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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 the name of the farm that Moran and Rose live on?
(a) Rolling Meadows.
(b) Rolling Hills.
(c) Great Meadow.
(d) Great Hills.
2. What topic threatens to sour the mood of Moran?
(c) The Republic of Ireland.
(d) The war.
3. What term is used to describe the rumors floating around about Moran?
(a) "Eloborate tales".
(b) "Dark mutterings".
(c) "Hushed secrets".
(d) "False assumptions".
4. McQuaid arrives to Great Meadow in the evening because he was doing what?
(a) Visiting other friends along the way.
(b) Working on his car.
(c) Selling his winter livestock.
(d) Saying goodbye to his family.
5. Despite having less money and worldly possessions; what makes Moran feel superior to McQuaid?
(a) Moran's heroics during the war.
(b) Moran feels that McQuaid is superior.
(c) Moran's devotion to his family.
(d) Moran's home and farm: Great Meadow.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is Rose's first impression of Moran after they first meet?
2. The last true observance of Monaghan Day also marks the end of a relationship between which two characters?
3. After not seeing Rose at the post office, what does Moran do?
4. What does McQuaid drink instead of the tea the girls make?
5. Why does Rose make a habit of joining the evening mail group?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Rose stop going to the evening mail group?
2. Describe the relationship between Moran and McQuaid.
3. What was Rose's first impression of Moran?
4. Why is money a sensitive subject between Moran and McQuaid?
5. Describe the relationship between Rose and Moran's children.
6. Why is Moran ill tempered at the beginning of Section 2?
7. What does McQuaid mean when he says, "Some people can not bear to come in second"?
8. What is the importance of the ritual of the Rosary?
9. Name one way in that Moran and Rose are very different.
10. Why is it important that Moran's aging and increasing weakness is foreshadowed in Section 1 of the book?
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