Goodnight Mr Tom Test-march 2019

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What are the behavioural clues that Will has been abused?

    • A.

      He avoids eye contact and wets the bed

    • B.

      He is bruised and malnourished

    • C.

      He stammers and stutters

    • D.

      He seldom speaks and sleep walks

    Correct Answer
    A. He avoids eye contact and wets the bed
    Explanation
    The given behavioural clues suggest that Will has been abused. Avoiding eye contact is often a sign of fear or anxiety, which can be indicative of a traumatic experience such as abuse. Bedwetting can also be a common symptom of abuse, as it can be a result of stress and anxiety. These two clues together suggest that Will may be experiencing some form of abuse or trauma.

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  • 2. 

    The townees feel the evacuees cause trouble

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement suggests that the townees believe that the evacuees are causing trouble. This implies that the evacuees are causing some kind of disturbance or inconvenience to the residents of the town. Therefore, the correct answer is true, indicating that the townees do indeed feel that the evacuees are causing trouble.

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  • 3. 

    Mr Tom is a static character

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
  • 4. 

    The setting of 'Goodnight Mr Tom'

    Correct Answer
    Little Weirwold, London
  • 5. 

    How does Mr Tom surprise everyone at the Vicar's meeting

    • A.

      He volunteers to help with the painting of the church

    • B.

      He volunteers his horse to help plough the fields

    • C.

      He volunteers to be in the army

    • D.

      He volunteers for fire watching

    Correct Answer
    D. He volunteers for fire watching
    Explanation
    Mr Tom surprises everyone at the Vicar's meeting by volunteering for fire watching. This unexpected act shows his willingness to take on a responsible role in ensuring the safety of the community. By offering his time and effort to protect against fires, Mr Tom demonstrates his selflessness and dedication to the well-being of others. This unexpected gesture likely astonishes those present at the meeting, as it showcases Mr Tom's commitment to the community and his willingness to go above and beyond to help others.

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  • 6. 

    Select the ones you like The sentence, 'Tom tried to look inconspicuous' means

    • A.

      Tom tried to avoid being noticed

    • B.

      Tom tried to avoid making a noise

    • C.

      Tom tried to avoid the village

    • D.

      Tom tried to avoid doing his civic duty

    Correct Answer
    A. Tom tried to avoid being noticed
    Explanation
    The sentence "Tom tried to look inconspicuous" means that Tom attempted to avoid being noticed or drawing attention to himself.

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  • 7. 

    William's mother sent a letter to Mr Tom showing that she feared for her child

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The given statement is "William's mother sent a letter to Mr Tom showing that she feared for her child." The correct answer is False. This means that the statement is not true. William's mother did not send a letter to Mr Tom showing her fear for her child.

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  • 8. 

    Why doesn't Will take off his shirt when he is digging the trench

    • A.

      He is afraid the others will see his bruises

    • B.

      He is afraid the others will laugh at his skinny body

    • C.

      He is afraid that the others will see he is sown into his undergarments

    • D.

      He is afraid he will get his shirt dirty

    Correct Answer
    A. He is afraid the others will see his bruises
    Explanation
    Will doesn't take off his shirt when he is digging the trench because he is afraid that others will see his bruises.

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  • 9. 

    Choose the most correct option: How do William's previous interactions with religion contradict what he experiences at the church?

    • A.

      He believes red is an evil colour but the hymn books are red

    • B.

      He believes red is an evil colour and that women may not wear trousers to church but the hymn books are red and Mrs Little was wearing trousers

    • C.

      He believes Sundays are for reading quietly and your sins being beaten out of you but Mr Tom wants to dig a trench after church

    • D.

      None of the above

    • E.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    E. All of the above
    Explanation
    William's previous interactions with religion contradict what he experiences at the church in multiple ways. Firstly, he believes that red is an evil color, but the hymn books at the church are red. Secondly, he believes that women may not wear trousers to church, but Mrs Little was wearing trousers. Lastly, he believes that Sundays are for reading quietly and having your sins beaten out of you, but Mr Tom wants to dig a trench after church. Therefore, all of the given options contradict William's previous beliefs and experiences with religion.

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  • 10. 

