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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapters 6-13: In the Rhododendrons; The Fable of Lenny; Easy Basin Wrench, or Debbie has Mechanical Moment, Too; Guitar Lessons; Conversation in the Dark-Brilliant Eskimo Thoughts; Hector's First Song; Truck Lessons; Ravine.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What is Debbie reading with such absorption that she gets sunburned?
(a) A book about caterpillars.
(b) A science fiction novel.
(c) A book about birds.
(d) A true romance story.
2. What slightly changes Debbie's attitude towards Hector one night?
(a) They brush up against each other as they are changing places.
(b) Hector makes a disparaging remark about Patty.
(c) Debbie belittles a good friend of Hector's.
(d) Hector makes a disparaging remark about her dog.
3. What influence on one's life does Debbie discuss?
(c) Personal choices.
(d) The environment in which one grows up.
4. What ability does the peaceful, alien culture have?
(b) To levitate.
(c) To go into long-term hibernation.
(d) Mental telepathy.
5. What does Debbie wonder about as far as Albert Einstein is concerned?
(a) If he would have revealed E=MC2 if he had known how it would be used.
(b) If he believed genetics or environment has the most impact on one's life.
(c) How he would be different if raised in an Eskimo village.
(d) If he would have been different if he had been raised in a small town in the United States.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Debbie find difficult?
2. What do Hector's parents buy for him?
3. What age group are Debbie, Hector, Lenny, Phil and Patty?
4. What is Hector getting at the local church?
5. What does Lenny still like to share with anyone who will listen?
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