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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. How far away is New Castle from Mooreland?
(a) About 10 miles.
(b) 500 miles.
(c) 120 miles.
(d) 16 miles.

2. What was Zippy's favorite campground?
(a) Lake of the Ozarks.
(b) Quiet Mountain.
(c) Tall Trees.
(d) Shadow Hill.

3. How did Zippy get her name?
(a) After a little chimpanzee her dad saw roller-skating on television.
(b) After the Zippy lighter fluid that her dad used in his lighter.
(c) After a character on television who was on the Davy Crockett Show.
(d) After a Disney character.

4. When Ruth Huff died, how many animals were in her house?
(a) 3 including King.
(b) 67 plus King.
(c) 10.
(d) 147.

5. Who lived next door to Zippy with a dog named Lucky?
(a) Timmy Allen.
(b) Minnie Hodson.
(c) Mr. Sticks.
(d) Josie Terrance.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who did Zippy's uncle marry and divorce four times?

2. Where is the town of Mooreland, Indiana, located?

3. Why, according to the author, is there so little information about Mooreland during the 60s and 70s?

4. What was Navajo?

5. What television actor was Zippy deeply and tragically in love with?

Short Essay Questions

1. Why did Zippy think about her did leaving everyday but not mentioning work?

2. What did Zippy's dad use to keep the dogs barking all night when he was "dog-sitting?"

3. What did Zippy want to be when she grew up? Why are these choices unique?

4. What was Zippy's memory of the tornado that came to her school?

5. What was the only reason Melinda thought anyone would ever read a book about Mooreland, Indiana?

6. Why did Zippy's neighbor Reed threaten to kill her dogs?

7. What were the expectations about Zippy training Speckles, the chicken?

8. When Zippy asked her sister about the child with disabilities, how did her sister handle it? How did this show maturity in her sister?

9. What deal did Zippy and her dad reach about the pink Bible?

10. How did Kai check on everyone at bedtime?

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