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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. How long is it since Ursa has seen Mutt at the beginning of Chapter 5?
(a) 30 years.
(b) 5 years.
(c) 22 years.
(d) 10 years.
2. When Ursa is with Mutt at the end of the novel, what does she realize about Great Gram and Corregidora?
(a) Great Gram loved Corregidora.
(b) Gram must have satisfied something sexual with Corregidora.
(c) Corregidora hated her Great Gram.
(d) Corregidora loved Great Gram.
3. What does Max Monroe do at the Spider?
(a) Max is a bouncer.
(b) Owns the place.
(c) Tends Bar.
(d) Plays piano.
4. Where had Mutt been working while he was gone from Bracktown?
(c) New Jersey.
5. Who owns the general store in the town that Ursa's mother lives in?
(a) Mr. Deak.
(b) Mr. Johnston.
(c) Mr. Grundy.
(d) Mr. Aco.
Short Answer Questions
1. After May Alice finds out she is pregnant, what does she want Ursa to tell Harold for her?
2. What grade was May Alice in when she became sexually active?
3. What prompts Ursa's mother to follow Ursa's father to his apartment?
4. What is the name of the doctor that May Alice's mother takes her to?
5. What does Ursa's mother offer to make her when she comes to visit?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is the name of the boy that Mary Alice begins to have sex with? What does Mary Alice tell Ursa when Ursa says she should stop?
2. After Ursa's father finds out Ursa's mother is pregnant, what does he do? What does he do after that?
3. What does Mutt say to Ursa at the end of the novel? What is Ursa's response?
4. How old was the Melrose woman who committed suicide? Why does the Melrose woman's father investigate her case further?
5. What does Mutt ask Ursa when they reunite at Happy's? What is Ursa's response?
6. How did Corregidora feel about great-gram seeing black men? What does he say about this?
7. When does Ursa's mother see Ursa's father for the last time? How does he treat her?
8. When Mutt and Ursa go back to the drake together, what does Ursa do to Mutt? How is this different from their relationship before?
9. What does Ursa's mother do to earn a living? How does Ursa feel about this?
10. How many pregnancy scares does Mary Alice have? When she actually becomes pregnant, what does she tell Ursa?
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