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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. In Chapter 11, what did a woman in the supermarket say to Duke in 1979, which led her to lose forty pounds?
(a) She asked if Duke needed help walking.
(b) She asked when Duke's baby was due.
(c) She told Duke she could not see past her.
(d) She called her too fat for the aisles.
2. What did Duke do in Chapter 13 when John Ross made advances towards her in the hotel room?
(a) Called the police.
(b) Threw up on him.
(c) Smacked him in the face.
(d) Ran out the door.
3. What has Ray not done ever since his father died?
(a) Flew on an airplane.
(b) Smoked cigarettes.
(c) Taken drugs.
(d) Consumed alcohol.
4. Who was the principal earner in the Ross household?
(a) Ethel Ross.
(b) Mrs. Duke.
(d) John Ross.
5. What happened to Duke's hair when she got too old to wear braids?
(a) The Rosses cut it.
(b) She wore it down.
(c) The Rosses gave her a body wave.
(d) She dyed it blond.
Short Answer Questions
1. What was the next stage role the Rosses found for Duke after The Miracle Worker?
2. What night of the year was it when Duke's sister went out with a man and her mother attacked herself?
3. Who did Duke get to meet through her work with the Muscular Dystrophy Association in Chapter 14?
4. What has Duke descended from a very long line of?
5. What, cinematically, was there a lack of in The Miracle Worker film?
Short Essay Questions
1. In what way does Duke believe she was well trained by the Rosses?
2. How was it that Duke did not see the movies she appeared in until many years later?
3. What was Duke most anxious about, causing her to go into psychotherapy for years?
4. Why did Duke feel so close to Jean Byron, the actress who played Duke's mother on The Patty Duke Show?
5. How was the Ross's dog, Bambi, treated?
6. While onstage during The Miracle Worker in Chapter 9, what did actor Thorin Thatcher do when he forgot his lines?
7. What did Duke find herself praying for in Chapter 6?
8. How did the Rosses ease The Miracle Worker's producers' fears that Duke would grow tall too quickly to fit into the role for long?
9. Where did Duke's passion for acting begin?
10. How did Duke act at Annie Bancraft's final performance in The Miracle Worker?
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