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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who does Morwenna write a poem for in the nationwide poetry contest which is held at her school?
(a) Harriet.
(b) Deirdre.
(c) Liz.
(d) Janine.

2. Where does Morwenna flee from in 1979?
(a) South Wales.
(b) London.
(c) Cardiff.
(d) South Scotland.

3. Where was the author Ursula Le Guin born and raised?
(a) Berkeley, California.
(b) Coeur d' Alene, Idaho.
(c) Casper, Wyoming.
(d) Reno, Nevada.

4. Who is Morwenna's maternal grandfather?
(a) Pappy.
(b) Grampar.
(c) Hugh.
(d) Grandpa Sam.

5. What relative of Morwenna's "disgraced herself by marrying a Catholic"?
(a) Auntie Olwen.
(b) Auntie Maudie.
(c) Auntie Gertrude.
(d) Auntie Teg.

6. What must Morwenna have in order to get a card at the town library?
(a) Five pounds.
(b) An interest in books.
(c) A drivers license.
(d) A note signed by the school and a parent.

7. Morwenna steps outside the story early in the novel to inform the reader that he or she should read the book as a memoir written by whom?
(a) A prestigious clergyman.
(b) A child.
(c) An unreliable and disreputable person.
(d) A drunkard.

8. Who does Morwenna not receive a permission slip from in time to leave the school and attend the library's book club after she first decides to join?
(a) Daniel.
(b) Uncle Clem.
(c) Miss Carroll.
(d) Liz.

9. Who does Sam encourage Morwenna to read?
(a) Aristotle.
(b) Plato.
(c) Shakespeare.
(d) Huxley.

10. What relative of Morwenna's does she say was disgraced for being a lesbian?
(a) Auntie Maudie.
(b) Auntie Olwen.
(c) Auntie Gertrude.
(d) Auntie Teg.

11. Morwenna writes to Auntie Teg to ask her advice about how what are sized in the novel?
(a) Car engines.
(b) Bras.
(c) Maternity clothes.
(d) Plumbing fixtures.

12. Morwenna treasures the photograph her mother sends her when she arrives at boarding school because it gives her an image of whom to cherish?
(a) Her father.
(b) Uncle Clem.
(c) Her mother.
(d) Mor.

13. Who does Morwenna see in the procession of the dead during the ritual she performs alongside Glorfindel?
(a) Miss Carroll.
(b) Mor.
(c) Daniel.
(d) Aunt Flossie.

14. Morwenna named the fairy Glorfindel after a character in what novels?
(a) The Lord of the Rings.
(b) The Hardy Boys.
(c) The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy.
(d) Foundation.

15. Where does Daniel take Morwenna to meet Sam during the school break?
(a) Bristol.
(b) South Wales.
(c) Cardiff.
(d) London.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is the name of Morwenna's father?

2. What does Morwenna go to burn in a bonfire in the countryside in the third section of the novel?

3. Morwenna spends a journal entry explaining that she is mad at whom about her sister's death?

4. When was Robert Anson Heinlein born?

5. What is the name of the prestigious boarding school Morwenna attends?

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