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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 seasonal displays does Mingo create?
(a) Outdoor ones.
(b) Christmas-themed ones.
(c) Anti-religious ones.
(d) Tacky ones.
2. What does Earley leave for Raleigh at the hospital in Part 1:Chapter 2?
(a) Instructions for feeding his cat.
(b) A cassette tape-recorded message.
(c) A letter in a sealed envelope.
(d) A video recorded on beta.
3. Where does the route that Raleigh and Mingo are driving, in Part 2, Chapter 16, actually take them?
(a) To Boston.
(b) To a swamp.
(c) To New York.
(d) To a dead end road.
4. Who borrows Vera's car in Part 1, Chapter 9?
5. In the beginning of the novel, who is predicted to fall to pieces by the end of the month?
Short Answer Questions
1. What is Flonnie's favorite past time while living in the nursing home?
2. Who is Bonnie Ellen?
3. Which engine component gives Raleigh car trouble in the Pinto in which he leaves Lovie's house?
4. Who is hiding out in Raleigh's rental property?
5. How old are Caroline and Holly?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is Raleigh's relationship with Mingo, as the story begins in Chapter 1?
2. What note does Raleigh find in Chapter 5, and what is the truth of the situation surrounding that note?
3. What is the misunderstanding that Raleigh's janitor has in Chapter 5?
4. What specific instructions does Raleigh's father give him regarding Gates, and why?
5. How does Raleigh steal the bust from the public library?
6. Discuss Raleigh's family health history and what he does to avoid the same health problems.
7. During Lovie's party, where does Mingo consider running away to, why, and why doesn't he go?
8. What angers Raleigh at Lovie's party? Explain the situation.
9. Explain the legend of Major General Goodrich Hays, C.S.A., and Raleigh's connection to it.
10. How does Raleigh feel about Aura's TV appearance when he sees her on television during his visit with Flossie, and why?
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