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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapters 9-10.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does Dicey like to do for solitary relaxation each afternoon?
(a) She likes to sit in Gram's wooden rocker on the porch.
(b) She looks forward to working on the boat alone each afternoon.
(c) She likes to nap in the tall grass behind the barn.
(d) She likes to sit on the hill overlooking the bay.
2. What advice from Gram does Dicey recall when she gets irritated with James?
(a) Gram says you have to hold on to people you love or they can slip away.
(b) Gram says never tell a person the hurtful truth.
(c) Gram says always tell people exactly what you think about them.
(d) Gram says never speak in anger, always wait one full day.
3. As Dicey lies on the dock staring at stars, what does she conclude is making her edgy?
(a) She realizes her teenage and young adult years ahead are very bleak.
(b) She is incapable of planning the family's future.
(c) She is carrying around sorrow about possibly losing Momma forever.
(d) Maybeth is a weakling personality who will require constant assistance.
4. Who is the person Gram and Dicey decide to talk with about Maybeth's school progress?
(b) Mr. Lingerle.
(d) Mr Chappelle.
5. As they walk their bikes slowly, what idea does Mina suggest to Dicey?
(a) Sammy might have an emotional imbalance causing him to be combative.
(b) She wants to get to know James because she heard he is supposedly intelligent.
(c) Sammy may be getting in to fights because people say Gram is an odd person.
(d) She wants to get to know Maybeth because Mina wants a singing partner.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is it about Wilhemina Smiths that makes an impression on Dicey?
2. As they discuss school, what trait about James does Dicey remind herself ?
3. What are Dicey's thoughts as she realizes the younger ones are getting along without her?
4. What does Dicey tell Gram concerning her grade for English?
5. What is Millie's reaction to Jeff's visit to the market?
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