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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What did John do that was the last straw for Ruby?
(d) Beat her.
2. Why did John Woodrow call Ruby a profane name?
(a) Because she wouldn't ask her father for money.
(b) She wrecked their car.
(c) She made him look bad.
(d) She called him a jerk.
3. Who is Jack's wife?
(c) Tiny Fran.
4. When they first met, what did Jack tell Ruby about her husband?
(a) He had been in a bar fight.
(b) He smelled bad.
(c) He was a jerk.
(d) He would leave her.
5. What does Jack always mess up?
(b) Showing love.
(c) Saying the right thing.
(d) Picking things up at the grocery store.
6. After finally having enough of John, what did Ruby do?
(a) Bought a pistol.
(b) Got a divorce.
(c) Ran away.
(d) Beat up John.
7. Why did Burr agree to marry Tiny Fran?
(a) Lonnie threatened to kill him if he didn't.
(b) He wanted the land Lonnie offered in exchange for marrying her.
(c) Burr loved Tiny Fran.
(d) He was lonely.
8. What did Mrs. Hoover tell Tiny Fran to do?
(a) Make lunch.
(b) Sit and rest.
(c) Wash her hair.
(d) Help Ruby clean.
9. When recalling her diagnosis, what does Ruby think of?
(a) Her unhappy life.
(b) Her funeral.
(c) Her grandmother's death.
(d) Her father's death.
10. What is Ruby's bad habit?
11. What does Ruby say scares a man?
(a) Having to re-marry.
(b) A sick woman who was once strong.
(c) The thought of cooking for himself.
12. Who gave Jack a gun?
(b) Tiny Fran.
13. On Ruby's first day of work, what did Tiny Fran do that Ruby found appalling?
(a) Vomited on the floor.
(b) Slapped her mother.
(c) Left the house.
(d) Helped Ruby clean.
14. How much older than Ruby was Jack?
(a) One year.
(b) Fifty years.
(c) Twenty years.
(d) They were the same age.
15. What did Jack do with his gun?
(b) Showed it to little kids.
(c) Used it for target practice.
(d) Killed John.
Short Answer Questions
1. What did Burr tell Lonnie he thought of Tiny Fran?
2. What was the first thing Jack ever said to Ruby?
3. How does Ruby die?
4. Why did Lonnie want Tiny Fran to get married?
5. What happened on John and Ruby's wedding night?
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