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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 has Patricia just finished?
(a) A novel.
(b) Law school.
(c) Filming a movie.
(d) Veterinary school.
2. Which color does Ruby say is "the color of memory"?
3. What does Lucy-Vida confess to Ruby?
(a) She snuck a glass of champagne.
(b) She is pregnant.
(c) She stole the dress she's wearing.
(d) She misses Auntie Babs.
4. Who wakes Ruby the night of the fire?
5. Where does Ruby hide after taking the bottle of pills?
(a) The bathtub.
(b) Her mother's closet.
(c) The airing cupboard.
(d) Her bed.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who has been staying with Bunty while Ruby makes her way home in Chapter Thirteen?
2. With whom do the Lennoxes stay right after the fire?
3. How many children do Ruby and Gian-Carlo have?
4. What is the name of Bunty's boyfriend?
5. What do George and Bunty get Ted and Sandra as a wedding gift?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Tom laugh when his hand is blown off?
2. Why does Bunty abandon the ironing so suddenly the night of the fire?
3. How does Ruby discover she had a twin sister?
4. What does Bunty come into the shop with at the beginning of Chapter Ten?
5. What prompts Ruby's decision to leave Gian-Carlo?
6. What is different about the birthday party Ruby has in Chapter Eight?
7. Why does Tom usually visit his sisters without his wife?
8. How does Ruby find her mother when she returns to York in 1992?
9. What does Ruby do for a living?
10. Describe Patricia's "new" life.
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