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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Why did some people object to the narrator sailing?
(a) They said she was too young.
(b) They said she was too aloof.
(c) They said she was too inexperienced.
(d) They said she was too clumsy.
2. What does Sophie want to fix on the boat?
(a) The sail.
(b) The rudder.
(c) The bilge.
(d) The mast.
3. What does Uncle Dock call the wind?
(a) A fickle friend.
(b) A troubled goddess.
(c) A raging bull.
(d) A capricious lady.
4. What does Sophie think of Brian's lecture on points of sail?
(a) His explanations are too complicated.
(b) His lecture is too boring.
(c) He is helpful and informative.
(d) His examples are too simplistic.
5. Who keeps yelling at Sophie to put away her journal?
(a) Her father.
(b) Her mother.
(c) Her teachers.
(d) Her friends.
Short Answer Questions
1. When dolphins come to the side of the boat, how big are their groups?
2. What does Sophie say when Uncle Stew asks if she's scared?
3. What is used to lift the boat into the water?
4. How old does Sophie say Bompie was when he left England?
5. In the story Sophie tells, what does Bompie tell himself while he rushes to get to the other side of the river?
Short Essay Questions
1. Describe Uncle Stew.
2. How do the three brothers react when Brian asks if Stew has heard Sophie's baptism story before?
3. What chore will Sophie have to take a turn at that she's not looking forward to?
4. How does The Wanderer look, compared to the other boats in Martha's Vineyard?
5. How do the dolphins act when they come up to the boat?
6. What does Sophie's mother do?
7. What story does Sophie tell Cody about a little kid she knows?
8. What does Uncle Dock call and tell Sophie about their planned departure?
9. Why does Uncle Mo worry while Cody and Sophie are away visiting Wood Island?
10. What happens to the car in Sophie's story about Bompie?
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