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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What do Taylor and Esteban throw when they make a wish late in the novel?
(a) Flower petals.
(b) A penny.
(c) A bead.
(d) A good luck charm.
2. What happened to Scotty?
(a) He died tragically.
(b) He committed murder.
(c) He made a lot of money and moved away.
(d) He killed himself.
3. In Chapter 11, Lou Ann receives a package. Who is it from?
(a) Edna Poppy.
(b) Mrs. Parsons.
(d) Lee Sing.
4. What does Turtle say as she points to the plants in the garden?
5. What animal is making the sound that the characters hear in Chapter 12?
6. How does Lou Ann interpret travel?
(a) A trip somewhere exotic.
(b) As an extended stay.
(c) A trip home.
(d) As the journey of life.
7. What did Edna Poppy his the "bad man" with?
(a) Her purse.
(b) Her cane.
(c) A baseball bat.
(d) Her hand.
8. Lou Ann believes that Dwayne Ray will not live to see the year _____.
9. What does Lou Ann believe the old woman gives her when they see each other at the market?
(a) The evil eye.
(b) A curse.
(c) An apple.
(d) A free tarot reading.
10. What did Esperanza use in her attempt to commit suicide?
(a) Baby aspirin.
(c) Cough medicine.
11. What place had Lou Ann avoided since Dwayne Ray was born?
(a) Lee Sing's.
(c) Jesus is Lord Used Tires.
(d) The Adult porn shop.
12. What news does Taylor receive at the beginning of chapter 10?
(a) That Esperanza is fine.
(b) That Esperanza is very sick.
(c) That Turtle is ill.
(d) Mattie will not be coming back.
13. Virgie Mae Parsons points to a flower in Chapter 13. What happens to the flower if it is touched?
(a) It shrivels.
(b) It grows larger.
(c) Other flowers will bloom.
(d) It blossoms.
14. What is Edna sniffing in the market?
(a) Toilet paper.
(d) Paper towels.
15. What is the significance of the day that Mattie, Taylor, Esperanza and Esteban travel in Chapter 12?
(b) The first day of summer.
(c) The beginning of hunting season.
(d) Native American New Year.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who is Cynthia?
2. What was keeping Lou Ann and Taylor awake at night in Chapter 11?
3. What does Taylor have to call Esteban and Esperanza while they travel?
4. In Chapter 13, Mrs. Parsons signals to a flower. When does this flower bloom?
5. How much time does Lou Ann take off work to stay home with Taylor?
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