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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What was unique about Dana's parents?
(a) They were older than most of the other parents.
(b) They were younger than most of the other parents.
(c) They were Cuban.
(d) They had been married and divorced three times to each other.
2. What did Zippy's mom put in the cardboard box next to her couch?
(b) T.V. guides.
3. What did Zippy name the dog?
4. How did Zippy's dad cook a turkey?
(a) In a "turkey fryer."
(b) In a "turkey tent" over a fire.
(c) In a roaster.
(d) In an oven.
5. What was Zippy's mother really good at?
(b) Reading books.
(c) Cleaning house.
6. How did Shorty Gard decorate their house at Christmas?
(a) With colored bulbs.
(b) With a life-sized Santa and Mrs. Clause.
(c) With a string of white lights along the fence.
(d) With lighted deer.
7. What happened to the beginning of Zippy's ninth summer?
(a) Her grandmother died.
(b) She grew four inches and outgrew all her clothes.
(c) Her feet grew four sizes and she wore flip flops all the time.
(d) She outgrew her bicycle.
8. Who cleaned the house at Dana's house?
(a) Dana's older sister.
(b) A housekeeper.
(d) Dana's mother.
9. When Zippy's mom got mad one time at her father, how did she leave the house?
(a) On Zippy's bike.
(b) In Zippy's father's truck.
(c) On the lawnmower.
(d) On a tractor.
10. What one concession did Zippy want on her new bicycle that her father built for her?
(a) Brakes on the handle bars.
(b) Brightly colored streamers.
(c) A horn that played music.
(d) Playing cards in the spokes.
11. Who was Zippy talking to when she had her first big swear?
(a) Her mother.
12. Who told Zippy's mom that she was ugly?
(a) Zippy's father.
(c) Zippy's grandfather.
(d) Mildred, Zippy's grandmother.
13. Who was Julie's favorite horse?
14. What grade was Dan in when he started playing basketball?
(a) Sophomore in high school.
(c) Fourth grade.
15. What did Dana steal from Zippy?
(b) A job.
(c) Her friends.
(d) Her homework.
Short Answer Questions
1. How old was Dan when Melinda was born?
2. What did Zippy's mom think of Dan's ESP power?
3. What did Zippy trade the hippie couple for to get the dog?
4. Where did Zippy's family keep her pony Tim without permission?
5. What lesson had Zippy's grandmother told Zippy's mom about marriage?
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