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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 did Zippy's mother ask her to take to her married brother's house for her brother's wife?
2. What was Dana wearing her first day at Zippy's school?
3. What was Zippy and Rose's favorite game to play?
4. Who cleaned the house at Dana's house?
5. Where did the gambling group meet where the owner was found shot dead?
Short Essay Questions
1. How much did Zippy understand about Dana's parents?
2. What was the ultimate reason Zippy did not get the presents she wanted for Christmas?
3. What was Sissy's idea of a good Christian and what did Zippy decide to do to become one?
4. How did Zippy view cleaning and parenting?
5. Why did Zippy's mother tell Zippy she believed in God because she had to?
6. Why did Zippy's mom believe that Daniel's ESP was the "blocker" type.
7. Why was Zippy's father at home and playing cards with her one day ?
8. What was Zippy's memory of the drive in theater?
9. What did Zippy think of her father's belief in God after he took Zippy to his "church?"
10. What did Zippy learn about her dad from her adult sister?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
After Zippy's dad confronted his neighbor Reed, he tells Zippy, "There's danger everywhere." What did he mean by this statement to his daughter? What was his bigger message?
Essay Topic 2
Describe Jule Newman's parent's home. What did Zippy do there? Why was the home so inviting? Was it the actual structure or was it Julie's family? What were some of the activities that Julie and Zippy did while at Julie's house? Why did the activities make this place so special for Zippy? Why was it such a haven for Zippy?
Essay Topic 3
When did Zippy's mother show her independence? Do you think she returned to college? What do you think happened after Zippy's mother left that day on her bike? How do you think it changed the relationship between the mother and father?
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