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Joan W. Blos
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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. What does Ann ban from the Hall household?
(a) Dirty shoes.
(b) Candy.
(c) The Liberator.
(d) Swearing.

2. With whom has Daniel made friends?
(a) Asa.
(b) Matthew.
(c) Thomas.
(d) James.

3. Who is the package from?
(a) Sophy.
(b) Aunt Lucy.
(c) Curtis/The phantom.
(d) Mr. Holt.

4. What horrible event has occurred in the Southern states?
(a) Killer hurricanes.
(b) A Negro revolt.
(c) Widespread flooding.
(d) Swarms of locusts destroying crops.

5. What big change does Cassie point out that Ann has to make?
(a) Raising daughters.
(b) Planting vegetables.
(c) Sewing more dresses.
(d) Living on a farm.

Short Answer Questions

1. What color dresses do Catherine and the other girls wear to Cassie's funeral?

2. What does Catherine vow not to call Ann?

3. In what month is Mr. Hall to be married?

4. Which of the following does Catherine enjoy after picking berries?

5. Who is Mr. Holt courting?

Short Essay Questions

1. Describe how Ann is becoming both physically and emotionally stronger since her arrival at the Hall household.

2. Cite examples that support the theme of loss in Chapter 17.

3. Describe the arrival of Ann and Daniel.

4. Describe how the boys in the class revolt against the new teacher's severe punishment measures.

5. What are the circumstances that precipitate Catherine's leaving home?

6. How is the theme of trust exhibited between Asa and Catherine regarding his poem for Sophy?

7. What name does Catherine feel comfortable calling Ann?

8. Describe the story of the rock slide that killed the Wiley family and the moral that can be told from it.

9. What is the irony related to judging in the church?

10. How does the author use flashbacks to help communicate Catherine's feelings about the death of her mother and baby brother?

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