Rules By: Cynthia Lord

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TEST FOR RULES BY CYNTHIA LORD. MULTIPLE CHOICE AND FILL IN THE BLANK


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What does Catherine want at the beginning of the story?

    • A.

      New colored pencils

    • B.

      A best friend

    • C.

      A normal life

    • D.

      A Boyfriend

    • E.

      To go to a dance

    Correct Answer
    C. A normal life
    Explanation
    At the beginning of the story, Catherine wants a normal life. This suggests that she is dissatisfied with her current circumstances and desires a sense of stability and routine. It implies that she may be facing some challenges or difficulties that she wishes to overcome in order to live a more ordinary and predictable life.

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  • 2. 

    Which is not a theme in the book Rules

    • A.

      Family

    • B.

      Friendship

    • C.

      Normality

    • D.

      Loss

    • E.

      Disabilities

    Correct Answer
    D. Loss
    Explanation
    The theme of loss is not present in the book Rules. The book primarily focuses on themes such as family dynamics, friendship, normality, and disabilities. However, loss does not seem to be a prominent theme or topic explored in the story.

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  • 3. 

    Catherine's rule, "When you can't think of your own words use someone else's"

    • A.

      Is accepted by her mother

    • B.

      Restricts David

    • C.

      Is rarely used by David

    • D.

      Allows others outside of his family to understand Davids' wants and needs

    Correct Answer
    B. Restricts David
    Explanation
    The given answer suggests that Catherine's rule, "When you can't think of your own words use someone else's," restricts David. This implies that David is not allowed to express his own thoughts or ideas and is instead required to rely on someone else's words. This restriction may limit David's ability to communicate effectively or express himself authentically.

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  • 4. 

    Who gets in the way of Catherine having a normal life?

    • A.

      Her mother

    • B.

      Her father

    • C.

      Her brother

    • D.

      Kristi

    • E.

      Jason

    Correct Answer
    C. Her brother
    Explanation
    Catherine's brother gets in the way of her having a normal life.

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  • 5. 

    David uses words from what author ?

    • A.

      Dr. Seuss

    • B.

      Shel Silverstein

    • C.

      Arnold Lobel

    • D.

      Frog and Toad

    Correct Answer
    C. Arnold Lobel
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Arnold Lobel because the question asks about the words that David uses, implying that David is using words from a specific author. Out of the given options, Arnold Lobel is the only author mentioned, so it can be inferred that David uses words from Arnold Lobel.

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  • 6. 

    What was the author's purpose for writing this book?

    Correct Answer
    She wrote the book to show that living with a disabled person isn't always sad and depressing.
    She wrote the book because her daughter asked her why there were no books or tv shows with families like hers
    She wrote the book because she has an autistic son.
    Explanation
    The author's purpose for writing this book is to challenge the common perception that living with a disabled person is always sad and depressing. Additionally, she wrote the book because her daughter asked her why there were no books or TV shows with families like theirs, aiming to provide representation and visibility for families with disabled members. Furthermore, the author's personal experience of having an autistic son also motivated her to write the book.

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  • 7. 

    Which is not a theme in the book Rules

    • A.

      Family

    • B.

      Friendship

    • C.

      Normality

    • D.

      Loss

    • E.

      Disabilities

    Correct Answer
    D. Loss
    Explanation
    The theme of loss is not present in the book "Rules".

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  • 8. 

    Family, normality, rules and disabilities are all examples of what in the book Rules?

    • A.

      Plot

    • B.

      Simile

    • C.

      Theme

    • D.

      Personification

    • E.

      Main Idea

    Correct Answer
    C. Theme
    Explanation
    In the book "Rules," family, normality, rules, and disabilities are all examples of themes. A theme is a recurring idea or message that the author wants to convey throughout the story. In this book, these topics are explored and developed to highlight the importance of understanding and accepting differences, the challenges of living with disabilities, and the significance of family dynamics. By addressing these themes, the author provides a deeper understanding of the story's central ideas and creates a meaningful reading experience for the audience.

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  • 9. 

    What is the setting of the book?  (Where does the entire book take place? Not just a single chapter)

    • A.

      A town located near the ocean

    • B.

      A therapy clinic

    • C.

      A community center

    • D.

