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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What game did Dana and Zippy play when speaking?
2. On the night of her sister's slumber party, what did Zippy think she saw in the trees?
3. What did Zippy listen to at night when she slept next Dan's room?
4. What did Zippy think when her mother left one day mad at her father?
5. What was Zippy's mother really good at?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does the love of crafts say about the time period that Zippy grew up in?
2. Why did Zippy's mother tell Zippy she believed in God because she had to?
3. What instrument did Zippy what to play and why was it not accepted by the music teacher?
4. Describe the Jarvis's Christmas tree? What does it indicate about their family?
5. What did Zippy's mom mean when she said usually "people aren't thinking about you at all"?
6. Why did Zippy's mom get kicked out of Catholic school?
7. How did Zippy describe the doorknobs in her parent's bedroom getting stuck together?
8. What did Zippy think of her father's belief in God after he took Zippy to his "church?"
9. What was Sissy's idea of a good Christian and what did Zippy decide to do to become one?
10. Why did Zippy feel everything in her life changed when Dana moved to town?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Did Zippy's mom feel guilty about Zippy being sick as a baby? How did that manifest in her life and her raising of Zippy?
Essay Topic 2
What did Zippy's dad do for a living? Was it ever made clear to the reader? Did he have a gambling problem? Why did Zippy's mom go to work at the Diner? What does this tell the reader about their financial situation?
Essay Topic 3
Explain what the author means by the statement that there was no multiculturalism in Mooreland, IN. Please reference her examples. What did Zippy view as multiculturalism? Was it different colors of skin or different classes of people? Explain your answer.
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