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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 Clarissa seem to like about Francie's house?
(a) Good cooking.
(b) Good music.
(d) A family environment.
2. Where does Francie make Jesse hide?
(a) The attic.
(b) The shed.
(c) A cave.
(d) The cellar.
3. What is in the box that Mama has brought home?
(a) New cookware.
(b) A watch.
(c) A pink hat.
(d) A new dress.
4. Where does Francie put food so Jesse will find it?
(a) The train station.
(b) The woods.
(c) The creek.
(d) The abandoned mine.
5. What is the last piece of mail the family receives at their house?
(a) A letter from Daddy.
(b) A postcard from California.
(c) A flyer.
(d) A church bulletin.
Short Answer Questions
1. Which of the following is NOT something that depresses Francie at the moment?
2. Why does Francie suddenly leave work at the school teacher's home?
3. Francie hears Mabel say that she had been frightened by _______________________.
4. When does Daddy's letter say that he thinks he can bring his family to Chicago?
5. Mr. Early claims that his dogs can smell a__________________.
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Mama's comment to Miss Beach about September foreshadow for the family?
2. What preparations does Francie make for helping Jesse after she returns from visiting Auntie?
3. What stresses does Francie experience? Why are they particularly trying for a young girl?
4. Where does Jesse say he is headed? What does Francie do to try to protect him for the night?
5. When does Francie become sure that Jesse is hiding in the woods?
6. Why is Francie disheartened when she sees Alberta again?
7. What makes Francie run away from her job at Miss Rivers' home and what does she tell her mother about it?
8. What impact could Francie's protection of Jesse have for the whole neighborhood?
9. What is the content of Daddy's letter? How does the family react to it?
10. Why does Clarissa Montgomery drive to Francine's house on the night the men and the dogs are searching for Jesse?
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