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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 kind of scholarship did Chick get to help pay for college?
(a) An academic scholarship.
(b) A football scholarship.
(c) A baseball scholarship.
(d) A track scholarship.
2. Why can Posey not find another nursing job?
(a) She no longer liked the work.
(b) She no longer felt she could work the hours required.
(c) She was blacklisted by her previous employer.
(d) There was only one hospital in the county.
3. What does Posey say a child who is embarrassed by is mother is?
(a) A child who is selfish.
(b) A child who has not lived long enough.
(c) A child who needs a good spanking.
(d) A child who needs a lesson in virtue.
4. Why did Miss Thelma call Chick chickadoodle-do?
(a) He looked like a rooster.
(b) He often screamed for people from the backyard.
(c) He often walked all over people.
(d) He had a stutter that made he talk strangely.
5. What would Posey tell her children when they would ask about patients she cared for who had died?
(a) That they went home.
(b) That they were in a better place.
(c) That they no longer felt pain.
(d) That they no longer needed her care.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who is the Italian woman that Posey and Chick go to visit last?
2. What is the day that Chick wanted back?
3. In a note written to Chick on his wedding day, what does Posey say she knows Chick thinks of the notes?
4. What news does Rose mention she hear on the radio shortly before Posey and Chick come to visit?
5. From what team is the scout Chick meets after a game one day during college?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Chick suspect he is suffering from temporary insanity?
2. Why did Chick not want his mother to go to his dorm room with him?
3. Why was Posey fired from her job as a nurse?
4. What does the Italian woman say when she catches sight of Posey and Chick in her mirror?
5. What did Marie write in the memory book at her grandmother's funeral?
6. What do they call a short stay in professional baseball?
7. What job does Chick learn his mother did in order to help pay his college tuition?
8. What does Chick claim he does not want to be?
9. What does Miss Thelma claim will keep her memory alive for years to come?
10. Who encouraged Chick to drop out of college?
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