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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. Who wants to be Dencey's beau?
2. Why does Sammie shuck corn at lightning speed?
(a) He wants to show off.
(b) He wants to beat his rival.
(c) He does everything fast.
(d) He wants to kiss Dencey.
3. What advice do Tom and Lydia give to Sammie?
(a) He should become a preacher.
(b) He should further his education.
(c) He should take care of Injun Jill.
(d) He should go out to sea.
4. Why are Dencey and Sammie worried about the reading lessons?
(a) They are afraid that Dencey's mother won't approve.
(b) They are afraid that the church elders will find out what they are doing.
(c) They are afraid that they won't finish in time for Sammie to register for school.
(d) They are afraid that Injun Jill will find them.
5. Whom does Sammie talk to about his mother?
(a) Rev. Sharpe.
(b) Aunt Lovesta.
(c) George Samuels.
(d) Dicky Dick.
Short Answer Questions
1. Whom does Dencey visit almost every day?
2. How does Dencey view Aunt Lovesta?
3. Into what school does Lydia say she will try to get Sammie admitted?
4. What does Dencey know that she will continue to steal for Sammie?
5. Why is the person who fought with Sammie mad?
Short Essay Questions
1. What are Dencey's plans for the coat her Uncle Stephen is discarding?
2. What is the basis of the silent war between Sammie and Injun Jill?
3. How is Sammie able to finally get the education he desires?
4. What has happened to Lovesta after her years of punishment?
5. Explain what happens when Injun Jill discovers Sammie studying with Dencey again.
6. Why does the fire alarm ring in the morning, and why does Lydia hold Sammie responsible for the trouble?
7. Why will Dencey be punished for trying to teach Sammie to read?
8. What does Dicky Dick tell Sammie about Injun Jill being his mother, and why does Sammie feel compelled not to stay too long?
9. What is advertised on the poster tacked to a tree, and why is Aunt Susanna so appalled to find Dencey reading it?
10. What location does Sammie suggest for his reading lesson with Dencey? Why does he feel ill at ease there?
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