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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. What strong women inspired Joan to think that she could find a way to replace her broken appliance?
(a) Her mother-in-law and daughters-in-law.
(b) Joan Erickson and Hazel.
(c) Her mother, grandmother, and aunt.
(d) The wives of the Cape Cod fishermen.
2. How much money did it cost to replace Joan's broken appliance?
(a) Five hundred dollars.
(b) Fifteen hundred dollars.
(c) Twelve hundred dollars.
(d) A thousand dollars.
3. What action made the clams spit, i.e. make holes in the sand that revealed where they were?
(a) Singing loudly to scare the clams.
(b) Pouring water on the sand.
(c) Putting raw hamburger on the sand as clam bait.
(d) Stomping around on the sand.
4. What did Joan think the task of an unfinished woman was?
(a) To acknowledge her life as a work in progress.
(b) To become finished.
(c) To become artistic.
(d) To stop living for others.
5. What did the sign in front of the Methodist Church make Joan wonder about herself?
(a) If she needed to treat others more nicely.
(b) If she had been indifferent about her life and her marriage.
(c) If she needed to love more.
(d) If she needed to forgive more.
Short Answer Questions
1. As Joan let sand flow through her fingers in Chapter 15, Wild and Salty, what did the sand symbolize to her?
2. What did Hazel cook Joan for breakfast?
3. On what did men sit while drinking coffee outside the general store?
4. What did Joan fear losing if she reunited with her husband?
5. How much did a license for clamming cost Joan?
Short Essay Questions
1. How did Joan ultimately earn the money to fix her broken hot water heater?
2. What truths about her life were revealed to Joan during her trip to the seal island in Chapter 15, Wild and Salty?
3. Who did Joan ask for money to replace her broken hot water heater, and what was his response?
4. How did the friendship between Joan Anderson and Joan Erikson develop in Chapter 10, Seal Woman?
5. What was ironic about how Joan felt once she arrived on the seal island in Chapter 15, Wild and Salty?
6. How did a sign in front of the Methodist Church make Joan reflect upon her marriage?
7. In Chapter 12, Low Tide, how did reflecting upon the women in her family inspire Joan?
8. How did Joan's family spend Memorial Day weekend in Chapter 13, Treading Water, and how did Joan make this holiday different than previous holidays?
9. How did Joan's acceptance of her body change in Chapter 15, Wild and Salty?
10. To where did Joan ride her bike in Chapter 14, Safe Harbor, and how did she like the experience?
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