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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Who is fired from her job as a teacher?
2. Why does Ellen think Starletta likes white boys?
(a) Starletta did not like white boys.
(b) Because Starletta admired Ellen, and Ellen liked them.
(c) They could give her more financially.
(d) Starletta is white.
3. Who is Ellen's imaginary boyfriend?
(a) Kevin Moore.
(b) Nate Austin.
(c) Nick Adams.
(d) Jason Jones.
4. Why do Betsy and Nadine start fighting over their mother's death?
(a) They fought over clothes.
(b) They felt that Ellen killed her.
(c) They fought over money.
(d) They feel they ignored her.
5. What gift do Julia and Roy give Ellen for her birthday?
(a) Art supplies.
(b) A pillow.
(c) A home to live in.
6. What activity always happens after church?
7. How does Ellen say her father dies?
(a) From drinking too much.
(b) From a stroke.
(c) From the flu.
(d) From a fall.
8. Who does Ellen call to report her grandmother's death?
(a) Aunt Nadine.
(b) The funeral home.
(c) Aunt Betsy.
(d) Her father.
9. Who are Stella, Frances, and Jo Jo?
(a) Ellen's cousins.
(b) Ellen's foster sisters.
(c) Ellen's aunts.
(d) Ellen's friends.
10. What is mandatory every Sunday in Ellen's new home?
11. What does Ellen tell her Aunt Nadine she would like for Christmas?
(b) White paper.
12. What does Ellen do a lot of while at her new temporary residence after her grandmother's death?
13. What is Ellen's grandmother's response when Ellen asks her grandmother why she hates her?
(a) Every time she looks at Ellen, she sees Ellen's mother.
(b) Every time she looks at Ellen, she sees her husband.
(c) She said she didn't hate Ellen.
(d) Every time she looks at Ellen, she sees Ellen's father.
14. What does Ellen end up giving Nadine and Dora for Christmas?
(a) Nice matching sweaters.
(d) A homemade picture of kittens.
15. Who agrees to let Ellen live with them temporarily?
(a) Starletta's parents.
(b) The art teacher.
(c) Ellen's grandmother.
(d) Aunt Betsy.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is Dora and Nadine's response to Ellen's Christmas gift?
2. What will Ellen miss the most about her grandmother's house?
3. What item(s) does Ellen receive for Christmas?
4. Who comes looking for Ellen with money in hand asking her to come back to live with them?
5. What truth does Ellen's grandmother constantly remind Ellen of?
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