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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What did Zippy's mom put in the cardboard box next to her couch?
(d) T.V. guides.
2. What lesson had Zippy's grandmother told Zippy's mom about marriage?
(a) That a woman has got to make herself absolutely clear, early on.
(b) That marriage is a gift from God.
(c) That all men are stupid.
(d) That religion holds a marriage together.
3. What did Mr. McCutcheon do for Dan?
(a) Encouraged him to play in the band.
(b) Tutored him in history.
(c) Helped him after school with papers.
(d) Encouraged him to start a fossil collection.
4. 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.
5. What did Zippy trade the hippie couple for to get the dog?
(c) A cat.
(d) She washed up the dishes.
6. Where did Zippy go to find a newspaper to read about Polly's family?
(a) To the church.
(b) To school.
(c) To the cemetery.
(d) To her sister's house.
7. What happened to Dana in the end?
(a) Dana moved away with her family.
(b) Dana's aunt came and claimed Dana was her daughter.
(c) Her mother took her and left town.
(d) Dana left town one night with her dad.
8. How did Zippy's parents listen to Christmas carols?
(a) On the tape recorder.
(b) On the record player.
(c) On T.V.
(d) On her dad's little brown radio.
9. What grade was Dan in when he started playing basketball?
(a) Sophomore in high school.
(b) Fourth grade.
10. What did the Jarvis's NEVER eat on?
(a) The dining room table and the breakfast bar.
(b) The kitchen counter.
(c) T.V trays.
(d) Their laps.
11. What did Zippy's mom make for Jenny in ceramics class?
(a) A ceramic box.
(b) A rooster.
(c) A bowl with a rabbit on top filled with chocolates.
(d) A cookie jar.
12. What did Zippy overhear Mrs. O'Dell say to Polly?
(a) "When does the trial start?"
(b) "Did your mother move out?"
(c) "When is the fair?"
(d) "Where is your homework?"
13. What astrological sign was Zippy?
14. How did Zippy's dad cook a turkey?
(a) In a "turkey tent" over a fire.
(b) In an oven.
(c) In a "turkey fryer."
(d) In a roaster.
15. How did Zippy feel about her brother?
(a) She thought he was mean.
(b) He moved her.
(c) She hated him.
(d) She thought he had a beautiful singing voice.
Short Answer Questions
1. What did Zippy's mother ask her to take to her married brother's house for her brother's wife?
2. Where did the gambling group meet where the owner was found shot dead?
3. Why did Dan start playing basketball?
4. What did Zippy's dad tell her he got for Christmas during the Depression?
5. What was Dana wearing her first day at Zippy's school?
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