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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. What is Rose's first impression of Moran after they first meet?
(a) She finds him to be shy and secluded.
(b) She finds him to be loud and borish.
(c) She finds him to be mean and controlling.
(d) She finds him to be intelligent and attentive.
2. Why is growing frail so hard for Moran?
(a) He can no longer work on the farm.
(b) He wants to re-enlist in the IRA.
(c) He is not growing frail at all.
(d) He is used to being in control.
3. Who does Moran speak to about the possibility of introducing another woman into the household?
4. Why does Rose make a habit of joining the evening mail group?
(a) So that she can learn how to be a mail carrier.
(b) So that she has an excuse to leave the house.
(c) To make sure her mail is not lost.
(d) To make conversation with Moran.
5. What is Moran's first name?
Short Answer Questions
1. After the war, what does Moran give to McQuaid?
2. The last true observance of Monaghan Day also marks the end of a relationship between which two characters?
3. Which word best describes how Moran feels about half of his children moving away?
4. How does Moran feel about Monaghan Days of past?
5. What does McQuaid chastise Moran for NOT doing after the war?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why is money a sensitive subject between Moran and McQuaid?
2. Why is it important that Moran's aging and increasing weakness is foreshadowed in Section 1 of the book?
3. What are Moran's feelings about Rose during their post office courtship?
4. Why is Moran angry that more than half his children left Ireland to work in England?
5. What was Rose's first impression of Moran?
6. What is the importance of the ritual of the Rosary?
7. Describe the relationship between Rose and Moran's children.
8. Explain Rose's role in the Moran family.
9. What makes the girls tense when Moran and McQuaid are talking?
10. Describe the relationship between Moran and McQuaid.
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