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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How does Sexton describe his life at the beginning of the book?
(a) Alone.
(b) Sad.
(c) Fruitless.
(d) Empty.

2. What does Sexton's mother feel like doing at the beginning of the book?
(a) Home redecorating and painting.
(b) Early Christmas shopping.
(c) Spring cleaning.
(d) Meal planning.

3. Who tells Sexton about why Didi lives alone?
(a) Billy.
(b) Didi.
(c) Sylvia.
(d) Mrs. Robbins.

4. How long ago did Didi begin living alone?
(a) 1 year.
(b) 1 day.
(c) 1 month.
(d) 1 week.

5. What is the name of the girl with the broken leg?
(a) Joy.
(b) Hannah.
(c) Dana.
(d) Prudence.

6. What does Sexton try to do when he leaves Didi's house?
(a) Avoid the old woman.
(b) Pet the dog.
(c) Cheer up the child.
(d) Help the man across the street.

7. What does Sexton say when he sees a picture of Didi's family?
(a) She doesn't fit there.
(b) He is sorry for her loss.
(c) They look nice.
(d) It seems so strange.

8. What does Didi tell Sexton she really is?
(a) Death.
(b) Hope.
(c) Fear.
(d) Faith.

9. Why was Sexton threatened when he left Didi's place?
(a) He seems threatening.
(b) He came from Didi's house.
(c) He looks like someone about to meet death.
(d) He has Didi's scent on him.

10. What is Hettie?
(a) A devil.
(b) A nymph.
(c) A witch.
(d) An angel.

11. What does Sexton slip on when his mother sends him out?
(a) A scarf.
(b) A puddle.
(c) Some plastic bags.
(d) Some garbage.

12. What is wrong with Billy?
(a) He has no hair.
(b) He is anemic.
(c) He is deaf.
(d) He is in a wheelchair.

13. What does the person threatening Sexton want from Didi?
(a) Her death.
(b) Her soul.
(c) Her heart.
(d) Her fate.

14. How did Hettie break the leg of one of the girls?
(a) She touched her nose.
(b) She said a spell.
(c) She snapped a twig.
(d) She snapper her fingers.

15. What does the person threatening Sexton tell Didi Sexton will be used as?
(a) A pawn in the game.
(b) A good cover.
(c) A bargaining chip.
(d) A road map.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Sexton trip on after leaving Didi's place?

2. Where does Sexton live?

3. What is Mrs. Robbins first name?

4. What does the person threatening Sexton say will be cut off first?

5. What gets ripped when Sexton gets trapped under something?

(see the answer keys)

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