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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 do Toby and Cal pass time while waiting at their lookout post?
(a) By eating.
(b) By measuring things.
(c) By making up stories about Paulie.
(d) By playing video games.
2. How does Cal awaken Toby on Saturdays?
(a) By banging pans outside Toby's window.
(b) By throwing dirt clods against Toby's window.
(c) By phoning him.
(d) By bouncing his basketball outside Toby's window.
3. What kind of flag is in front of Cal's house?
(a) A decorative one with an M on it.
(b) A Confederate flag.
(c) An American flag.
(d) A windsock flag.
4. What was made of the foil taken from the cake?
(a) A bird feeder.
(b) A crown.
(c) A bracelet.
(d) A necklace.
5. What does Toby do when he enters Scarlett's bedroom?
(a) Sprays her perfume to smell it.
(b) Sniffs her lip gloss.
(c) Uses her hair brush.
(d) Gawks at himself in the mirror.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who stops the people from teasing Zachary in Chapter 7?
2. What does the sideshow feature?
3. Who begins to make fun of the featured sideshow person?
4. Who is the youngest of four kids?
5. Who agrees to cut Myrtie Mae's lawn throughout the summer?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why do Toby and Cal sit on top of the bowling alley at the beginning of Chapter 6?
2. Why does Toby take Scarlett's sister to see the sideshow?
3. What is ironic about Kate's announcement that she passed her driver's test and now has her license?
4. Other than the emotional attachment Toby has with his mother, why does he miss her so much?
5. What is unusual about the letter Toby writes in Chapter 8?
6. Why did Cal think he would be hired to cut Miss Myrtie Mae's lawn each week?
7. Why do the boys continue to leave food items on Zachary's steps?
8. What is a unique effect the cotton gin has on Antler?
9. Why has Antler's population dwindled?
10. What is the first food item the boys leave on the trailer step for Zachary"
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