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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Ira has ambitions to become a _________ when he grows up.
(a) Doctor.
(b) Director.
(c) Lawyer.
(d) Senator.

2. What has Old Man Crawley named his dogs after?
(a) Trees and flowers.
(b) Constellations.
(c) The seven sins and seven virtues.
(d) Gems and minerals.

3. Who throws the dummy off the bridge in the boys' first experiment?
(a) Antsy.
(b) Howie.
(c) The Schwa.
(d) Ira.

4. How many dogs does Old Man Crawley have?
(a) 2.
(b) 5.
(c) 9.
(d) 14.

5. Antsy takes Lexie out to ____________ in Chapter 8.
(a) Fly kites.
(b) Watch a movie.
(c) Eat dinner.
(d) Walk on the beach.

6. What does Antsy's mother do with the sauce she makes in Chapter 10?
(a) Pours it down the drain.
(b) Feeds it to the dog.
(c) Dumps it on the floor.
(d) Throws it out the window.

7. Who is the better of the two cooks arguing in Chapter 10?
(a) Lexie.
(b) Old Man Crawley.
(c) Antsy's father.
(d) Antsy's mother.

8. What is Antsy's father the most passionate about in the novel?
(a) Cooking.
(b) Banking.
(c) Poetry.
(d) Architecture.

9. In Chapter 8, Lexie tells the Schwa that he has a face like ___________.
(a) The surface of the moon.
(b) Waves on the ocean.
(c) Sweet-cream ice-cream.
(d) A pane of glass.

10. In the novel, the urinal strainer found in most bathrooms is a product of what company?
(a) Johnson Sanitation.
(b) Smell Away.
(c) Robert's Fresh and Go.
(d) Pisher Plastics.

11. What refers to an area to the side and slightly behind a driver's field of vision that is not reflected in the vehicle's rear view mirror?
(a) Blind spot.
(b) Suspicion area.
(c) Danger quadrant.
(d) Triangle of death.

12. How old was the Schwa when his mother disappeared?
(a) 8.
(b) 11.
(c) 5.
(d) 2.

13. Who among Antsy's friends is a literal-minded boy who lacks common sense, yet seems to store a lot of facts in his head?
(a) Howie.
(b) Ira.
(c) The Schwa.
(d) Lexie.

14. Where did the Schwa's mother disappear from when the Schwa was young?
(a) A farmer's market.
(b) A grocery store.
(c) A church.
(d) A hospital.

15. What is the name of the company where Antsy's father works?
(a) Erickson Electronics.
(b) Thomas Telecommunications.
(c) Farmer Feed.
(d) Pisher Plastics.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who is at the kitchen table when Antsy wakes up in Chapter 10?

2. Who points out the Schwa when he raises his hand in class in Chapter 3?

3. Antsy is in charge of walking Old Man Crawley's dogs that are named after __________.

4. Who ejects the video game and breaks it in half, then storms out in Chapter 7?

5. The Schwa shows Antsy a newspaper clipping announcing the birth of whom?

(see the answer keys)

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