Whirligig Test | Final Test - Easy

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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. In Chapter 8, what serves as Brent's alarm clock on the beach?
(a) A fisherman walking past him.
(b) The waves crashing.
(c) A mosquito buzzing in his ear.
(d) Children playing in the sand.

2. Who is Tony's music teacher?
(a) Mr. Griffey.
(b) Mr. Mintz.
(c) Miss Rappalini.
(d) Miss Chang.

3. What does Brent realize about the song which he teaches himself to play?
(a) It is a very difficult song to play.
(b) It is a lonely song.
(c) It is a lament.
(d) It is a cheerful song.

4. Who does Tony want to be?
(a) Bobby.
(b) Mr. Mintz.
(c) Ken.
(d) Kelsey.

5. How does the desk clerk treat Brent at the motel?
(a) With indifference.
(b) With gratitude.
(c) With suspicion.
(d) With grace.

6. What does Brent do during the night hours?
(a) Reads biographies about famous inventors.
(b) Writes letters to his parents.
(c) Reads the next chapter of the whirligig guidebook.
(d) Plays his harmonica and works with the star guide.

7. What does Tony write about his vacation?
(a) It made him sick.
(b) It was exciting.
(c) It was horrible.
(d) It was wonderful.

8. With whom does Tony pretend to have a conversation throughout Chapter 6?
(a) His mother.
(b) Bob Barker.
(c) A sports announcer.
(d) His best friend.

9. What song does Brent teach himself to play?
(a) "Take Me Out to the Ball Game."
(b) "Good Day Sunshine."
(c) "My Bonnie Lies Over the Ocean."
(d) "Amazing Grace."

10. What instrument does Tony play?
(a) The accordion.
(b) The tuba.
(c) The violin.
(d) The piano.

11. Why is Brent filled with envy when he enters the dining room?
(a) He envies the young man's obvious success.
(b) He envies the man's ability to entertain himself and others.
(c) He envies the storyteller's ease with words.
(d) He envies the family's sharing dinner leisurely.

12. As Chapter 5 begins, what city is Brent's next destination?
(a) San Diego.
(b) Miami.
(c) Los Angeles.
(d) San Francisco.

13. At the beginning of Chapter 8, where is Jenny?
(a) Driving her grandmother to the store.
(b) On a bus ride.
(c) At the beach.
(d) Alone in the house with her grandmother.

14. Where does Brent stay when he arrives at his destination?
(a) The Sheraton.
(b) A campground.
(c) A youth hostel.
(d) A Dutch family's home.

15. In Chapter 6, what is the fifth grade teacher's name?
(a) Mrs. Griffey.
(b) Miss Kelsey.
(c) Miss Rappalini.
(d) Miss Chang.

Short Answer Questions

1. Why does Jenny not want to drive Grandma anywhere?

2. What nationality is Tony?

3. Whom does Brent sit beside in the dining hall?

4. What is Tony doing while the teacher tells the students to write in their journals?

5. Grandma puts on a dress made of what material?

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