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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What kind of place does Didi live in?
(a) A palace.
(b) A hotel.
(c) A condo.
(d) An apartment.
2. What does Didi tell the person threatening Sexton to do?
(a) Kill him.
(b) Go away.
(c) Leave him alone.
(d) Explain things to him.
3. Why does Sexton's mother send him out?
(a) She needs something from the store.
(b) She is cleaning.
(c) He is making her sad.
(d) He is running late.
4. What purpose does Didi say her family served for her?
(a) They give her something to live for.
(b) They give her strength.
(c) They give her a way to fit in.
(d) They fill her with hope.
5. What does Hettie use the bird for?
(a) To have a meal.
(b) To see into the future.
(c) To entertain a guest.
(d) To heal her wounds.
6. Where does Billy spend most of his time?
(a) On the porch.
(b) In his room.
(c) On the steps.
(d) In the hall.
7. What is a Haruspex?
(a) A magician.
(b) A wizard.
(c) A troll.
(d) A witch.
8. What does Sexton get trapped under after he slips?
(a) A pile of wood.
(b) A refrigerator.
(c) A car.
(d) A statue.
9. What does Sexton try to do when he leaves Didi's house?
(a) Avoid the old woman.
(b) Cheer up the child.
(c) Pet the dog.
(d) Help the man across the street.
10. What do people call Hettie?
(a) Sweet Hettie.
(b) Sly Hettie.
(c) Mad Hettie.
(d) Old Hettie.
11. Who do the girls bring to Hettie at the beginning of the book?
(a) A dove.
(b) A pigeon.
(c) A swan.
(d) A sparrow.
12. How old does Didi tell Sexton she is?
(a) 3 days.
(b) 3 hours.
(c) 3 weeks.
(d) 3 months.
13. What does Sexton's mother feel like doing at the beginning of the book?
(a) Meal planning.
(b) Spring cleaning.
(c) Home redecorating and painting.
(d) Early Christmas shopping.
14. What is the name of Sexton's mother?
15. What does Didi tell Sexton she really is?
Short Answer Questions
1. How old is a Haruspex?
2. How did Hettie break the leg of one of the girls?
3. Who tells Sexton about why Didi lives alone?
4. What color is the bird delivered to Hettie?
5. Where does Sexton live?
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