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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 business has made McQuaid so successful after the war?
(a) The stock market.
(b) Farming potatos.
(c) The cattle business.
(d) The used car business.
2. Where is the wedding reception located?
(a) The post office.
(b) Rose's family home.
(c) Great Meadow.
(d) The courthouse.
3. What does McQuaid drink instead of the tea the girls make?
4. What two things does McQuaid compliment as he sits with Moran?
(a) The girls and the meal.
(b) The house and the curtains.
(c) Moran and the weather.
(d) The beverages and the furniture.
5. Why does Rose stop going to the post office?
(a) She gives up on the idea of becoming a mail carrier.
(b) She stops receiving mail so there is no reason to go.
(c) She decides if Moran wants to see her, he will come to her.
(d) She can't leave her father alone in the house.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Moran praise McQuaid for?
2. What seems to be foreshadowed about Moran's health in the first few paragraphs of the book?
3. Other than love, what is a possible reason for Rose to marry Moran?
4. What is the relationship between Rose and Moran?
5. After not seeing Rose at the post office, what does Moran do?
Short Essay Questions
1. In Section 1, what seems to foreshadow a change of power between the family members?
2. Why is it important that Moran's aging and increasing weakness is foreshadowed in Section 1 of the book?
3. Name one way in that Moran and Rose are very different.
4. Why does Moran speak so highly about the war?
5. How does Moran feel about marrying Rose?
6. Why do the Moran's daughters come home to Great Meadow?
7. Why do the girls try so desperately to move Moran's attention away from Luke?
8. What is the girls' plan for making their father feel better?
9. What is the importance of the ritual of the Rosary?
10. Describe the relationship between Rose and Moran's children.
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