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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Who are Rudolph and Ellis?
(a) Ellen's attorneys.
(b) Ellen's brothers.
(c) Ellen's friends.
(d) Ellen's uncles.
2. What well-to-do relative of Ellen's attends the funeral?
(a) Her maternal grandmother.
(b) Her paternal grandmother.
(c) Her aunt.
(d) Her uncle.
3. What is Nadine's response to the drive through this part of town?
(a) She asks to stop for some coffee.
(b) She locks her doors.
(c) She rolls up the window.
(d) She did not have a response.
4. How does Ellen honor her mother?
(a) Ellen painted a picture.
(b) Ellen wore her clothes.
(c) Ellen killed her father.
(d) Ellen made a shrine.
5. What present does Ellen receive from Starletta's family?
(a) A sweater.
(b) A saw.
(c) A toy.
(d) A coupon.
6. How does Ellen's father die?
(b) Natural Causes.
7. How many siblings does Ellen have at her new mother's house?
8. In order to stay the night at Starletta's house, what lie does Ellen tell Starletta's parents?
(a) That her father was drunk.
(b) That her house burned down.
(c) That she locked herself out.
(d) That she was scared.
9. What object does Ellen spy in one yard that she would like to have?
(a) A gnome.
(b) An angel fountain.
(c) A pile of leaves.
(d) A nice family.
10. How much money does Ellen offer Starletta's family to let her stay with them?
11. What type of employment does Starletta's parents do?
(a) They were unemployed.
(b) They were cotton pickers.
(c) They were shop owners.
(d) They were lawyers.
12. What on Ellen's arm draws attention from her teachers?
(a) A bruise.
(b) A scratch.
(c) A cast.
(d) A tattoo.
13. How does Ellen explain the item on her arm?
(a) Her father gave it to her as a present.
(b) Her father put the squeeze on her.
(c) She fell.
(d) She bought it.
14. At the grave site, who does Ellen avoid looking at?
(a) Her aunt.
(b) Her father.
(c) Her mother.
(d) Her grandmother.
15. What has Ellen's mother's absence forced Ellen to obtain for herself?
Short Answer Questions
1. Who is the main character in the story?
2. How does Ellen respond to the blunt question asked by a teacher?
3. What activity has become an escape for Ellen?
4. Who visits Ellen at school after she is a ward of the state?
5. Who takes Ellen into town for a new coat?
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