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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 do the children notice on a bookshelf?
(a) Lots of comic books.
(b) Some puzzles and a few books.
(c) Mostly mystery books.
(d) Lots of encyclopedias and a gold box.
2. What is the sideshow boy doing while viewers stop by to see him?
(a) Watching TV.
(b) Talking to them.
(c) Reading a book.
(d) Eating a pizza.
3. How do the boys know the grocery bag has been seen?
(a) Ferris said an old lady left with it.
(b) They see Zachary move the curtain.
(c) The food pantry manager thanked them for the donation.
(d) The grocery store manager said he took it to Zachary by mistake.
4. Where do Toby and Cal leave a sack of groceries?
(a) At the food pantry.
(b) At the grocery store.
(c) At the bowling alley.
(d) On Zachary's step.
5. Who considered becoming a preacher?
(a) Mr. McKnight.
(b) Toby's dad.
(d) The sheriff.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who talks with Toby at the lake?
2. Which day of the week will Myrtie Mae's lawn get cut?
3. Who does Toby write to in Chapter 8?
4. What cleaning product is smelled when Toby and friends enter the sideshow trailer?
5. Where is Antler located?
Short Essay Questions
1. What amazes the boys about Zachary when they see him take the grocery sack from his steps?
2. Why do Toby and Cal sit on top of the bowling alley at the beginning of Chapter 6?
3. What are Antler's major downtown businesses?
4. What is a unique effect the cotton gin has on Antler?
5. Why does Miss Myrtie Mae appear when the crowd starts to form at the trailer when it arrives in Chapter 1?
6. What is the goal Zachary shares with Cal and Toby when the sheriff takes them to visit?
7. Why has Antler's population dwindled?
8. What is exciting about the trailer that pulls into town in Chapter 1? Why is it exciting?
9. When Toby finally reads the letter from his mom in Chapter 11, what does he learn?
10. What is the first food item the boys leave on the trailer step for Zachary"
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