The Dead and The Gone Quiz (Chapters 1-2)
This Common Core aligned assessment measures reading comprehension of The Dead & The Gone by Susan Beth Pfeffer. It features 17 multiple choice questions, and an answer key is included. Questions pertain to the following key details:

• The absence of Alex's father
• Alex's brother, Carlos, and his Marine status
• The setting of the novel
• Why Mami is not home on the night of the meteor strike
• Uncle Jimmy's need for help at the bodega
• The phone conversation between Alex and Carlos
• Alex's failed effort to visit the school for more information
• Why the subway system is inoperable
• The purpose of Alex's list
• Clarification on the disaster provided by Father Franco
• Alex's search for hidden cash
• The bulletin board at St. Margaret's
• A curfew, a national day of mourning, and Alex's belief that the government is searching for solutions
• Alex's visit to the hardware store
• A telephone hotline
• A phone conversation with Aunt Lorraine
• The location of unidentified bodies
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