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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. What color was Kia's mother?
(a) Snow white.
(b) Orange.
(c) Dark black.
(d) Charcol Grey.

2. What was Zippy's father's reaction to her chicken being killed?
(a) He sat down and ate dinner without a word.
(b) He left the house with a .357 Magnum.
(c) He chuckled.
(d) He played a card game with Zippy to cheer her up.

3. What did Petey's rabbit do to Zippy?
(a) Bit her.
(b) Wiggled out of her hold.
(c) Looked in her eyes.
(d) Ran away from her.

4. Why did Julie, Zippy's friend, not talk?
(a) She slurred all of her words and her voice was very low.
(b) She didn't know how.
(c) Her brother hit her and knocked out her front teeth when she was little.
(d) She didn't know English.

5. What was Zippy's cat's name that she thought she'd lost forever but later found inside Petey's house?
(a) It had no name.
(b) Fluffy.
(c) Kitty.
(d) PeeDink.

Short Answer Questions

1. Where did most people bury their animals, defying city codes?

2. Who owned the drugstore in town?

3. Which church did Zippy go to every Sunday with her mother?

4. What was Zippy wearing in her second grade picture?

5. What did dinner at Big Dave and Debbie's house always involve?

Short Essay Questions

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

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

3. By throwing the runt piglet on the pile of dead carcasses, what did Julie show Zippy that she knew?

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

5. What do you think happened after Zippy's father confronted his neighbor Reed?

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

7. What does Zippy's mother tell her about the green bag that she traded with the gypsies?

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

9. How did Zippy envision getting ready and walking to church?

10. How did Zippy's dad's react to the teacher's comment that she colored outside the lines? Why do you think he reacted that way?

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