Chapter 1, Fortune (pgs. 3-7)
1. Why are Toby and his mother leaving Florida for Utah?
(a) They are trying to escape Toby's mother's boyfriend.
(b) Toby's father lives in Utah.
(c) Toby's mother thinks Toby will receive a better education there.
(d) Toby's mother has been offered a job in Utah.
2. What does Toby's mother believe she will get a job doing in Utah?
(a) Mining uranium.
(b) Managing a hotel.
3. Why do Toby and his mother believe they will be successful in Utah?
(a) Housing is cheap.
(b) They have had it rough and deserve some good luck.
(c) The job market is very healthy.
(d) Toby's mother has received a promising job offer.
4. What prompts Toby to convince his mother to buy him souvenirs?
(a) Toby discovers he has lost all his toys in their move.
(b) Toby is taunted by other children and feels snubbed.
(c) Toby witnesses a truck drive over a cliff.
(d) His mother secures a job that pays well.
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