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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 Jeffrene tell Ursa Cat works at?
(a) The Lumber mill.
(b) The dog kennel.
(c) The fabric shop.
(d) The Wax Works.
2. What do Ursa and May Alice call her period?
3. What does Ursa's mother offer to make her when she comes to visit?
(b) A sandwich.
(c) Scrambled eggs.
4. Finish the line: "He made them make love to anyone, so that they ______."
(a) Couldn't leave him.
(b) Hated everyone else.
(c) Couldn't love anyone.
(d) Wouldn't feel alone.
5. What grade was May Alice in when she became sexually active?
Short Answer Questions
1. Who comes to warn Ursa that Mutt is back in town?
2. How old is Ursa when she sees May Alice having sex in Mr. Jouette's field?
3. When May Alice finds out she is pregnant, where do she and Ursa go?
4. What does Mutt say to Ursa at the end of the novel?
5. What does Ursa's mother say Mr. Floyd keeps asking her to do?
Short Essay Questions
1. Which two characters become intertwined in Ursa's memory? How does Ursa explain this?
2. How many pregnancy scares does Mary Alice have? When she actually becomes pregnant, what does she tell Ursa?
3. How does Ursa think telling the story of her father will help her mother? What does Ursa think about her own relationship with men?
4. When does Ursa's mother see Ursa's father for the last time? How does he treat her?
5. When Ursa comes to visit her mother, what is her mother doing? Why is she doing this?
6. What is the name of the man who buys Happy's from Tadpole? What does he ask Ursa?
7. Where does Mutt say he has been working? Why did he leave? Where is he working now?
8. When Ursa sees Jeffrene in the street, what is different about her? Where does Jeffrene work?
9. When Mutt and Ursa are at a dance together, what does Mutt do that embarrasses Ursa? What does she say to him during this conflict?
10. 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?
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