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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. To everyone's surprise, Mary Alice is chosen to play what part?
(a) The Virgin Mary.
(b) The main speaker.
(c) The lead dancer.
(d) An angel.

2. DAR is having its annual gathering to celebrate what?
(a) Armistice Day.
(b) The creation of the NRA.
(c) The founding of the town.
(d) George Washington's birthday.

3. How is the crowd shocked?
(a) Mary Alice is in one of her new dresses.
(b) An actual baby is in the manger.
(c) Mildred is standing there with her baby.
(d) Carleen is not wearing anything.

4. As a last surprise prior to the program, Grandma presents Mary Alice with what?
(a) A new pair of earrings.
(b) A toy crown.
(c) A case of makeup.
(d) A halo she made from tin cans.

5. How is public opinion affected by changes in Arnold's behavior to impress the woman Grandma introduced to him?
(a) Public opinion shifts against Maxine and for Arnold.
(b) Public opinion shifts for Maxine and away from Arnold.
(c) Public opinion shifts against Royce and for Arnold.
(d) Public opinion shifts against Grandma and for Arnold.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who turns out to be Mrs. Weidenbach's long-lost sistert?

2. Why is the answer to number 113 a problem?

3. Mrs. Weidenbach is the wife of the ___________, and is the leader of the local chapter of the DAR.

4. Grandma also has a vial of ________ to attract the animals.

5. Royce and Mary Alice awkwardly meet, and there is obvious _________.

Short Essay Questions

1. What is Grandma's final surprise for Mary Alice? What does this reinforce about Grandma?

2. How do the girls react when a new boy enrolls in school? How does Mary Alice act? Why might she act this way?

3. How has Mary Alice's relationship with the other girls changed? In what ways has it stayed the same?

4. Why is this man in town? What does Grandma think of this?

5. What does Grandma do to pay the bills and survive during the Great Depression? How is this foreshadowed?

6. Why does Mrs. Weidenbach ask for Grandma's help? Why is this surprising?

7. How is Mary Alice's date interrupted? How is this foreshadowed?

8. How does Mary Alice finally take a chance and ask Royce over to visit? How does Grandma feel about this? Why?

9. Why might the townspeople act this way toward this strange man?

10. What is one way that Grandma surprises Mary Alice during this holiday season? How is this important?

(see the answer keys)

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