Stop The Sun

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Stop The Sun Quizzes & Trivia

This reading test will evaluate the student's comprehension skills for the story "Stop the Sun".


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who was the author trying to appeal to in this story?
    • A. 

      Teachers

    • B. 

      Soldiers

    • C. 

      Families with relatives served in previous wars

  • 2. 
    What problem does the main character face?
    • A. 

      His son refuses to attend school

    • B. 

      Bad flashback attacks

    • C. 

      His wife and son are fighting

  • 3. 
    What event happened first in the story?
    • A. 

      The father had problems eating at the breakfast table

    • B. 

      He had a flashback attack at the mall

    • C. 

      Terry asked his teacher for help

  • 4. 
    What is an example of the resolution in the story?
    • A. 

      Terry is embarrassed about his father's behavior

    • B. 

      The father tells his son about his service in Vietnam

    • C. 

      The son learns to understand his father's behavior

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      Terry asks his counselor for help at school

    • B. 

      The father has a violent flashback attack at the mall

    • C. 

      The father tells the son about how he stayed alive during the war

  • 6. 
    All are characterists of the Terry EXCEPT?
    • A. 

      Helpful

    • B. 

      Embarrassed

    • C. 

      Stupid

  • 7. 
    What important discovery  has Terry made by the end of the story?
    • A. 

      His father was the only one left alive

    • B. 

      His father served in the Vietnam war

    • C. 

      His father needs medical attention

  • 8. 
  • 9. 
    Summarize the story. 
  • 10. 
    All are examples of the setting EXCEPT?
    • A. 

      House

    • B. 

      Mall

    • C. 

      Gym

  • 11. 
    What was the name of the disorder Terry's father was diagnosed with?
    • A. 

      Vietnam syndrome

    • B. 

      Post tramatic stress disorder

    • C. 

      Anxiety attacks

  • 12. 
    Explain why Terry's father does't want to talk about the war.
  • 13. 
    In summary, one could describe Terry's father life as
    • A. 

      Boring, with no friends

    • B. 

      Life threatening and traumatic

    • C. 

      Closed and secluded