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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 does the nurse hope to prevent Colonel Freeleigh from making any more phone calls?
(a) Has long distance calls blocked
(b) Hides his wheelchair
(c) Gives him a sedative
(d) Unplugs the phone
2. What position does Clara Goodwater hold?
(a) President of the Ladies Lodge
(b) Newspaper editor
3. Which of the following describes the style of Grandmother's kitchen under normal circumstances?
4. Which of the following terms best describes how Grandma is when it comes to her recipes?
5. What does Colonel Freeleigh enjoy listening to?
(a) The Spanish language
(b) His wife's voice
(c) His friend's Jorge's stories
(d) Sounds of the city
Short Answer Questions
1. What types of books does Sam Brown say that Clara Goodwater ordered?
2. Who comes to visit Grandfather and Grandma?
3. How hot does the thermometer say the house is?
4. What does Mr. Black do to try and fix the wax tarot witch machine?
5. What does Aunt Rose buy for Grandma?
Short Essay Questions
1. What powerful realization does Douglas come to during this section of the novel?
2. How does Douglas decide is the best way to pay back Mr. Jonas?
3. How can Douglas tell that Bill is devastated by Helen's death?
4. How does Lavina feel on her lonely walk home after finding the dead body and going to the movies with her friend?
5. What other relationships does Bill and Helen's relationship parallel?
6. What are the different views on Helen's death and how it relates to happy endings by Douglas and Tom?
7. How does Douglas come to recover from the fever?
8. How does Great-grandma tell Douglas to find the new person who will take over the chore of fixing the roof shingles in the spring which she used to be responsible for doing?
9. Describe the scene where Elmira confronts Clara and how Clara reacts.
10. What do the various bottles of dandelion wine that were bottled from June and July represent to Douglas?
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