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Lou Ann Walker
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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What was the first college Lou Ann attended?
(a) Brown Mackie College.
(b) Capella University.
(c) Strayer University.
(d) Ball University.

2. What action made Lou Ann's mom very upset?
(a) People looking down on her.
(b) People staring at her.
(c) People judging her.
(d) People calling her names.

3. What was Lou Ann's paternal grandfather's name?
(a) Harrison Trueman.
(b) Harold Trueman.
(c) Harvey Trueman.
(d) Harnell Trueman.

4. What was the first book that Lou Ann tried to read off her college reading list?
(a) Pride and Prejudice.
(b) The Awakening.
(c) Ulysses.
(d) Hamlet.

5. Why couldn't Lou Ann's mom sing to her?
(a) She didn't like to sing.
(b) She was deaf.
(c) She didn't know the words to any songs.
(d) She lost her voice.

6. How far did Lou Ann's dad have to drive to see her mom?
(a) 3 hours.
(b) 3 1/2 hours.
(c) 2 ½ hours.
(d) 4 hours.

7. Where was Lou Ann's parents wedding held?
(a) Fillmore.
(b) Greencastle.
(c) Muncie.
(d) Montpelier.

8. How many sisters did Lou Ann have?
(a) 1.
(b) 4.
(c) 3.
(d) 2.

9. What test did the doctor use to determine if Lou Ann was deaf?
(a) Used a machine designed to test ability to hear.
(b) Had an audioligist run tests.
(c) Played loud music to see if she would react.
(d) Clapped his hands by her ears.

10. What role did Lou Ann play for her parents?
(a) Interpreter.
(b) Assistant.
(c) Helper.
(d) Coworker.

11. How old was Lou Ann at the start of the book?
(a) 6.
(b) 4.
(c) 7.
(d) 5.

12. How did Lou Ann's family view her new school?
(a) Too far away from them.
(b) With excitement.
(c) High brow and snotty.
(d) Scary.

13. How did Lou Ann feel when attention was on her?
(a) Excited.
(b) Upset.
(c) Shy.
(d) Happy.

14. Where was Lou Ann's first college located?
(a) Bloomfield, Indiana.
(b) Markle, Indiana.
(c) Muncie, Indiana.
(d) Akron, Indiana.

15. What did Lou Ann think her parents were pretending to be when she was 8?
(a) Deaf.
(b) Parents.
(c) Adults.
(d) Handicapped.

Short Answer Questions

1. On what street was the church that Lou Ann's parents were married in?

2. When did Lou Ann's dad propose?

3. How did Lou Ann's father break his nose?

4. How many doses of meningitis medicine was Lou Ann's mom supposed to receive?

5. What was Lou Ann scared of at college?

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