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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who has come for lunch at the Owen home?
(a) Papa.
(b) Granny.
(c) Angel.
(d) Nana.

2. What is Hattie's last name?
(a) Haver.
(b) Bowen.
(c) Clark.
(d) Owen.

3. Hattie notes that Nana sounds _________________ when Adam decides to visit with Hattie for awhile.
(a) anxious.
(b) heartbroken.
(c) relieved.
(d) scared.

4. Why does Miss Hagerty not come downstairs for breakfast?
(a) She is not hungry in the mornings.
(b) She has a hard time walking the stairs.
(c) She likes to sleep in every morning.
(d) She doesn't want to be seen without make-up.

5. Hattie says that Adam talks so fast that _______________________.
(a) she becomes breathless.
(b) she can't understand him.
(c) he stutters.
(d) she is dizzy.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is Nana wearing in the home movie?

2. Which character in the home movie refuses to look at the camera or smile?

3. What is Adam doing when Hattie first meets him?

4. What does Hattie call her maternal grandmother?

5. What does Hattie call her paternal grandmother?

Short Essay Questions

1. What is Dad's job, and what is he currently creating?

2. In what ways does Hattie feel more like Adam's babysitter than his niece?

3. Why does Dad's being an artist put a strain on Hattie's relationship with Nana?

4. What become?s evident about Nana's relationship with Adam and why does Adam's presence make her unhappy

5. What ominous statement does Hattie overhear Nana saying when Hattie gets home?

6. Why do Hattie and Adam equate themselves to being aliens?

7. How does Adam's recollection of Hattie's birthday serve as foreshadowing in the story?

8. How do Nancy and Janet make Adam want to cry?

9. Why does Hattie decide not to ask Nana to take her to the movies?

10. What is Hattie Owen doing as the story begins?

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