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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 surprise does Rosemary add to Jacob's breakfast tray?
(a) Rosemary adds pancakes to Jacob's breakfast tray.
(b) Rosemary adds an apple to Jacob's breakfast tray.
(c) Rosemary adds grits to Jacob's breakfast tray.
(d) Rosemary adds a bowl of cream to Jacob's breakfast tray.

2. Why does Jacob return to school?
(a) He wants to make amends for his poor actions of the past.
(b) He wants to make his parents proud.
(c) He wants to be with his friends.
(d) He has nowhere else to go.

3. What holds the attention of many of the assisted-living center's residents in Chapter 5?
(a) The circus.
(b) A movie in the activity room.
(c) A new game in the activity room.
(d) A new resident who can dance.

4. What does August have the men store with the camels and zebras?
(a) Barrels of illegal alcohol.
(b) Barrels of valuables taken from Uncle Al.
(c) Barrels of sweet grain for the horses.
(d) Barrels of raw meat.

5. What is the first job Jacob is given with the circus?
(a) Putting up the tents.
(b) Cleaning the cookhouse.
(c) Feeding the big cats.
(d) Mucking out the stalls for the stock horses.

Short Answer Questions

1. Why does Camel drink jake?

2. How often does each relative come to see Jacob?

3. What is Jacob doing just before the stampede begins?

4. What did Jacob's father do for a living?

5. What does the barker do to reward Jacob?

Short Essay Questions

1. Who comes to Jacob's defense? Why?

2. What is the significance of Stars and Stripes Forever in the circus?

3. What job does Jacob take on the first morning when the train stops?

4. What ruins Jacob's one joy in the center?

5. How does Jacob get a job working security for the cooch show that night?

6. What does Jacob see outside the center's window?

7. What does Camel promise Jacob?

8. What treat does Rosemary sneak onto Jacob's breakfast tray?

9. Who is Jacob's roommate? What is the source of tension between these two?

10. How many children does Jacob have?

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