The Night Before Middle School #1

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Reading comprehension, multiple choice questions on the first six chapters of TNBMS.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The story is set in what Floridian town?
    • A. 

      Miami

    • B. 

      Key West

    • C. 

      Fort Lauderdale

    • D. 

      St. Petersburg

    • E. 

      Homestead

  • 2. 
    "The girls all seemed to like him." This statement about Billy is an example of
    • A. 

      Metaphor

    • B. 

      Foreshadowing

    • C. 

      Simile

    • D. 

      Sequencing

    • E. 

      Character traits

  • 3. 
    Which one of these people is NOT one of the "radical army?"
    • A. 

      Laz

    • B. 

      Timo

    • C. 

      Susie

    • D. 

      Bruce

    • E. 

      Billy

  • 4. 
    "The lizard ran up the tree at mach one." This statement is an example of
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Foreshadowing

    • C. 

      Hyperbole

    • D. 

      Character trait

    • E. 

      Sequencing

  • 5. 
    Jason "Chasin" Lure is what in this story
    • A. 

      Protaganist

    • B. 

      Antagonist

    • C. 

      Main character

    • D. 

      Narrator

    • E. 

      Author

  • 6. 
    What ethnic background does Laz have?
    • A. 

      Dutch

    • B. 

      French

    • C. 

      German

    • D. 

      African American

    • E. 

      Hispanic

  • 7. 
    Where did Timo live before coming to FL?
    • A. 

      Wisconsin

    • B. 

      Illinois

    • C. 

      Minnesota

    • D. 

      California

    • E. 

      Ohio

  • 8. 
    Who was the "brains" of the army?
    • A. 

      Susie

    • B. 

      Timo

    • C. 

      Jay

    • D. 

      Laz

    • E. 

      Billy

  • 9. 
    Which of these represents the correct sequence of events during the "golf ball war?"
    • A. 

      Laz eats a lemon, golf balls hit the house, Lax gets hit in the leg, Laz hits a meanie in the face, cease fire,

    • B. 

      Laz gets hit in the legs, Laz eats a lemon, cease fire, Laz hits a meanie in the face, golf balls hit the house

    • C. 

      Golf balls hit the house, Laz hits a meanie in the face, cease fire, Laz gets hit in the legs, Laz eats a lemon

    • D. 

      Golf balls hit the house, Laz gets hit in the legs, Laz hits a meanie in the face, cease fire, Laz eats a lemon

  • 10. 
    What is something Laz did that surprised you?
    • A. 

      Played street hockey and got up by himself when he fell.

    • B. 

      Stayed inside all day playing video games.

    • C. 

      Ate lemons for breakfast everyday.

    • D. 

      Did not make friends easily.

    • E. 

      Felt sorry for himself.

  • 11. 
    Where did the army go to discuss important issues?
    • A. 

      Headquarters

    • B. 

      Command post

    • C. 

      The beach

    • D. 

      Timo's garage

    • E. 

      The tree fort

  • 12. 
    Facing your fears and the importance of friendship are two of the main themes in this story.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    After Laz ate the lemon, he was given an award. What was the award?
    • A. 

      Badge of honor

    • B. 

      Five dollars

    • C. 

      A new hockey stick

    • D. 

      Silver star

    • E. 

      Golf balls

  • 14. 
    What part of the tree fort was not finished before the 4th of July?
    • A. 

      The floor

    • B. 

      The pulley system

    • C. 

      The ladder

    • D. 

      The lookout tower

    • E. 

      The security system

  • 15. 
    What was Bruce's job?   Hint: Bruce is Jay's stepdad.
    • A. 

      Lawyer

    • B. 

      Dentist

    • C. 

      Pilot

    • D. 

      Diesel engine mechanic

    • E. 

      Carpenter

  • 16. 
    What did the army name their fort?
    • A. 

      Fort Desoto

    • B. 

      Fort Timo

    • C. 

      Fort Nacho

    • D. 

      Fort Lauderdale

    • E. 

      Fort Bragg

  • 17. 
    What nickname did Billy give the army when they were building the tree fort?
    • A. 

      The destructors

    • B. 

      The constuctors

    • C. 

      The transporters

    • D. 

      The planners

    • E. 

      The meanies

  • 18. 
    What character traits do members of the army have?
    • A. 

      Bravery

    • B. 

      Intelligence

    • C. 

      Sportmanship

    • D. 

      Loyalty

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 19. 
    Before Laz hit the meanie in the face, where did he get hit by a golf ball?
    • A. 

      Legs

    • B. 

      Arms

    • C. 

      Face

    • D. 

      Chest

    • E. 

      Toes

  • 20. 
    After the meanies destroyed the fort what did the army decide to do?
    • A. 

      Eat lunch

    • B. 

      Forget about it and not build another one

    • C. 

      Rebuild it immediately

    • D. 

      Go to the beach

    • E. 

      Go beat up the meanies

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