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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. On the night of her sister's slumber party, what did Zippy think she saw in the trees?
(b) Her grandmother.
(d) Her dog.
2. How old was Dan when Melinda was born?
3. What kind of gun did Zippy's dad keep in a shoulder holster.
(a) A Saturday Night Special.
(b) A rifle.
(c) A 357 Magnum.
(d) A 38.
4. When Zippy was taking the parcels to her brother's house, what did she hit that made her fall down?
(a) The railroad tracks.
(b) A lamppost.
(c) A hole in the road.
(d) A dog.
5. Who cleaned the house at Dana's house?
(a) A housekeeper.
(b) Dana's older sister.
(c) Dana's mother.
6. Who found Zippy when she fell off her bike on her way to her brother's house?
(c) Her brother.
(d) Her father.
7. What did Dana's parents do after work?
(a) They gambled at the riverboats.
(b) They went home to get ready for the next day.
(c) They went to bars to drink.
(d) The went bowling.
8. How did Zippy feel about her brother?
(a) She thought he had a beautiful singing voice.
(b) She hated him.
(c) She thought he was mean.
(d) He moved her.
9. What was Dana wearing her first day at Zippy's school?
(a) A black leather Biker jacket.
(b) A scarf.
(c) A baseball cap.
10. What was Zippy's mother really good at?
(b) Reading books.
(c) Cleaning house.
11. What did Mildred do when she heard that smoking was bad for her health?
(a) She started drinking instead of smoking.
(b) She never smoked again.
(c) She only smoked four cigarettes a day.
(d) She quit for a year and then started smoking again.
12. At the Newman's birthday party, who did NOT jump into the corn pile?
13. What did Zippy's dad tell her he got for Christmas during the Depression?
(a) An orange.
(b) Peppermint candy.
(d) A book.
14. Why did Zippy's mother not drive a car?
(a) She didn't need to in such a small town.
(b) She had an accident and was scared to drive.
(c) She couldn't hear well and was afraid to drive.
(d) She didn't have a driver's license.
15. Who in Zippy's family was REALLY adopted as a baby?
(a) Zippy's mom.
(b) Zippy's brother.
(c) Zippy's sister.
(d) Zippy's dad.
Short Answer Questions
1. What did Mildred dust that surprised Zippy?
2. What happened to the beginning of Zippy's ninth summer?
3. Who told Zippy's mom that she was ugly?
4. When Zippy was "stalking good works" whom did she try to help first, describing her as "164 years old"?
5. Where did the gambling group meet where the owner was found shot dead?
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