Uncle?
(a) It is a past winner.
(b) It is an old rider.
(c) It is a young horse.
(d) It is an outsider.

4. What is Paul's uncle's name?
(a) Oscar.
(b) Obert.
(c) Oliver.
(d) Omar.

5. How does Barrett safeguard unsure bets?
(a) He only bets borrowed money.
(b) He makes more than one bet when Paul isn't sure.
(c) He makes small bets when Paul isn't sure.
(d) He insures his money.

6. Who hates to watch Paul when he plays with his toy?
(a) His nanny.
(b) All of these.
(c) Mother.
(d) His sisters.

7. What do Paul and Barrett often talk about?
(a) Politics.
(b) Raising cats.
(c) Money.
(d) Horse racing.

8. What bothers Joan about what Paul and Barrett talk about?
(a) It is against the Bible.
(b) It is all they ever talk about.
(c) It is juvenile.
(d) It is always secret.

9. What does Paul's uncle call him when he sees Paul with his favorite toy?
(a) A fortunate one.
(b) A betting man.
(c) A jockey.
(d) A gentleman.

10. Where does Barrett think Paul got his talent?
(a) Education.
(b) Heaven.
(c) Hell.
(d) Nature.

11. What is Paul's favorite toy?
(a) His stuffed bunny.
(b) His rocking horse.
(c) His race track.
(d) His toy drum.

12. Who is with Paul's uncle when he first sees Paul on his favorite toy?
(a) Mother.
(b) Father.
(c) Celia.
(d) All of these.

13. What does Mother say one needs to be successful in life?
(a) Education.
(b) Devotion.
(c) Luck.
(d) Family.

14. What happens to Paul's eyes when he plays with his favorite toy?
(a) They glaze over.
(b) They brighten up.
(c) They turn dark.
(d) They close.

15. Who does Mother fool with what she showers her children with?
(a) Her husband.
(b) Herself.
(c) Her children.
(d) People on the outside.

Short Answer Questions

1. What military branch was Paul's uncle involved in?

2. Who has helped Barrett make his fortune?

3. Who often buys toys for the children?

4. Why does Mother say she is not successful?

5. Who hears someone whispering they need more?

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