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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. What is Jerry accused of doing?
(a) Drinking in a whiteman's bar
(b) Sleeping with white women
(c) Making obscene phone calls
(d) Exposing himself

2. What kind of shop does Mrs. Hunt own?
(a) A ladies shop
(b) A food store
(c) A music store
(d) A gentlemen tailors

3. What are the chickens attached to as they go past?
(a) String
(b) Crosses
(c) Hooks
(d) Nails

4. The boys say the pond is full of _______________.
(a) Snakes
(b) Urine
(c) Blood
(d) Cow dung

5. Who does Mama marry in this chapter?
(a) Daddy
(b) Mr. Jenkins
(c) Ed
(d) Raymond

Short Answer Questions

1. Where does Anne find work in this chapter?

2. What does the family not have enough money to buy?

3. Who does Anne begin to work for in this chapter?

4. What does Anne have enough money to buy when she arrives home?

5. What does Essie's father spend his free time doing?

Short Essay Questions

1. Why does Essie Mae's mother think the house is dangerous in Chapter 2?

2. In what way is Linda kind to Essie in Chapter 7?

3. Describe the working conditions at the chicken factory.

4. Describe Anne's routine in Chapter 13.

5. How does Essie get her name changed in Chapter 9?

6. Why is Anne disgusted with the work at the chicken factory?

7. In what way is life getting better for Essie and her family in Chapter 4?

8. What does Essie Mae think of the Centreville Bapist Church?

9. Why does Raymond have to stop farming in Chapter 6?

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

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