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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. How does Montmorency react to the men's jovial demeanor while making the stew?
(a) He disappears for awhile.
(b) He naps.
(c) He becomes afraid.
(d) He gets into the spirit.
2. Where is George when he hears the bells chime in the story J. tells?
(a) At the bus station.
(b) At his office.
(c) Still in bed.
(d) Fishing at the shore.
3. Who gets tangled up in the materials needed to prepare the boat for sleeping?
(a) Harris and J.
(b) Just George.
(c) George and Harris.
(d) J. and George.
4. Why does J. think he shouldn't have to row after the group passes Reading?
(a) He is getting sunburned.
(b) He has hurt himself.
(c) His turn is over.
(d) He showed them such a good time in town.
5. What does J. remark about people's impression of their own work while on a boat?
(a) Each person feels guilty for not doing enough.
(b) Each person thinks he has done more work than anyone else.
(c) Each person thinks the other people are lazy.
(d) People try to show each other up in how much work they can do.
Short Answer Questions
1. What do the men ask of the friends they run into in Reading?
2. How much money does J. have to pay for the boat he rents with friends on a windy day?
3. Why does J. think he can't get back to sleep after he has a rough night near Picnic Point?
4. In the story he tells, how does J. get saved from being stuck at the top of a pole?
5. When did George begin boating?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does J. claim is the very best way to get a tea kettle to boil?
2. How does Montmorency burn himself the night everyone makes stew?
3. Why does George's reaction change from laughter when J. accidentally flings his own shirt into the river?
4. Why do the men pretend to ignore the steam launch when it approaches them?
5. What does J. claim one has to do to get a tea kettle to boil?
6. What does George decide to do once he realizes he cannot go back to sleep the night his watch stops working?
7. How does the cat react when Montmorency tries to attack it?
8. What does J.'s friend miscalculate with the punt when they are boating together?
9. What change does J. notice about the group after they eat a large supper near Picnic Point?
10. After George's watch stops working, what does the policeman do when George asks him for the time?
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