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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. When Jack first met Ruby, what was he hauling across the yard?
2. On her second day of work at the Hoover house, what did Ruby fear Tiny Fran would associate her with?
(a) The town gossip.
(b) Her husband and the migrants her father had to bail out of jail.
(d) The other migrant women.
3. Who was the best man at Burr's wedding?
4. When Ruby was a child, who really did all the work around the house?
(a) Her mother.
(b) Her father.
(d) Sudie Bee.
5. What did Jack and Ruby used to think about people who babied their pets?
(a) They didn't care.
(b) They were envious.
(c) It made sense.
(d) It was laughable.
6. Who is the only person Tiny Fran ever "loved"?
7. How does Jack's first solo meal turn out?
(a) Raw and awful.
(b) The book doesn't say.
(c) He burns it.
8. Who married Tiny Fran and Burr?
(a) A "civil somebody".
(b) The preacher.
(c) A judge.
(d) A minister.
9. At the end of the story, who does Jack think has visited him in the night?
(a) An angel.
10. Who did Jack blame for the way Roland turned out?
(b) Tiny Fran.
11. Who was supposed to watch the mule while Jack and Ruby were away?
(c) Tiny Fran.
12. Were Jack and Ruby religious?
(a) There is no way to tell.
(d) They weren't sure.
13. Whose inner thoughts is the reader privy to in Chapter 16?
(a) Jack, June, and Burr's.
(b) Cecil and Jack's.
(d) Jack and Ruby's.
14. After Cecil was thrown out of the house, what did Jack have to do to calm down?
(b) Have a drink.
(c) Yell at the TV.
(d) Go for a walk.
15. When did Ruby feel pleased with herself in Chapter 8?
(a) When she sewed.
(b) When her bread rose.
(c) When she hugged Jack.
(d) When she went to sleep at night.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who had to bail the migrant workers out of jail in the middle of the night?
2. Ruby refused to nurse John Woodrow, but who did she say she would if she needed to?
3. Who attended his father's funeral with Burr?
4. After emptying the deep freezer, what does Jack eat?
5. Who killed the mule?
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