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1 My Father Sits in the Dark

2 26% - 15% 1 The father does not like the kitchen light because 1 The father does not like the kitchen light because A he had no electricity when he was young B his eyes are still adjusted to the dark C he is ashamed of the way he looks to his son D the noise it makes disturbs his thoughts

3 1 The father does not like the kitchen light because 1 The father does not like the kitchen light because A he had no electricity when he was young B his eyes are still adjusted to the dark C he is ashamed of the way he looks to his son D the noise it makes disturbs his thoughts 51 Its nice, he says. I cant get used to lights. We didnt have lights when I was a boy in Europe. * 26% - 15%

4 1 The father does not like the kitchen light because 1 The father does not like the kitchen light because A he had no electricity when he was young B his eyes are still adjusted to the dark C he is ashamed of the way he looks to his son D the noise it makes disturbs his thoughts 51 Its nice, he says. I cant get used to lights. We didnt have lights when I was a boy in Europe. 26% - 15%

5 2 Read the following dictionary entry. even \ e¯-vən\ adj 1. calm, undisturbed 2. having no bumps 3. equally matched or balanced 4. fair and impartial Which definition best matches the meaning of the word even as it is used in paragraph 18? A Definition 1 B Definition 2 C Definition 3 D Definition 4 25% - 21%

6 2 Read the following dictionary entry. even \ e¯-vən\ adj 1. calm, undisturbed 2. having no bumps 3. equally matched or balanced 4. fair and impartial Which definition best matches the meaning of the word even as it is used in paragraph 18? A Definition 1 B Definition 2 C Definition 3 D Definition 4 18 The way he said it was convincing. He did not seem worried. His voice was even and pleasant. It always is. But I could not understand it… * 25% - 21%

7 2 Read the following dictionary entry. even \ e¯-vən\ adj 1. calm, undisturbed 2. having no bumps 3. equally matched or balanced 4. fair and impartial Which definition best matches the meaning of the word even as it is used in paragraph 18? A Definition 1 B Definition 2 C Definition 3 D Definition 4 18 The way he said it was convincing. He did not seem worried. His voice was even and pleasant. It always is. But I could not understand it… 25% - 21%

8 3 What is paragraph 40 mainly about? A The narrator hears a clock, a car, and papers on the street. B The narrator realizes the night is louder than he had thought. C The narrator can hear the sound of his father breathing in the dark. D The narrator has his first experience of the comforting sounds of the night. 39% - 32%

9 3 What is paragraph 40 mainly about? A The narrator hears a clock, a car, and papers on the street. B The narrator realizes the night is louder than he had thought. C The narrator can hear the sound of his father breathing in the dark. D The narrator has his first experience of the comforting sounds of the night. 40 Everything is quiet, but the night is full of little sounds. As I stand there motionless I begin to notice them. The ticking of the alarm clock on the icebox. The low hum of an automobile passing many blocks away. The swish of papers moved along the street by the breeze. A whispering rise and fall of sound, like low breathing. It is strangely pleasant. 39% - 32%

10 3 What is paragraph 40 mainly about? A The narrator hears a clock, a car, and papers on the street. B The narrator realizes the night is louder than he had thought. C The narrator can hear the sound of his father breathing in the dark. D The narrator has his first experience of the comforting sounds of the night. 40 Everything is quiet, but the night is full of little sounds. As I stand there motionless I begin to notice them. The ticking of the alarm clock on the icebox. The low hum of an automobile passing many blocks away. The swish of papers moved along the street by the breeze. A whispering rise and fall of sound, like low breathing. It is strangely pleasant. 39% - 32%

11 4 Which of the following is a major conflict for the narrator? A His fathers behavior keeps him awake at night. B He must stay quiet when he walks through the house. C He feels that his fathers behavior indicates that something is wrong. D His fear of his father prevents him from understanding the older man. 8% - 6%

12 4 Which of the following is a major conflict for the narrator? A His fathers behavior keeps him awake at night. B He must stay quiet when he walks through the house. C He feels that his fathers behavior indicates that something is wrong. D His fear of his father prevents him from understanding the older man. 34 My anger has left me. But the feeling of worry is still there. I must get an answer. It seems so silly. Why doesnt he tell me? I have a funny feeling that unless I get an answer I will go crazy. I am insistent. * 8% - 6%

13 4 Which of the following is a major conflict for the narrator? A His fathers behavior keeps him awake at night. B He must stay quiet when he walks through the house. C He feels that his fathers behavior indicates that something is wrong. D His fear of his father prevents him from understanding the older man. 34 My anger has left me. But the feeling of worry is still there. I must get an answer. It seems so silly. Why doesnt he tell me? I have a funny feeling that unless I get an answer I will go crazy. I am insistent. 8% - 6%

14 5 In paragraph 59, the fathers voice seems to come from far away because 5 In paragraph 59, the fathers voice seems to come from far away because A the narrators father is lost in thought again B the narrator is in another part of the house C the narrator still doesnt understand his father D the narrators father is beginning to cry 42% - 37%

15 5 In paragraph 59, the fathers voice seems to come from far away because 5 In paragraph 59, the fathers voice seems to come from far away because A the narrators father is lost in thought again B the narrator is in another part of the house C the narrator still doesnt understand his father D the narrators father is beginning to cry 59 His voice seems to come from far away. It is quiet and even again. Nothing, he says softly. Nothing special. 42% - 37%

16 5 In paragraph 59, the fathers voice seems to come from far away because 5 In paragraph 59, the fathers voice seems to come from far away because A the narrators father is lost in thought again B the narrator is in another part of the house C the narrator still doesnt understand his father D the narrators father is beginning to cry 59 His voice seems to come from far away. It is quiet and even again. Nothing, he says softly. Nothing special. 42% - 37%

