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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What day is it when Chapter 2, Part 1 opens?
(a) Memorial Day
(b) Christmas Day
(c) New Year's Day
(d) Labor Day

2. What is Al Grecco bringing with him?
(a) His wife and kids
(b) Clothes for an extended stay
(c) His will
(d) A case of champagne

3. How could the late-1920s be characterized for Gibbsville?
(a) Depression
(b) High prosperity
(c) High growth
(d) Not a boom time

4. Who is Al Grecco's boss?
(a) Julian English
(b) Ross Campbell
(c) Lute Fliegler
(d) Ed Charney

5. Who does Al see as he drives past the country club?
(a) Julian and Caroline
(b) Julian and Irma
(c) Caroline and Irma
(d) Ed and Caroline

6. In what room are the characters sitting?
(a) Dining Room
(b) Library
(c) Smoking Room
(d) Billiards Room

7. Who is Lute's boss?
(a) Julian English
(b) Ross Campbell
(c) Ed Charney
(d) Johnson Hall

8. What do most people drink during this Prohibition Era?
(a) Coffee
(b) Vodka
(c) Coca-Cola
(d) Rye and ginger ale

9. From what disease is William English's father assumed to have suffered?
(a) Diabetes
(b) Alcoholism
(c) Heart disease
(d) Cancer

10. What is Lute's occupation?
(a) Cadillac salesman
(b) Plumber
(c) Mine worker
(d) Electrician

11. Julian's parents are critical of _________________.
(a) The Democrats
(b) Julian
(c) The president
(d) The IRS

12. In what city do Lute and Irma live?
(a) Gibbsville
(b) Greenville
(c) Hawkinsville
(d) Gibsonville

13. What did Julian get Caroline for Christmas?
(a) Vacation home
(b) Mink Coat
(c) Cadillac
(d) Expensive bracelet

14. How could the late-1920s be characterized for America?
(a) Depression
(b) Recession
(c) High inflation
(d) Boom time

15. What does Irma think as she looks out the window?
(a) How much she loves her husband
(b) How she wants to talk to her mother
(c) How she can't wait until the kids get up
(d) How much she hates the Jewish family across the street

Short Answer Questions

1. In what year does this story currently take place?

2. What was the profession of William English's father?

3. To what does Irma look forward to next year?

4. In what year does the story begin?

5. After the strike it was too much trouble to ____________________.

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