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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Which of these is NOT something the boys get Joe to do?
(a) Sing.
(b) Call heads or tails for a coin flip.
(c) Dance.
(d) Wiggle his ears.

2. Why do Mr. and Mrs. Lisbon not find Cecilia's demeanor during the party strange?
(a) She isn't feeling well.
(b) She is always quiet with company.
(c) She is just as sociable as usual.
(d) She is on drugs that made her sleepy.

3. Where is Cecilia during the majority of the party?
(a) In her bedroom.
(b) On a barstool.
(c) On the couch.
(d) In a corner.

4. What do the paramedics do first upon arriving at the Lisbon house?
(a) Give sedatives to Mr. and Mrs. Lisbon.
(b) Attempt to give Cecilia mouth-to-mouth resuscitation.
(c) Use shock paddles to restart Cecilia's heart.
(d) Saw off the stake on which Cecilia is impaled.

5. Who takes Cecilia's diary from the Lisbon house?
(a) The plumber's assistant.
(b) The plumber.
(c) The chimney sweep.
(d) The electrician.

6. What is Cecilia doing as she goes up and down the stairs before the party?
(a) Trying on different shoes.
(b) Trying on different outfits.
(c) Looking for her favorite necklace.
(d) Changing her hairdo.

7. What major event has never happened in the town during the boys' lifetimes?
(a) A funeral.
(b) A flood.
(c) A parade.
(d) A wedding.

8. Where is Dominic from?
(a) Brazil.
(b) France.
(c) Italy.
(d) Greece.

9. On what kind of "tour" is Mr. Lisbon taken on in Chapter 2?
(a) A tour of the hospital.
(b) A tour of area cemeteries.
(c) A tour of the funeral home.
(d) A tour of local churches.

10. What accessory is Cecilia wearing at the party?
(a) Necklaces.
(b) Rings.
(c) Bracelets.
(d) Scarves.

11. Which boy is known as the brainy one?
(a) Tim Winer.
(b) Chase Buell.
(c) David Barker.
(d) Kevin Head.

12. There is a rumor that which Lisbon girl has a crush on Dominic Palazzano?
(a) Bonnie.
(b) Therese.
(c) Cecilia.
(d) Lux.

13. Whose late arrival gives life to the party?
(a) Jeff Maldrum.
(b) Dominic Palazzano.
(c) Joe.
(d) Sammy "the Shark" Baldino.

14. Which Lisbon sister used a depilatory wax?
(a) Lux.
(b) Mary.
(c) Therese.
(d) Bonnie.

15. Who is Mr. Alton?
(a) The minister at the Lisbons' church.
(b) One of the paramedics.
(c) The funeral director.
(d) The cemetery workers' union leader.

Short Answer Questions

1. Where is Mr. Lisbon's razor found?

2. Which Lisbon girl is thought of as "the weird sister"?

3. In what room do the girls hold their first party?

4. How does Cecilia first attempt suicide?

5. Who leaves the party early?

(see the answer keys)

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