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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Where did Mattie get her purple beans?
(a) From Lee Sing's shop.
(b) From the Chinese woman next door.
(c) From Lou Ann.
(d) The convenience store.

2. What does Mattie promise Taylor in Chapter 6?
(a) To show her how to change her oil.
(b) To show her how to fix her ignition.
(c) To show her how to do a tune-up.
(d) To show her how to fix her transmission.

3. What does Taylor reassure Lou Ann of in Chapter 7?
(a) That she is attractive.
(b) That Angel will come back.
(c) That things will get better.
(d) That she will be a good mother.

4. Why does Granny Logan want to baptize Dwayne Ray in specific water?
(a) Because the water is from a religious journey.
(b) Because Lou Ann was baptized in the same water.
(c) Because the water has been blessed.
(d) Because Granny Logan believes the water has magical powers.

5. In Chapter 4, Lou Ann gets spooked when she notices the baptism water. What past event does this remind her of?
(a) When she found her late father's garden gloves.
(b) When Dwayne Ray's horoscope predicted death.
(c) When she noticed Angel's things were missing.
(d) When she thought that she had seen a ghost.

6. What is the problem with Taylor's car?
(a) The transmission has blown.
(b) The oil needs to be changed.
(c) The car has run out of gas.
(d) The car has two flat tires.

7. How many days does Taylor work at the Burger Derby?
(a) 5 days.
(b) 2 weeks.
(c) 6 days.
(d) One week.

8. What did Angel have to give up before his car accident?
(a) Bull Fighting.
(b) Kentucky Derby Racing.
(c) Rodeo Riding.
(d) Ballroom Dancing.

9. What type of shop is next door to Jesus is Lord Used Tires?
(a) A Coffee Shop.
(b) A Bakery.
(c) Adult Porn Shop.
(d) A Beer Distributer.

10. Taylor's teacher, Hughes Walter, helped her get her first job. What subject did he teach?
(a) Math.
(b) English.
(c) Science.
(d) History.

11. Who does Taylor have romantic feelings toward?
(a) Newt.
(b) Angel.
(c) Esteban.
(d) Harland.

12. Who came up with the name "Jesus is Lord Used Tires"?
(a) Mattie's late husband.
(b) Mattie's grandfather.
(c) Mattie.
(d) A group of Mexican kids.

13. What type of car does Taylor buy after she decides to leave home?
(a) Volkswagon bug.
(b) Chevy.
(c) Ford pickup truck.
(d) Volkswagon jetta.

14. What is Edna's annoying habit?
(a) Chewing with her mouth open.
(b) Twirling her hair.
(c) Picking her nose.
(d) Looking past people when speaking to them.

15. For whom was Roosevelt Park named?
(a) Delano.
(b) Eleanor.
(c) Franklin.
(d) Theodore.

Short Answer Questions

1. What was Esteban's profession before coming to the United States?

2. How does Lou Ann wave to her mother and grandmother?

3. What is the name of Lou Ann's cat?

4. From where does the baptism water come?

5. What makes Lou Ann's heart lurch?

(see the answer keys)

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