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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. Who does Ellen call to report her grandmother's death?
(a) Aunt Nadine.
(b) Aunt Betsy.
(c) The funeral home.
(d) Her father.
2. Who is Roger's mother?
(a) Ellen's new mama.
3. Who comes looking for Ellen with money in hand asking her to come back to live with them?
(a) Her grandmother.
(b) Her aunt.
(c) Her teacher.
(d) Her father.
4. In what room does Ellen stay at her first temporary home?
(a) The attic.
(b) The garage.
(c) The guest room.
(d) The living room.
5. What activity always happens after church?
Short Answer Questions
1. How many guests does Ellen invite to her birthday party?
2. Where does someone show up looking for Ellen?
3. Who is keeping tabs on Ellen and her father for Ellen's grandmother?
4. Where are Julia and Roy originally from?
5. What item(s) does Ellen receive for Christmas?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Ellen feel that Starletta only likes Tom for his money?
2. During Ellen's Christmas stay at Nadine's, what does Ellen hope for?
3. Using detail from the text to support your answer, why does Ellen decide to treat Nadine's residence like a hotel?
4. In Chapter 9, Ellen's father shows up at her school; using details from the text describe the scene that followed.
5. Ellen found several questionable items in her cousin's bedroom. Why doesn't Ellen tell her aunt about these items?
6. How does Ellen celebrate her 11th birthday?
7. Why is church mandatory for Ellen when she moves in with her new mama?
8. Using details from the text, describe Ellen's shopping system.
9. Why does Ellen dread the day that Starletta 'forgot about her"?
10. Using details from the text, describe how Ellen spends her time at Nadine's house.
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