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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What often happened in the Hoover house that Lonnie did not know about?
(a) Tiny Fran burned the dinner three nights a week.
(b) Burr visited Tiny Fran.
(c) The way Tiny Fran smacked around and treated Frances.
(d) Frances was having an affair in his house.
2. What does Ruby wish she could change?
(a) Her diagnosis and the way she handled Jack that day.
(b) Her name.
(c) Her whole life.
(d) Her marriage.
3. Why did Burr agree to marry Tiny Fran?
(a) Burr loved Tiny Fran.
(b) He wanted the land Lonnie offered in exchange for marrying her.
(c) He was lonely.
(d) Lonnie threatened to kill him if he didn't.
4. What did Jack do with his gun?
(a) Showed it to little kids.
(b) Used it for target practice.
(c) Killed John.
5. Initially, how did Ruby perceive John Woodrow?
(a) Old and decrepit.
(c) Handsome and romantic, like a movie star.
6. Who is the narrator of Chapter 2?
7. What did Jack do when his father died?
(a) Yelled at God.
(b) Yelled at Lonnie.
(c) Took a nap.
(d) Walked away.
8. How important was land to Jack?
(a) He was ambivalent.
(b) Not at all.
(c) Very important.
(d) He didn't know.
9. Who showed Ruby how to smoke?
(b) John Woodrow.
(c) Tiny Fran.
10. As a young woman, what was Ruby's most prized possession?
(a) Her cat.
(b) Fancy lingerie.
(c) A diamond necklace.
(d) Her car.
11. Who was Ruby's first husband?
(a) John Woodrow.
(b) Lonnie Hoover.
(c) Jack Stokes.
12. Who gave Jack a gun?
(a) Tiny Fran.
13. What was the first thing Jack ever said to Ruby?
(a) To watch out for Tiny Fran.
(b) He hated her husband.
(c) She was hot.
(d) She shouldn't smoke.
14. Who is the first woman Jack ever really loved?
(d) Tiny Fran.
15. What did Jack like about Ruby when he first met her?
(a) She wasn't flirty with him; they had a real conversation.
(b) She was short.
(c) She smelled nice.
(d) She smoked.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why did Lonnie want Tiny Fran to get married?
2. After finding her husband with another woman, what did Ruby do?
3. Before John, what was the worst thing to happen to Ruby?
4. Why did Frances want Ruby to serve at Tiny Fran's wedding?
5. Who else did Jack love?
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