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El Deafo by Cece Ball

Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 

 1. 

How does Cece lose her hearing?
a.
She gets sick with meningitis.
b.
She is in a car accident.
c.
She is born this way.
d.
She gets hit in the head.
 

 2. 

What is different about Cece’s kindergarten class?
a.
Everyone wears hearing aids.
b.
No one talks to Cece.
c.
Her class has older kids in it too.
d.
Everyone is either deaf or blind.
 

 3. 

Why does Cece sometimes not like her friend Ginny?
a.
She talks too loud and slow.
b.
She is bossy.
c.
She makes fun of Cece when she’s  with her other friends.
d.
She wants to be friends with Laura instead of Cece.
 

 4. 

Why does Cece leave Ginny’s birthday sleepover early?
a.
The girls do an ugly makeover on her.
b.
Cece gets sick from all the food at the party.
c.
Some of the girls make fun of Cece’s hearing aids.
d.
The girls turn off the lights so she can’t read their lips.
 

 5. 

How does Cece’s school microphone break?
a.
Someone trips over it while it’s laying on the floor.
b.
The PE teacher drops it on the ground.
c.
One of the kids steals it and breaks it.
d.
Cece’s teacher drops it in the toilet.
 

 6. 

When her family moves to a small town, Cece goes to a new school __________ .
a.
where the children ingore Cece completely
b.
where there are no classes for deaf children.
c.
where there is no one she knows
d.
where the children all talk very loudly to her
 

 7. 

How did Cece get out of the makeover at Ginny’s birthday sleepover?
a.
She said her mother didn’t allow her to wear makeup
b.
She told them she was allergic to makeup
c.
She said the makeup would mess with her hearing aids
d.
She told them she didn’t want to be made over
 

 8. 

In fourth grade, who becomes Cece’s best friend?
a.
Martha, who is in third grade
b.
Ginny, who is not so annoying anymore
c.
Emma, who moved to the same small town
d.
Laura, who learned not to be bossy
 

 9. 

What makes Cece’s friend think she is a hero?
a.
She rescued a crying baby playing in her backyard.
b.
She could hear Mike all the way downtown.
c.
When the teacher leaves the room, Cece can hear her returning
d.
With her hearing aid, she heard a cat who was trapped in a tree
 

 10. 

At the end of the book, Cece shared __________ with Martha.
a.
a secret about Mike Miller
b.
a chocolate candy bar
c.
an after-school snack
d.
her El Deafo and true friend story
 



 
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