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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. According to Sarah, why is she and Macon in need of whatever comfort they can find?
(a) They don't have any other family.
(b) They have lost a child.
(c) They are getting older and need to rely on one another.
(d) They have both lost their jobs.
2. What is one thing that Macon does NOT schedule?
3. Who has Rose been seeing?
(a) Julian Edge.
(b) Garner Bolt.
(c) No one.
(d) Boyd Dugan.
4. What restaurant do Macon and Sarah agree to meet at for dinner?
(a) Old Cove.
(b) Old Shore.
(c) Old Bay.
(d) Old Dock.
5. At Macon's childhood home, why is his typing interrupted?
(a) Someone is yelling to call off his dog.
(b) Someone is knocking on the door.
(c) Rose is calling to help in the kitchen.
(d) The phone is ringing.
Short Answer Questions
1. How does Sarah greet Macon at the restaurant?
2. Why does Macon call the small, expensive grocery store?
3. What is Macon wearing on the drive back from their vacation?
4. What is Macon's system of washing dishes?
5. What does Edward do when Muriel arrives for Edward's first lesson?
Short Essay Questions
1. What have Macon and Sarah gone through over the past year?
2. What is Muriel's response to her mother's revelations about her and what does she give Macon?
3. At Rose's and Julian's wedding, why is Macon worried that he's attracted to women like his mother?
4. Describe Macon's siblings and their current lifestyle.
5. In Chapter 8, what are Macon and his siblings perceptions of Edward's training?
6. Why does Macon call Muriel in Chapter 19 and what is her response?
7. Why does Macon keep Edward, and what does he agree to?
8. In Chapter 12, Macon begins to spend a lot of time with Muriel. What is Rose's response to his absence from home and why is it significant?
9. Why does Muriel give Macon a calendar?
10. According to Macon, when did his grandfather's mind begin to wander?
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