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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who takes Ellen into town for a new coat?
(a) Starletta's father.
(b) Her grandmother.
(c) Her aunt.
(d) Her father.

2. What type of employment does Starletta's parents do?
(a) They were lawyers.
(b) They were cotton pickers.
(c) They were shop owners.
(d) They were unemployed.

3. Who does Ellen tell the teacher she wants to live with when the teacher asks Ellen to call someone to pick her up?
(a) Starletta's family.
(b) Aunt Nadine.
(c) Aunt Betsy.
(d) Her father.

4. Before the end of the service, but after the fight with Ellen's father, what does this well-to-do relative do?
(a) Kidnaps Ellen.
(b) Leaves the service.
(c) Slaps Ellen.
(d) Slaps Ellen's father.

5. Whom must Ellen share the pony with?
(a) Her father.
(b) The other children in the house.
(c) No one.
(d) Her cousin.

6. How does Ellen feel about her aunt?
(a) She was indifferent to her.
(b) She wanted to be just like her.
(c) She loved her.
(d) She disliked her.

7. The day after the funeral, where does Ellen prepare to go?
(a) The skating rink.
(b) School.
(c) The mall.
(d) Church.

8. How does Ellen refer to her large head?
(a) Nice.
(b) Nearly defective.
(c) Beutiful.
(d) Ugly.

9. What occupation does Aunt Nadine have?
(a) A housewife.
(b) A food slicer demonstrator.
(c) A funeral director.
(d) A teacher.

10. Who is Dora?
(a) Ellen's aunt.
(b) Ellen's sister.
(c) Ellen's cousin.
(d) Ellen's friend.

11. Who does Ellen plan on living with after her stay at Starletta's?
(a) Nowhere.
(b) Her grandmother.
(c) Aunt Betsy.
(d) Aunt Nadine.

12. What name does the well-to-do relative call Ellen's father?
(a) A snob.
(b) A drunk.
(c) A failure.
(d) A bastard.

13. What animal does Ellen hope her pony would scare away?
(a) Snakes.
(b) Mountain lions.
(c) Bears.
(d) Coyotes.

14. Why does Ellen refuse to play with Starletta's toys?
(a) Starletta was selfish.
(b) Starletta was mean.
(c) Starletta did not have any toys.
(d) Starletta was dirty.

15. What is the weather like at the funeral service?
(a) It was cold.
(b) It was rainy.
(c) It was foggy.
(d) It was sunny.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who does Ellen blame for her mother's death?

2. Why does Ellen feel that her mother is better off in the hospital than at home?

3. What season does the funeral take place in?

4. How long does Ellen's new roommate let her stay when Ellen runs away from her father's home?

5. What method does Ellen consider using to kill someone?

(see the answer keys)

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