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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 sound does Francie hear as she sits under a tree reading her book?
(a) A banjo.
(b) A scream.
(c) A train whistle.
(d) A gunshot.
2. Who is Perry's mother?
3. Who in Francie's family is expecting a baby?
(a) Her mother.
(b) Aunt Celia.
(c) Aunt Lydia.
(d) Cousin Maddie.
4. Why does Francie's mother decide to not punish her when she sees her in town?
(a) Francie says she is running an errand for the teacher.
(b) Francie says that school got out early.
(c) Francie shows her the threatening note for Augustine.
(d) Francie says that she brought a friend to the doctor.
5. Where does Francie go when Green's is out of Scooter Pies?
(a) Dillon's Drugs.
(b) Diamond's Drugs.
(c) Diller's Drugs.
(d) Ditmer's Drugs.
Short Answer Questions
1. In what city does Francie's father work?
2. What does the teacher ask Francie to do for Jesse?
3. What reason does Francie give for Mrs. Grace's serving on a budget?
4. What is Francie's mother doing in town when Francie sees her?
5. Why does Holly repeatedly send Francie back to the kitchen with her iced tea?
Short Essay Questions
1. What do trains represent for Francie?
2. What are some of the elements in Francie's world that are causing her so much angst lately?
3. Why is Francie so intent on teaching Jesse to read?
4. What is the content of the letter sent by Francie's father?
5. Who is Alberta and how does Francie meet her?
6. Why does Francie exhibit some passive-aggressive behavior?
7. How has Alberta disguised herself from her traveling companions?
8. Why has Jesse left school and who does Francie think can help her reach him so she can continue the reading lessons?
9. Describe the scene in Diller's Drugs where Francie and Holly have an encounter.
10. How does Francie escape punishment from her mother for being in town when she isn't supposed to be?
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