17 5 In paragraph 59, the fathers voice seems to come from far away because 5 In paragraph 59, the fathers voice seems to come from far away because A the narrators father is lost in thought again B the narrator is in another part of the house C the narrator still doesnt understand his father D the narrators father is beginning to cry 59 His voice seems to come from far away. It is quiet and even again. Nothing, he says softly. Nothing special. 42% - 37%

18 6 Throughout the selection, the authors use of dialogue shows that 6 Throughout the selection, the authors use of dialogue shows that A the son is persistent in trying to communicate with his father B the son doesnt usually know what to say to his father C the father still has an accent after so many years in America D the father is afraid to tell his son the truth 15% - 12%

19 6 Throughout the selection, the authors use of dialogue shows that 6 Throughout the selection, the authors use of dialogue shows that A the son is persistent in trying to communicate with his father B the son doesnt usually know what to say to his father C the father still has an accent after so many years in America D the father is afraid to tell his son the truth 2 Hello, Pop, I say. 3 Hello, son. 4 Why dont you go to bed, Pa? 5 I will, he says. * 15% - 12%

20 6 Throughout the selection, the authors use of dialogue shows that 6 Throughout the selection, the authors use of dialogue shows that A the son is persistent in trying to communicate with his father B the son doesnt usually know what to say to his father C the father still has an accent after so many years in America D the father is afraid to tell his son the truth 2 Hello, Pop, I say. 3 Hello, son. 4 Why dont you go to bed, Pa? 5 I will, he says. 15% - 12%

21 7 My Father Sits in the Dark can best be described as a 7 My Father Sits in the Dark can best be described as a A news article B tragedy C short story D biography 32% - 20%

22 7 My Father Sits in the Dark can best be described as a 7 My Father Sits in the Dark can best be described as a A news article B tragedy C short story D biography 32% - 20%

23 8 The father could be characterized as 8 The father could be characterized as A tranquil and assured B shy but grateful C troubled and lonely D intelligent but insecure 33% - 21%

24 8 The father could be characterized as 8 The father could be characterized as A tranquil and assured B shy but grateful C troubled and lonely D intelligent but insecure 59 His voice seems to come from far away. It is quiet and even again. Nothing, he says softly. Nothing special. * 33% - 21%

25 8 The father could be characterized as 8 The father could be characterized as A tranquil and assured B shy but grateful C troubled and lonely D intelligent but insecure 59 His voice seems to come from far away. It is quiet and even again. Nothing, he says softly. Nothing special. 33% - 21%

26 9 The descriptive language in paragraph 44 helps the reader understand 9 The descriptive language in paragraph 44 helps the reader understand A the narrators inability to sleep through the night B the challenge of learning from the past C the narrators discomfort in the dark D the difficulty of turning on the light 37% - 44%

27 9 The descriptive language in paragraph 44 helps the reader understand 9 The descriptive language in paragraph 44 helps the reader understand A the narrators inability to sleep through the night B the challenge of learning from the past C the narrators discomfort in the dark D the difficulty of turning on the light 44 I cannot find the faucet. The dim shadow of light that comes through the window from the street lamp only makes the room seem darker. I reach for the short chain in the center of the room. I snap on the light. * 33% - 21%

28 9 The descriptive language in paragraph 44 helps the reader understand 9 The descriptive language in paragraph 44 helps the reader understand A the narrators inability to sleep through the night B the challenge of learning from the past C the narrators discomfort in the dark D the difficulty of turning on the light 44 I cannot find the faucet. The dim shadow of light that comes through the window from the street lamp only makes the room seem darker. I reach for the short chain in the center of the room. I snap on the light. 33% - 21%

29 10 In paragraph 13, why does the narrator become afraid? A He worries that his father is not well. B He thinks his father might not love him. C There is a stranger in the house. D The dark house makes strange noises. 12% - 2%

30 10 In paragraph 13, why does the narrator become afraid? A He worries that his father is not well. B He thinks his father might not love him. C There is a stranger in the house. D The dark house makes strange noises. 13 Once I left him there and went to bed. I awoke several hours later.… he sat there, staring into a corner of the kitchen… He still sat and stared. His eyes did not blink. I thought he was not even aware of me. I was afraid. * 12% - 2%

31 10 In paragraph 13, why does the narrator become afraid? A He worries that his father is not well. B He thinks his father might not love him. C There is a stranger in the house. D The dark house makes strange noises. 13 Once I left him there and went to bed. I awoke several hours later.… he sat there, staring into a corner of the kitchen… He still sat and stared. His eyes did not blink. I thought he was not even aware of me. I was afraid. 12% - 2%

32 11 In paragraph 58, the narrator says, Then I remember, because he 11 In paragraph 58, the narrator says, Then I remember, because he A is visualizing his fathers childhood in Austria B still wonders what his father actually thinks about C realizes that he is very similar to his father D has forgotten to say good night to his father 44% - 56%

33 11 In paragraph 58, the narrator says, Then I remember, because he 11 In paragraph 58, the narrator says, Then I remember, because he A is visualizing his fathers childhood in Austria B still wonders what his father actually thinks about C realizes that he is very similar to his father D has forgotten to say good night to his father 58 Then I remember. I turn back. What do you think about, Pop? I ask. * 44% - 56%

34 11 In paragraph 58, the narrator says, Then I remember, because he 11 In paragraph 58, the narrator says, Then I remember, because he A is visualizing his fathers childhood in Austria B still wonders what his father actually thinks about C realizes that he is very similar to his father D has forgotten to say good night to his father 58 Then I remember. I turn back. What do you think about, Pop? I ask. 44% - 56%

35 …the end Avg 71 % - 76%


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