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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. From whom did Joan get the wobbly kitchen table in the cottage?
(b) Her mother.
(c) Her grandmother.
(d) Joshua Cahoon.
2. How did the seals respond when Joan dove into the ocean?
(a) They swam alongside her.
(b) They attacked her.
(c) They ignored her.
(d) They swam away from her.
3. Where was Joan's husband sent to live at age twelve?
(a) An orphanage.
(b) An Episcopalian boarding school.
(c) A boarding school in England.
(d) His grandparents' home in Kentucky.
4. How did Joan Erickson keep herself strong and healthy?
(a) She walked a couple of miles every day.
(b) She took vitamins every day.
(c) She swam a lot.
(d) She was a vegetarian.
5. Who told Joan she had everything she wanted for Christmas?
(a) Her children.
(b) Her husband.
(c) A bearded customer who looked like Santa Claus.
(d) Her boss at the fish market.
Short Answer Questions
1. How old was Joan Erickson when Joan met her?
2. What career loss did Joan suffer at the beginning of Chapter 9, Fogged In?
3. What color was the inside of Nickerson's Fish Market painted?
4. How did Joan's husband see his primary role in their marriage?
5. What did Joan think her role in her marriage would be?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why did Joan and her husband decide to separate?
2. What was ironic about how Joan felt once her husband drove away from their house on the day they separated?
3. In Chapter 7, Silent Seas, Silent Nights, why did Joan mentally compare her marriage to several boats which had gotten frozen in place in the harbor?
4. How did Joshua Cahoon differ from Joan's husband?
5. How did Joan's winter days and nights with her husband and children compare to her winter on Cape Cod?
6. Where did Joan and her husband meet, and how did Joan's in-laws feel about the couple's relationship?
7. In Chapter 9, Fogged In, how did Joan become estranged from her brother?
8. What was Joan's day with the seals like?
9. In Chapter 6, Waves of Truth, why did Joan get angry at the fish market customer who looked like Santa Claus?
10. In Chapter 9, Fogged In, how did Joan compare women to fog?
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