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Anne Moody
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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. Where does Raymond head to find work?
(a) New York
(b) Texas
(c) Arizona
(d) California

2. What does Essie get chosen to be in this chapter?
(a) Homecoming Queen
(b) Head girl
(c) Captain of the basketball team
(d) School monitor

3. Who beats up Jerry?
(a) The sheriff
(b) Anne
(c) Raymond
(d) The Ku Klux Klan

4. Who do the blacks claim the fire was meant to scare?
(a) The Ku Klux Clan
(b) The white man next door
(c) The black community
(d) The sheriff

5. Who does Raymond bring to live with them?
(a) Jack
(b) James
(c) Miss Pearl
(d) Davis

Short Answer Questions

1. What kind of animal does Raymond buy?

2. With whom does the Guild try and catch the sheriff?

3. What is the name of Mrs. Burke's son?

4. What are the chickens attached to as they go past?

5. What kind of job does Anne get in Baton Rouge in this chapter?

Short Essay Questions

1. How does the family earn enough money for new school clothes?

2. What are Essie Mae's initial fears about working in the cotton fields?

3. Describe Anne's routine in Chapter 13.

4. What rumors spread about who started the fire in Chapter 11?

5. How does Essie Mae's father cause the family problems?

6. Describe Anne's life when she arrives back in Centreville.

7. How does Essie's family afford to buy her a new dress as Homecoming Queen in Chapter 8?

8. Describe the working conditions at the chicken factory.

9. Why does Mama need Raymond?

10. Why does Essie Mae like the house in Chapter 3 the best?

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