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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. When did most people in Mooreland take their vacations during Zippy's childhood?
(a) Over Halloween.
(b) During fair week.
(c) At Christmas.
(d) At Easter.
2. What was Andy's most important talent?
(a) He could sing.
(b) He could fire a gun.
(c) He could catch a skunk.
(d) He could whistle.
3. Where is the town of Mooreland, Indiana, located?
(a) East of Wichita.
(b) North of New Castle and east of Epileptic Village.
(c) South of New Manchester.
(d) North of Epileptic City.
4. What was the name of the horse that Zippy's dad kept in the shed?
5. What happened at Big Dave and Debbie's house when a runt pig was born?
(a) It usually died after a week or two.
(b) It joined the litter of other piglets.
(c) It was thrown on the dead baby pig pile.
(d) It was nursed to health.
Short Answer Questions
1. What divided the kitchen from the den in Zippy's house?
2. When Zippy's dad gathered all his friends hunting dogs on his front lawn one night, what did he say he was doing?
3. When Ruth Huff died, how many animals were in her house?
4. What color crayon did the kindergarten teacher give Julie on her first day of class?
5. What was Zippy's father's reaction to her chicken being killed?
Short Essay Questions
1. What did Zippy's dad use to keep the dogs barking all night when he was "dog-sitting?"
2. How did Zippy get her name? Why did the nickname stick?
3. When Zippy asked her sister about the child with disabilities, how did her sister handle it? How did this show maturity in her sister?
4. How did Kai check on everyone at bedtime?
5. What did it mean for Zippy to attend Julie's grandfather's funeral?
6. What were the expectations about Zippy training Speckles, the chicken?
7. What was unavailable to buy at the drugstore in Mooreland? What is the irony of this situation?
8. How, as a baby, did Zippy take a nap? What does this story indicate to the reader?
9. Why was it important to Zippy that her sister win the Fair Queen in 1972?
10. What deal did Zippy and her dad reach about the pink Bible?
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