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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 does the enormity of Lizzy's death hit Howard?
(a) While doing his farmwork.
(b) While tucking his daughters in at night.
(c) In front of her coffin.
(d) In the middle of the night.
2. Who does Howard find to watch the girls while he goes to visit Alice in jail?
(a) Principal Henskin.
(c) Miss Bowman.
(d) Mrs. Sarver.
3. Where does Alice work?
(a) Blackwell Elementary.
(b) The Gap.
(d) Racine Medical Center.
4. Alice sees herself as ____________________.
(a) The best she can be.
(b) History's worst villain.
(c) Slightly flawed.
(d) A work in progress.
5. Why had Alice had a confrontation with Mrs. Mackessy?
(a) She did not vote for the school levy.
(b) She said derogatory things about Claire.
(c) She sent her son to school when he was very ill.
(d) She hit her car in the parking lot.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Howard think about while waiting to see Alice in jail?
2. What does Howard warn Alice not to do in church?
3. Alice wishes that Howard could _____________________.
4. Who are Alice's daughters?
5. What is Theresa's last name?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does the author use foreshadowing by introducing Robbie Mackessy's mother in the hospital lounge scene?
2. Why does Alice compare herself to Mr. Rochester's mad wife in JANE EYRE?
3. Describe the behavior of Howard and Alice in the church for Lizzy's funeral.
4. What advice does Rafferty give Alice and what does Howard worry about, given Alice's history?
5. What is the importance of Alice's mother recording Laura Ingalls Wilder's LITTLE HOUSE IN THE BIG WOODS?
6. Describe how Howard's life has changed due to harassing phone calls and reporters.
7. On what does Howard base the entirety of his legal knowledge?
8. What is Alice's only demand on Howard when she goes to jail?
9. How does the author show that Alice's thoughts on religion are still very elementary?
10. What is revealed about Alice and Howard's religious beliefs?
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