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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Where does Ellen celebrate her first Christmas after her mother's death?
(a) At Starletta's house.
(b) With her father.
(c) At her grandmother's house.
(d) Nowhere; Ellen stopped celebrating christmas.
2. What present does Ellen receive from Starletta's family?
(a) A sweater.
(b) A coupon.
(c) A saw.
(d) A toy.
3. Why does Ellen refuse to play with Starletta's toys?
(a) Starletta was mean.
(b) Starletta was dirty.
(c) Starletta did not have any toys.
(d) Starletta was selfish.
4. What is the pony's name that Ellen wants to ride?
5. What does Ellen do when her mother goes to bed?
(c) Called the police.
(d) Went to bed with her.
Short Answer Questions
1. What type of employment does Starletta's parents do?
2. How does Ellen feel about her aunt?
3. How does Ellen refer to her large head?
4. Which character gives Ellen the outfit to wear to the funeral?
5. How many siblings does Ellen have at her new mother's house?
Short Essay Questions
1. What gifts does Ellen buy herself for Christmas?
2. In Chapter 6, how does Ellen's prejudiced nature show up?
3. In what way does Ellen use reading?
4. How does Ellen's grandmother cause a scene at the funeral?
5. What are some of the fun and leisure activities Ellen is granted in her new home?
6. In Chapter 1, Ellen contemplates killing someone. How does Ellen plan to kill this person and respond to the death if she actually goes through with it?
7. How is Ellen wearing her mother's clothes symbolic to the story?
8. What event leads to Ellen's removal from her father's care?
9. In what ways does Ellen justify not telling anyone about the circumstances of her mother's death?
10. How is Ellen's grandmother's removal of Ellen's mother's clothes symbolic to the story?
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