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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. What did George do when he woke up in the middle of the night when his watch stopped?
(a) He thought it was Saturday.
(b) He thought he had to start getting ready for work.
(c) He thought he was late for work.
(d) He thought he had a lot more time to sleep.
2. What time did George's watch stop in the story J. tells?
3. What happens to Harris when he appears to disappear during lunch with the other men?
(a) He plays a trick on J.
(c) He falls into the edge of a gully hidden by tall grass.
(d) He faints.
4. Where near Sonning do the men decide to camp?
(a) On an island.
(b) In a farmer's field.
(c) Inside a sports stadium.
(d) On the boat.
5. Who gets tangled up in the materials needed to prepare the boat for sleeping?
(a) George and Harris.
(b) Just George.
(c) Harris and J.
(d) J. and George.
Short Answer Questions
1. What attracts the men to stop in Streatly, even though they weren't planning on it?
2. What unusual thing do the men see floating in the water after they pass Reading?
3. Who finally ends up helping George find a place to sleep when he first visits Datchet?
4. Why did George stop in Datchet one night before his journey with his friends?
5. What kind of a scene does J. think of when he imagines King Henry courting someone?
Short Essay Questions
1. What happens that lets George know that everyone is lying about who caught the fish that is mounted on the wall in the pub?
2. What kind of scene is J. reminded of when he thinks of King Henry courting Anne Boleyn on Magna Charta Island?
3. Why does J.'s ode to night at the end of Chapter 10 seem so out of character?
4. After George's watch stops working, what does the policeman do when George asks him for the time?
5. What formula does J.'s friend have when it comes to exaggerating his fishing successes?
6. What does George decide to do once he realizes he cannot go back to sleep the night his watch stops working?
7. What does J. claim one has to do to get a tea kettle to boil?
8. Why does George's reaction change from laughter when J. accidentally flings his own shirt into the river?
9. What does J. complain about sarcastically concerning the problem with being towed?
10. How does Montmorency react to the tea kettle the night everyone makes stew?
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