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Alfred Uhry
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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 is Boolie's father?
(a) Hoke.
(b) The reader never finds out.
(c) George.
(d) Boolie is an orphan.

2. What item does Boolie call and ask Daisy to bring over for Christmas dessert?
(a) Lemon curd.
(b) Whipped cream.
(c) Shredded coconut.
(d) Chocolate chips.

3. Why does Boolie trade in Daisy's car?
(a) Daisy refused to drive in it anymore.
(b) It's losing equity.
(c) He just doesn't like it anymore.
(d) It is too banged up.

4. What accessory is Hoke carrying with him when Boolie first meets him?
(a) A fedora.
(b) A very large briefcase.
(c) A pocketwatch.
(d) A cane.

5. Why does someone bomb Daisy's temple?
(a) They were trying to assassinate Hoke.
(b) Anti-semitism.
(c) They were trying to assassinate Daisy.
(d) They knew the president was visiting that day.

Short Answer Questions

1. What church does Martin Luther King preach at?

2. How old was Daisy's cousin Tillie when she married?

3. What does Hoke bring Daisy on the morning of the ice storm?

4. What does Hoke tell Daisy might happen if she doesn't snap out of it when she is disoriented?

5. What is particularly disturbing about the lynching that Hoke witnesses?

Short Essay Questions

1. What initial impression does Uhry want the audience to have of Daisy, based on how he describes what her clothes, hair, and walk should be like?

2. How does Daisy help Hoke find the Bauer headstone?

3. Why does Hoke think Boolie's mother isn't involved with the hiring of her chauffeur herself?

4. How does Daisy feel about Florine's Christmas festivities?

5. What was Hoke's job during the war?

6. Why does Hoke decline Jeanette Harris's offer?

7. In the preface, what does Uhry have to say about a real Boolie?

8. How does Daisy react when Hoke tells her the temple has been bombed?

9. How does Hoke initially react to Daisy's declarations that she's not rich?

10. How long has Hoke been looking for work when he first meets Boolie?

(see the answer keys)

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