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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Were Jack and Ruby religious?
(b) They weren't sure.
(c) There is no way to tell.
2. What did Burr bury with his father?
(a) A toy Buick.
(b) His favorite hanky.
(c) His wedding ring.
3. Who had to bail the migrant workers out of jail in the middle of the night?
(d) John Woodrow.
4. How does Jack's first solo meal turn out?
(a) The book doesn't say.
(b) Raw and awful.
(d) He burns it.
5. What did Ruby lie to Jack about when they first met?
(a) Her family history.
(b) Her name.
(c) The fact that she was married.
(d) That she was traveling with the migrants doing research.
6. Ruby refused to nurse John Woodrow, but who did she say she would if she needed to?
(a) Her mother.
(d) Tiny Fran.
7. Who has June been worried about running into in town?
(c) Her mother, Tiny Fran.
8. Who is the only person Tiny Fran ever "loved"?
9. When did Ruby feel pleased with herself in Chapter 8?
(a) When she went to sleep at night.
(b) When she hugged Jack.
(c) When she sewed.
(d) When her bread rose.
10. Where did Ruby hide a gun?
(a) Behind the toilet.
(b) On top of the refrigerator.
(c) In a ditch.
(d) In the bottom of her bag where the lingerie had been.
11. As a child, who did Ruby think would always be around to help her around the house?
(a) Her children.
(b) Her mother.
(c) Her husband.
(d) Sudie Bee.
12. Who helps Jack find a housekeeper?
13. Why does Burr think Jack has taken the sheets off the bed?
(a) Jack is sleep walking.
(b) They got ripped.
(c) They are stained.
(d) They are soiled.
14. At the end of the second day, what happens to the housekeeper?
(a) He gets fired.
(b) He quits.
(c) She quits.
(d) She gets fired.
15. What does the housekeeper do on the second day?
(c) Make phone calls.
(d) Bleach Jack's dungarees.
Short Answer Questions
1. After Ruby's death, how does Jack's house become?
2. On her second day of work at the Hoover house, what did Ruby fear Tiny Fran would associate her with?
3. After emptying the deep freezer, what does Jack eat?
4. What did Jack like to do to Cecil?
5. Why did Burr's parents not want to come to his wedding?
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