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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. When Ellen returns to school after the funeral, what does one teacher bluntly ask her?
(a) Where her father was.
(b) Where had she been.
(c) Why was she wearing so many clothes.
(d) How her mother died.
2. What present does Ellen give to Starletta's family?
(a) A rooster.
(b) A fish.
(c) A spoon rest.
3. Ellen's family attends a funeral for what character?
(a) Ellen's grandmother.
(b) Ellen's father.
(c) Ellen's mother.
(d) Ellen's aunt.
4. What is the weather like at the funeral service?
(a) It was foggy.
(b) It was sunny.
(c) It was cold.
(d) It was rainy.
5. Why does Ellen's mother's heart stop beating?
(a) Her heart never stopped beating.
(b) She overdosed on pills.
(c) She was scared.
(d) She was stabbed.
6. What has Ellen's mother's absence forced Ellen to obtain for herself?
7. What present does Ellen receive from Starletta's family?
(a) A toy.
(b) A coupon.
(c) A sweater.
(d) A saw.
8. How long is Ellen's father gone the day after the funeral?
(a) About 48 hours.
(b) About 2 hours.
(c) Her father does not leave after the funeral.
(d) About 24 hours.
9. What is Nadine's response to the drive through this part of town?
(a) She did not have a response.
(b) She locks her doors.
(c) She rolls up the window.
(d) She asks to stop for some coffee.
10. What hygiene task does Ellen let her new mama perform on her?
(a) Brushing her teeth.
(c) Washing her hair.
(d) Clipping her nails.
11. What color is the outfit Ellen is wearing to the funeral?
(a) Red plaid.
(d) Blue plaid.
12. What food item does Ellen take with her on her pony ride?
13. How does Ellen respond to the blunt question asked by a teacher?
(a) She ran and hid in a closet.
(b) She walked away.
(c) She told her the truth.
(d) She slapped her.
14. What occupation does Aunt Nadine have?
(a) A funeral director.
(b) A teacher.
(c) A food slicer demonstrator.
(d) A housewife.
15. How much money does Ellen offer Starletta's family to let her stay with them?
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Ellen use reading for?
2. In order to stay the night at Starletta's house, what lie does Ellen tell Starletta's parents?
3. Who are Rudolph and Ellis?
4. What happens to Ellen when she eats the same thing as her friend's family?
5. What method does Ellen consider using to kill someone?
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