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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. How does Ursa find out about her period when she is young?
(a) Her mother warns her about it.
(b) She sees May Alice bleeding.
(c) She sees bloody sheets and her mother tells her about it.
(d) She gets her period at an early age.
2. When May Alice's mother gets her test results back from the doctor's, what does she do to May Alice?
(a) Slaps her.
(b) Hugs her.
(c) Cries with her.
(d) Takes her to boarding school.
3. How old was the Melrose girl who committed suicide?
(a) In her thirties.
(b) In her twenties.
(c) In her forties.
(d) A teenager.
4. What does Ursa's mother do that Ursa wants her to stop doing?
(a) Canning things for people.
(b) Hiding secrets from her.
(c) Working for a white woman.
(d) Living alone.
5. What does Ursa bring her mother when she comes to visit her?
6. When Ursa is young, who taunts her from outside her house when Ursa will not let them in?
7. What does Ursa's mother say Mr. Floyd keeps asking her to do?
(a) Make him preserves.
(b) Move in with him.
(c) Marry her.
(d) Go out on a date with him.
8. Finish the line: "He made them make love to anyone, so that they ______."
(a) Couldn't love anyone.
(b) Wouldn't feel alone.
(c) Couldn't leave him.
(d) Hated everyone else.
9. What grade was May Alice in when she became sexually active?
10. What do Ursa and May Alice call her period?
11. Where did May Alice say her father lived?
(a) New Hampshire.
(b) New Jersey.
(c) New York.
(d) New Orleans.
12. How old is Ursa when she sees May Alice having sex in Mr. Jouette's field?
13. What does Mutt say his great-grandfather ate when he went crazy?
(a) Incense and peppermints.
(b) Onions and peppermints.
(c) Beets and gravy.
(d) Sardines and liver.
14. Whom is May Alice sleeping with?
15. What does May Alice think about using on herself when she thinks she is pregnant the first time?
(a) A pair of scissors.
(b) A coat hanger.
(c) A knitting needle.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where had Mutt been working while he was gone from Bracktown?
2. What is Ursa's mother doing when Ursa comes to see her?
3. Where does Mutt say he has a job?
4. When is the first time that Ursa feels a man and is frightened by it?
5. What does Ursa say about her mother and men?
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