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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. What does the rival soldier try to steal from James when he attacks him in the night?
(a) His backpack.
(b) His helmet.
(c) His gun.
(d) His boots.
2. Which of the Piper family members create a family tree to show the generations who lived before them?
3. How does Kathleen's accompanist feel about Kathleen's voice?
(a) She thinks it is often sharp.
(b) She thinks it is angelic and perfect.
(c) She thinks it is a lost cause.
(d) She thinks it is often flat.
4. On which holiday did James and Materia agree to meet in secret?
(a) New Year's Eve.
(d) Valentine's Day.
5. What type of town is the town where the Piper family lives?
(a) A mining town.
(b) A shopping town.
(c) A historic town.
(d) A ghost town.
Short Answer Questions
1. Which of the following Piper women waits hopefully everyday for James's death notice to arrive?
2. What religion does Materia follow?
3. Who is the narrator of the novel when the reader learns about Materia's funeral?
4. What is the name of Materia's firstborn daughter?
5. What is the name of Mercedes' best friend?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is the reaction to Kathleen's talent when she arrives in New York City?
2. What does Mercedes say one could use as rosary beads in case a proper rosary wasn't available?
3. What is the reaction of Materia's parents to her marriage?
4. What is the difference between Other Lily and baby Ambrose, both who died in infancy?
5. Where does James get the money to start his new business upon returning home?
6. What terrible decision is Materia forced into when she helps her daughter Kathleen give birth to twins?
7. What motivates James to join the army?
8. Who is put in charge of raising the family when Materia dies?
9. What deal does Materia make with "the demon" to protect her second born daughter Mercedes?
10. Who is Mrs. Luvovitz?
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