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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is Miss Perfidy's reaction when Primrose says that she "just knows" her parents are still alive?
2. Why does Primrose visit the pier almost every day?
3. After learning to bake cinnamon rolls, where does Primrose go to pick up a sweater?
4. Who teaches Primrose to make cinnamon rolls?
5. Does the found item change Primrose's belief that her parents are still alive?
Short Essay Questions
1. Who suggests that Primrose live with her nearest relative, Uncle Jack?
2. Why doesn't Primrose show any grief about her parents?
3. Primrose searches her mother's notebook for clues, but finds only what?
4. What happens to Mr. Cantina's dog while Primrose is in the drugstore.
5. The children who taunt her remind Primrose of what vegetable?
6. Who calls the sheriff and why, when Primrose is in the drugstore?
7. Who visits Uncle Jack and brings him lemon cookies?
8. Why is it called the "cinnamon house"?
9. Is Uncle Jack a "developer" as the children claim?
10. How does Miss Bowzer feel about Uncle Jack's actions as a real estate developer?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss how Miss Perfidy's character changes as the book progresses.
1) What are some examples of Miss Perfidy's oddness in the beginning and the end of the book?
2) Does Primrose learn to like Miss Perfidy better over time?
Essay Topic 2
Although Primrose has good motives, many times her adventures turn out badly.
1) What are some examples of Primrose's misadventures?
2) Is she a bad person simply because things do not work out?
Essay Topic 3
Uncle Jack wants to make Coal Harbour trendier and fancier to attract more tourists. Primrose likes Coal Harbour just as it is, and thinks tourists will, too. Compare these two points of view, writing at least one paragraph on each. Which side makes the most sense to you, and why?
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