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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. In response, Grandma plays matchmaker and hosts a dinner with Arnold Green and who?
(a) Mary Alice.
(c) The English teacher Miss Butler.
2. Royce and Mary Alice awkwardly meet, and there is obvious _________.
3. Also surprising, they go out and do what?
(a) Buy a Christmas tree.
(b) Make a wreath out of fallen fir tree branches.
(c) Cut down a fir tree to act as a Christmas tree.
(d) Help out at a soup kitchen.
4. How do the girls react to Royce McNabb, the new boy at school?
(a) They tease him.
(b) They ignore him.
(c) They all swoon, including Mary Alice.
(d) They are cautious around him.
5. What are used to cover up the human scent in order to confuse these animals?
(a) The rubber waders and walnut shells.
(b) The rubber waders and the corn.
(c) The rubber waders and the pumpkins.
(d) The rubber waders and the pecans.
Short Answer Questions
1. By this time, Mary Alice has made a friend, _______________, and is on better terms with several girls.
2. How does Grandma know the child is a Burdick?
3. In a final Christmas surprise, Grandma did what?
4. What are Mary Alice and Grandma helping each other do when a man with a strange accent comes calling in April?
5. Mrs. Weidenbach has come to Grandma because of what?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is Grandma's final surprise for Mary Alice? What does this reinforce about Grandma?
2. Why does Grandma change her mind regarding Mrs. Weidenbach's request?
3. How is Mary Alice's date interrupted? How is this foreshadowed?
4. How does Grandma initially respond to Mrs. Weidenbach's request? Why?
5. What is learned about Mrs. Weidenbach? How is this significant?
6. How is Carleen Lovejoy like Mildred Burdick?
7. How does Mary Alice finally take a chance and ask Royce over to visit? How does Grandma feel about this? Why?
8. Who is the strange man who comes calling? Why?
9. What is one way that Grandma surprises Mary Alice during this holiday season? How is this important?
10. What does Bootsie bring back to Mary Alice? Why might he do this?
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