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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. What is the nickname of the minibus driver in Chapter 7: “Who is Delicious?”
2. How old is Eddie when he awoke to find that his father has not come home in Chapter 5: “Show Us the Planets”?
3. What does the narrator describe Darlene wearing as a belt in Chapter 12: “Obeah Juju"?
(a) A rope.
(b) A ribbon.
(c) A torn sheet.
(d) A vine.
4. Where is Sparkplug in a hospital when he dies?
(a) Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
(b) Ovis, Louisiana.
(c) Houston, Texas.
(d) Delhi, Louisiana.
5. Who is the clerk that runs the depot in Chapter 9: “An Improvement”?
(a) April Woods.
(b) Gaspard Fusilier.
(d) Nacho Vasquez.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the name of Darlene's roommate in college?
2. About how much money do the workers on Delicious Farms earn each day?
3. Who is described as Eddie's schoolteacher in Chapter 6: "Your Own Cord"?
4. At what time every day are the workers on the farm paid, according to the narrator in Chapter 9: “An Improvement”?
5. How much do the workers get charged each night for housing in Chapter 9: “An Improvement”?
Short Essay Questions
1. From what narrative perspective is Chapter 1: “Braindancing” related?
2. Why are Tuck and Eddie taken to the separate barn when they arrive at Delicious?
3. How did Darlene meet Nat?
4. What is revealed about Tuck's past in Chapter 12: “Obeah Juju”?
5. What led to Darlene's teeth being knocked out in Chapter 1: “Braindancing”?
6. Why did Nat and Darlene move to Ovis? How is this setting described?
7. What foreshadowing is related in Chapter 11: “Eclipse”?
8. How does Eddie manage to track down Bethella in the Prologue: "Little Muddy"?
9. How does the narrator describe the journey in the minivan when Darlene went to Delicious Foods?
10. Where do Eddie and Tuck meet Jackie and how is this encounter described in Chapter 10: “Drunken Bum Knows”?
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