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

2. What is Mama's profession?
(a) House cleaner.
(b) Nurse.
(c) Waitress.
(d) Seamstress.

3. Narrator, Taylor Greer, was formerly known as:
(a) Marissa.
(b) Mae.
(c) Marietta.
(d) Maria.

4. Mattie attempts to persuade Taylor to work for her but Taylor has a fear of tires. What does Mattie throw into the deal in order to persuade Taylor to work for her?
(a) A new place to live.
(b) Free food.
(c) Two new tires.
(d) Candy for Turtle.

5. Why was Taylor chosen for the job in her hometown?
(a) She was best qualified for the job.
(b) She was the first student to ask.
(c) She promised to do a good job if chosen.
(d) She had been promoted from a previous job.

Short Answer Questions

1. Into which type of container does Granny Logan place Dwayne Ray's baptism water?

2. What do Taylor and Lou Ann drink together as they sit on the couch in Chapter 6?

3. What does Taylor reassure Lou Ann of in Chapter 7?

4. For what is Bobby Bingo's son well known?

5. What does Mattie promise Taylor in Chapter 6?

Short Essay Questions

1. In Chapter 4, Bobby Bingo tells Lou Ann that "Whatever you want the most, it's going to be the worst thing for you." How does Lou Ann feel about this?

2. Describe the relationship between Newt Hardbine and his father.

3. What does Taylor discuss with Esperanza in Chapter 10?

4. Turtle says "Mama" when seeing something in connection with a burial. How does Taylor handle this?

5. On what day do Mattie, Esteban, Esperanza and Taylor take their short trip? Why is this day important? Where are they going?

6. Describe the incident in the garden between Taylor, Lou Ann and Turtle in Chapter 10.

7. Explain why Lou Ann falls for Angel.

8. Describe the contents of the package that Lou Ann receives from Angel. What does Lou Ann think of this package?

9. What does Lou Ann believe to be Turtle's given name? Why?

10. Is Taylor an independent person? Explain.

(see the answer keys)

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