      Catherine's House

    Correct Answer
    A. A town located near the ocean
    Explanation
    The correct answer is a town located near the ocean. This means that the entire book takes place in a town that is situated close to the ocean. The setting plays an important role in the story as it may influence the atmosphere, the characters' lifestyles, and the events that unfold throughout the book. The oceanic setting could provide a sense of tranquility, adventure, or even danger, depending on how it is portrayed in the story.

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  • 10. 

    Who is the narrator of the story?

    Correct Answer
    catherine
    Catherine
    Explanation
    The correct answer for this question is Catherine. The repetition of the name suggests that the narrator of the story is indeed Catherine.

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  • 11. 

    What is the main source of conflict in the story?

    • A.

      Catherine doesn't tell Kristi about Jason

    • B.

      Catherine wants a normal life but cannot because her brother has autism

    • C.

      Catherine doesn't want to go to the dance with Jason

    • D.

      Catherine feels that her parents treat David better than her

    Correct Answer
    B. Catherine wants a normal life but cannot because her brother has autism
    Explanation
    The main source of conflict in the story is that Catherine wants a normal life but cannot have it because her brother has autism. This conflict arises from the challenges and responsibilities that come with having a sibling with special needs, which can impact Catherine's own desires and aspirations. It creates tension and frustration for her as she navigates her own identity and struggles with the limitations imposed by her brother's condition.

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  • 12. 

    Explain what Catherine means: I dump a puzzle on the living room floor, glad for the simple right and wrong of a perfect single fit.

  • 13. 

    For questions 14, 15 & 16 indicate whether or not the following word is a theme of the book by writing yes or no.Friendship

    Correct Answer
    yes
    Explanation
    The word "Friendship" is indicated as a theme of the book, and the answer is "yes". This suggests that the book explores the concept of friendship and its significance in the narrative. It is likely that the story revolves around the relationships between characters and the themes of loyalty, support, and companionship. The presence of friendship as a theme may contribute to the overall message or moral of the book.

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  • 14. 

    Honesty

    Correct Answer
    yes
    Explanation
    The given answer "yes" is correct because honesty is a positive trait or quality of being truthful, sincere, and straightforward in one's actions, words, and intentions. It involves being honest with oneself and others, maintaining integrity, and adhering to moral and ethical principles. Honesty is generally regarded as a desirable characteristic that promotes trust, transparency, and healthy relationships.

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  • 15. 

    Acceptance

    Correct Answer
    yes
    Explanation
    The given question is incomplete and does not provide enough information to generate a proper explanation.

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  • 16. 

    Define theme.

    Correct Answer
    Theme is a reoccurring event, or topic in the story
  • 17. 

    Explain how Catherine's rules for David help him and hurt him. Provide one example for each.

    Correct Answer
    Catherine's rules helped David
    Explanation
    Catherine's rules helped David by providing structure and guidance in his life. They helped him understand what was expected of him and provided clear boundaries for his behavior. This helped David feel more secure and gave him a sense of stability.

    However, Catherine's rules also hurt David by limiting his freedom and individuality. For example, if Catherine had a strict rule that David couldn't spend time with his friends outside of school, it would prevent him from developing social skills and forming important relationships. This restriction could also lead to feelings of isolation and resentment.

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  • 18. 

    What are 3 types of communication used in this book?

    Correct Answer
    Speech, pictures and morse code flashlight signals.
    Explanation
    The book uses three types of communication: speech, pictures, and morse code flashlight signals. Speech refers to the characters in the book talking to each other, exchanging information verbally. Pictures are used to convey information visually, allowing the readers to understand certain concepts or scenes. Morse code flashlight signals are a form of communication using light signals to transmit messages, which may be used by the characters in the book for various purposes.

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  • 19. 

    Who caused the most problems for Catherine in the story?

    • A.

      David

    • B.

      Catherine

    • C.

      Kristi

    • D.

      Jason

    • E.

      Her dad

    Correct Answer
    B. Catherine
    Explanation
    Catherine caused the most problems for herself in the story.

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  • 20. 

    What did this person due to cause these problems?

    Correct Answer
    Lied, avoided problems
    Explanation
    This person caused these problems by lying and avoiding them. Lying can lead to mistrust and misunderstandings, creating problems in relationships and situations. Avoiding problems can prevent them from being addressed and resolved, allowing them to escalate and cause further complications. By engaging in these behaviors, the person contributed to the creation and exacerbation of the problems at hand.

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