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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 does Cal leave on the steps of Zachary's trailer?
(a) A chocolate milk shake.
(b) A snow cone.
(c) A piece of chicken.
(d) A burger.
2. What does Toby realize when he drinks his first ever cup of coffee?
(a) He doesn't like it.
(b) It makes him jittery.
(c) He likes it with cream.
(d) It gives him indigestion.
3. Why does Toby pick up the dropped item he finds in Chapter 6?
(a) To throw it away.
(b) To give it to Zachary to eat.
(c) To return it to Cal.
(d) To spend it at the store.
4. Where is the farm that Cal's father owns?
(a) At his grandfather's house.
(b) At a house he inherited from his mother.
(c) In their backyard.
(d) Outside of town.
5. Who rode Toby's bike at the end of Chapter 4?
Short Answer Questions
1. After the contest, when does Toby's mother plan to return home?
2. What makes Toby happy in Chapter 8?
3. What cleaning product is smelled when Toby and friends enter the sideshow trailer?
4. Who begins to make fun of the featured sideshow person?
5. Who mows the school lawn in Chapter 4?
Short Essay Questions
1. How do Toby and Cal try to determine whether Zachary really is the fattest boy in the world?
2. Why does Scarlett break up with Juan?
3. What is ironic about Cal and Toby chasing taunting fourth graders away from Zachary's trailer?
4. What is exciting about the trailer that pulls into town in Chapter 1? Why is it exciting?
5. Other than the emotional attachment Toby has with his mother, why does he miss her so much?
6. Why do Toby and Cal sit on top of the bowling alley at the beginning of Chapter 6?
7. Why is Toby's father still in his pajamas at the beginning of Chapter 9?
8. Why does Toby quickly march Tara out of the sideshow trailer on their first visit there?
9. When Toby finally reads the letter from his mom in Chapter 11, what does he learn?
10. Why does Toby take Scarlett's sister to see the sideshow?
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