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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. How old was Other Lily when she died?
(a) One day.
(b) One week.
(c) One month.
(d) One year.
2. Why does Mercedes feel guilty about Frances's lot in life?
(a) Because Frances has no friends.
(b) Because Frances is expected to raise Lily.
(c) Because Frances was closest to their mother before her death.
(d) Because Frances is regularly beaten by their father.
3. What is the name of Lily's favorite movie star, whom she is teased mercilessly for admiring?
(a) Claudette Colbert.
(b) Barbara Stanwyck.
(c) Mary Pickford.
(d) Greta Garbo.
4. Whose photograph does James want to take with him to war?
5. What job did James work to help pay for Kathleen's boarding school fees?
(a) He worked as a dishwasher.
(b) He worked as a bus driver.
(c) He worked in a coal mine.
(d) He worked as a bookie.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is James's reaction to burying Ambrose?
2. What type of man does Kathleen want to marry when she grows up?
3. During the time of James's bootlegging career, how long had the coal miners been on strike?
4. When Mercedes remembers the incident at the river, what did she think Frances was bathing?
5. Why was Kathleen's labor difficult?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does life in the Piper household change, once James is deployed?
2. What terrible decision is Materia forced into when she helps her daughter Kathleen give birth to twins?
3. How does baby Ambrose die?
4. What story does Frances tell Lily about the christening gown?
5. What is the response to Kathleen's first public singing recital?
6. Who is put in charge of raising the family when Materia dies?
7. What deal does Materia make with "the demon" to protect her second born daughter Mercedes?
8. What makes James a good bootlegger?
9. What job does Materia get to help pay for Kathleen's private education?
10. What does James do for a living?
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