    Mr Tom teaches Will that love means you will put other people's happiness above your own. His mother teaches him that love is full of discipline and the desire to make you good so that God doesn't punish you.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement is true because Mr. Tom teaches Will that love involves prioritizing the happiness of others over one's own. This suggests a selfless and caring attitude towards others, which is commonly associated with love. Additionally, Will's mother teaches him that love is characterized by discipline and the desire to be good in order to avoid punishment from God. This implies a sense of responsibility and moral values, which are often considered important aspects of love. Therefore, both teachings align with common understandings of love, making the statement true.

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  • 11. 

    The saying that echoes in William's head when he returns to London is:

    • A.

      'you can do anything and be anything and Zach will still like you'

    • B.

      ''urry up William, I 'ent got all day!'

    • C.

      'everythin' has its own time'

    • D.

      'Come on lad, you can do it'

    Correct Answer
    C. 'everythin' has its own time'
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 'everythin' has its own time'. This saying is the one that echoes in William's head when he returns to London. It suggests that everything in life has its own timing and that William should be patient and wait for things to happen in their own time. This saying reflects the idea that rushing or forcing things may not lead to the desired outcome, and that sometimes it is better to let things unfold naturally.

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  • 12. 

    What rule does Mr Tom give Will about the gate and why?

    • A.

      Walk up to the gate slowly so you don't frighten Dobbs

    • B.

      The gate is heavy pick it up and then enter Dobbs' field

    • C.

      Close the gate so Dobbs doesn't escape

    • D.

      Close the gate so the goats don't escape

    Correct Answer
    C. Close the gate so Dobbs doesn't escape
    Explanation
    Mr. Tom gives Will the rule of closing the gate so Dobbs doesn't escape. This is important because Dobbs is likely a valuable or important animal that needs to be kept secure within the field. By closing the gate, it ensures that Dobbs remains safely inside and doesn't wander off or get lost.

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  • 13. 

    What does Mr Tom mean when he says Will might need to scream

    • A.

      He' needs to scream because his body is in so much pain

    • B.

      He might need to scream because he is afraid of the dark

    • C.

      He might need to scream because he has suffered again because of his mother's neglect and he is mourning the loss his sister

    • D.

      He might need to scream because his sister died in his arms and he is horrified at the feel of her cold body

    Correct Answer
    C. He might need to scream because he has suffered again because of his mother's neglect and he is mourning the loss his sister
    Explanation
    Mr. Tom suggests that Will might need to scream because he has suffered again due to his mother's neglect and is mourning the loss of his sister. This implies that Will is experiencing intense emotional pain and trauma, which may lead him to express his anguish through screaming. The mention of suffering and mourning indicates that Will has gone through a distressing event, possibly related to his family, and screaming could be a way for him to release his pent-up emotions and cope with his grief.

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  • 14. 

    Geoffrey has used Spooky Cott as a hideout from the pain of the world

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Geoffrey has chosen to use Spooky Cott as a hideout because he wants to escape from the pain and troubles of the world. This suggests that he seeks solace and refuge in this place, indicating that the statement is true.

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  • 15. 

    William needs Zach as a friend more than Zach needs William

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    This statement cannot be determined as true or false without any additional context or information. The level of need for a friendship is subjective and can vary from person to person. It is not possible to determine who needs the other person more based on the given statement alone.

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  • 16. 

    When William returns to London after being with Mr Tom the changes in his personality are temporary

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement suggests that the changes in William's personality after being with Mr. Tom are not temporary. This implies that the changes are likely to be permanent rather than temporary.

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  • 17. 

    The people of London have a negative impression of the people in the countryside that take in the evacuees

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement suggests that the people of London hold a negative opinion of the countryside residents who are accommodating the evacuees. This implies that there is a perception of hostility or resentment towards the people in the countryside for taking in the evacuees. The word "negative" indicates that the impression is not positive, which supports the answer being true.

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  • 18. 

    Will doesn't remember looking into his mother's eyes because

    • A.

      She frightened him and he wanted to show her she was in charge

    • B.

      She frightened him and looking into her eyes brought on further beatings because she thought it was cheeky

    • C.

      She frightened him and one of her beatings had blinded him

    • D.

      She frightened him and looking into her eyes made him see her hate

    Correct Answer
    B. She frightened him and looking into her eyes brought on further beatings because she thought it was cheeky
    Explanation
    Will doesn't remember looking into his mother's eyes because looking into her eyes brought on further beatings. This suggests that his mother was strict and abusive, and she considered it cheeky or disrespectful for Will to make eye contact with her. As a result, Will tried to avoid looking into her eyes to prevent further punishment.

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