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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 did Tara's father say would protect her from harm?
(a) Angels.
(b) Moon.
(c) Sun.
(d) Devils.

2. What lessons does Tara take after dance?
(a) Softball.
(b) Voice.
(c) Soccer.
(d) Tap.

3. Why was Tara's mother drawn to the basement?
(a) Loud and vibrant.
(b) Dark and quiet.
(c) The mice.
(d) The washer.

4. What did Tyler do to his meals so he could ingest them?
(a) Juice.
(b) Fry.
(c) Bake.
(d) Chop.

5. How old was Tara when she began scrapping metal?
(a) 14.
(b) 20.
(c) She did not scrap.
(d) 10.

Short Answer Questions

1. What subjects did Tyler teach himself?

2. What was Tara's maternal grandmother called?

3. What does Tara's father accuse his mother of being?

4. What type of jobs did Tara's two oldest brother's have?

5. Which technique does the author predominately use to explain the past?

Short Essay Questions

1. How did Tyler behave when his father berated him for wanting an education?

2. What did Tara worry about when Tyler decided to go to college?

3. What was Tara's father's problem with public education?

4. What did grandma-down-the-hill plan for Tara in Chapter One?

5. What was Tara's father's upbringing like?

6. Why did Tara's mother agree to let her children be home schooled?

7. How did Tara get injured in Chapter Seven?

8. Why was Tara's mother attracted to Tara's father when they met?

9. What safety measures did Tara's father strip from her?

10. What was Tara's father's relationship with his mother?

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