1. How old is the narrator?
2. What has broken the narrator and her mother?
(a) The narrator's college tuition.
(b) The narrator's train ticket.
(c) Their rent.
(d) Their utility bills.
3. What is the year?
4. The narrator tells the reader that her father lost his job and her brother Joey has joined __________.
(a) The Civilian Conservation Corps.
(b) The military.
(c) A union.
(d) A gang.
5. Until the family recovers financially, the narrator will have to live with ________________ in an unnamed town.
(a) Grandma Dowdel.
(b) Grandma Smith.
(c) Aunt Suzie.
(d) Uncle Harold.
6. The narrator, Mary Alice, gets off the train, and, beyond a few clothes, her only possessions are her cat ____________ and her radio.
7. How does Grandma react to Mary Alice's arrival?
(a) She completely ignores her.
(b) She gives her a huge hug.
(c) She offers no hug or greeting and moans about having to take in her granddaughter.
(d) She begins to cry and tells her how much she has missed her.
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