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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. When Ursa visits May Alice in the hospital, what does May Alice say that makes Ursa leave?
(a) She accuses her of seeing Harold behind her back.
(b) She tells her they are not friends anymore.
(c) She starts talking about blood.
(d) She calls her a baby.
2. What town does Ursa's mother live in?
3. What does Max Monroe do at the Spider?
(a) Max is a bouncer.
(b) Owns the place.
(c) Plays piano.
(d) Tends Bar.
4. What does Ursa bring her mother when she comes to visit her?
5. What did the old man tell the slave who was running away to rub on his feet so that the dogs couldn't track him?
Short Answer Questions
1. When is the first time that Ursa feels a man and is frightened by it?
2. How old is Ursa at the beginning of Chapter 4?
3. What does Mutt do to punish Ursa when he is angry with her when they are married?
4. What year is it at the beginning of Chapter 4?
5. What happened to Cat while she was working?
Short Essay Questions
1. How did Corregidora feel about great-gram seeing black men? What does he say about this?
2. Where does Ursa's mother catch her singing? What is her reaction to seeing Ursa sing?
3. Which two characters become intertwined in Ursa's memory? How does Ursa explain this?
4. What does Mutt say to Ursa at the end of the novel? What is Ursa's response?
5. When Ursa comes to visit her mother, what is her mother doing? Why is she doing this?
6. After Ursa's father finds out Ursa's mother is pregnant, what does he do? What does he do after that?
7. What does Mutt ask Ursa when they reunite at Happy's? What is Ursa's response?
8. Where does Mutt say he has been working? Why did he leave? Where is he working now?
9. When does Ursa's mother see Ursa's father for the last time? How does he treat her?
10. What was the name of Ursa's father? Where did he and Ursa's mother meet?
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