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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What word did Andrew's mother use when Eden was young to describe Jim's "inability to discipline his daughter"?
(a) Sickening.
(b) Unbelievable.
(c) Terrible.
(d) Laughable.

2. Who calls Eden "a real knock-out."
(a) Andrew.
(b) T.J.
(c) Sean.
(d) Andy's dad.

3. Who says, "I remember how you smell" at the end of Chapter 1?
(a) Andrew's mother.
(b) Eden.
(c) Billy.
(d) Edith.

4. What did Andrew's mother leave on the desk in his room that he sees in Chapter 1?
(a) Letters from her husband.
(b) Sewing machine.
(c) Old postcards.
(d) Gloves.

5. What hours does Edith work every day?
(a) Nine to six.
(b) Twelve to nine.
(c) Ten to two.
(d) One to five.

6. How does Andrew describe Eden's hair when he sees her for the first time after his mother's funeral?
(a) Spiky.
(b) Color of brass.
(c) Dark brown.
(d) Short.

7. What did Eden shoplift from Woolworth's?
(a) Purse.
(b) Dress.
(c) Shoes.
(d) Earrings and rings.

8. Where were Andy and his mother the day Edith came over with a baby wrapped in a towel?
(a) Kitchen.
(b) Garden.
(c) Front porch.
(d) Living room.

9. Where are refreshments served after the burial in Chapter 1?
(a) Andrew's home.
(b) Church.
(c) Ladies' Guild clubhouse.
(d) Local restaurant.

10. What was Eden reading the night of the shooting?
(a) Slaughterhouse Five.
(b) Scarlet Letter.
(c) To the Lighthouse.
(d) The Myth of Sisyphus.

11. What does Eden say about Andrew's father at the end of Chapter 3?
(a) He was brave, but foolish.
(b) Awful.
(c) A good man.
(d) He was scared.

12. Who is the narrator of the novel, "Eden Close"?
(a) Edith.
(b) T.J.
(c) Eden.
(d) Andrew.

13. What were Eden and Andy eating the night Eden said "Edith doesn't like me."
(a) Hamburgers.
(b) Popcorn.
(c) Brownies.
(d) Fudgsicles.

14. Where did Sean go after the shooting?
(a) Boston.
(b) San Francisco.
(c) New York City.
(d) Chicago.

15. What does Andrew plan to do with his childhood home?
(a) Fix it up and sell it.
(b) Rent it out.
(c) Add on to it.
(d) Live in it.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Andrew find in his closet that he wears doing chores around his mother's house the day after the funeral?

2. What does Andrew say about "how quiet it is" at his parents' home in the country?

3. Where does Andrew see scars on Eden's face?

4. Who was the fastest skater Andrew had ever seen when he was a teen?

5. What does Andrew eat for breakfast at the beginning of Chapter 2?

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