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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. After finding her husband with another woman, what did Ruby do?
(a) Attacked her husband.
(b) Filed for divorce.
(c) Bought a pistol.
(d) Freaked out.
2. What was Jack's father like?
3. What does Ruby do for Jack before she dies?
(a) Fills the deep freezer with food.
(b) Makes the bed.
(c) Does his laundry.
(d) Drinks with him.
4. Why did Lonnie ask Burr to marry Tiny Fran?
(a) No one else would ask her.
(b) Burr loved Tiny Fran.
(c) Tiny Fran was pregnant.
(d) Tiny Fran had her eye on Burr.
5. How old was Jack when his mother died?
6. How much older than Ruby was Jack?
(a) One year.
(b) They were the same age.
(c) Fifty years.
(d) Twenty years.
7. What is Ruby's dying request?
(a) A good meal.
(b) A cigarette.
(c) A hot shower.
(d) A kiss.
8. Why was Ruby told to clean the Hoover house so thoroughly?
(a) Mrs. Hoover was anal retentive.
(b) The governor was coming to dinner.
(c) It was filthy.
(d) In preparation for Tiny Fran's wedding.
9. What did Burr truly think of Tiny Fran?
(a) She was the love of his life.
(b) She was promiscuous.
(c) She was ugly.
(d) She was beautiful.
10. How does Jack feel about Ruby after she has passed?
(a) He is glad she is gone.
(b) He doesn't know she's dead.
(c) He loves and misses her.
(d) He is indifferent.
11. What did Jack admire about Ruby?
(a) Her hair.
(b) Her hands.
(c) Her meaness.
(d) Her ability to overcome her first marriage.
12. How does Ruby react to Jack's thoughts on her diagnosis?
(a) She laughs.
(b) She leaves the room.
(c) She is indifferent.
(d) She cries and yells at him.
13. Who is the first woman Jack ever really loved?
(c) Tiny Fran.
14. After finally having enough of John, what did Ruby do?
(a) Bought a pistol.
(b) Beat up John.
(c) Ran away.
(d) Got a divorce.
15. Where did Jack first see Ruby?
(a) Under a pecan tree at the Hoover's.
(b) In the barn.
(c) At the movies.
(d) In her house.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why did Burr agree to marry Tiny Fran?
2. Who interrupted Jack and Ruby's first conversation?
3. Before they were married, what did Ruby tell Jack she wanted him to do?
4. Where did Ruby and John finally land?
5. When they first met, what did Jack tell Ruby about her husband?
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