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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Who is Ellen's friend that attends the funeral?
2. In Ellen's new life with her new mama, what runs smoothly?
(a) Her mother's heart.
(b) Her car.
(c) Her horse.
(d) Her world.
3. What item does Ellen's new mama never seem to run out of?
4. What animal does Ellen hope her pony would scare away?
(a) Mountain lions.
5. How does Ellen honor her mother?
(a) Ellen wore her clothes.
(b) Ellen painted a picture.
(c) Ellen made a shrine.
(d) Ellen killed her father.
6. Who is Dora?
(a) Ellen's aunt.
(b) Ellen's friend.
(c) Ellen's sister.
(d) Ellen's cousin.
7. How does Ellen feel about her aunt?
(a) She wanted to be just like her.
(b) She disliked her.
(c) She loved her.
(d) She was indifferent to her.
8. What type of sickness does Ellen say weakens her mother's heart?
9. Who does Ellen consider killing?
(a) Her mother.
(b) Her father.
(c) Her friend.
10. Where does Ellen tell her father to sleep when he passes out in the bathroom?
(b) In his automobile.
(c) In the bathroom.
(d) In the bed.
11. What is left in Ellen's mailbox each month?
12. Who does Ellen blame for her mother's death?
(b) Her aunt.
(c) Her grandmother.
(d) Her father.
13. What occupation does Aunt Nadine have?
(a) A food slicer demonstrator.
(b) A housewife.
(c) A teacher.
(d) A funeral director.
14. How does Ellen respond to the blunt question asked by a teacher?
(a) She slapped her.
(b) She walked away.
(c) She told her the truth.
(d) She ran and hid in a closet.
15. What does Ellen do when her mother goes to bed?
(b) Called the police.
(c) Went to bed with her.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is Ellen's father's name?
2. Who is the only member of Starletta's family who can read?
3. Before the end of the service, but after the fight with Ellen's father, what does this well-to-do relative do?
4. In order to stay the night at Starletta's house, what lie does Ellen tell Starletta's parents?
5. What method does Ellen consider using to kill someone?
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