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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. When Li'l Bit is born, who is able to hold her in an outstretched hand?
(a) Uncle Peck.
(b) Aunt Mary.
(c) Mother.
(d) Big Papa.

2. Who or what is Li'l Bit's constant companion in her dorm room?
(a) Canadian V.O.
(b) Rich man's daughter.
(c) Teacher.
(d) Drugs.

3. What does Li'l Bit's hair smell like?
(a) The outdoors.
(b) Cigarette smoke.
(c) Perfume.
(d) Herbal Essence shampoo.

4. What does Peck say that he lives all week for?
(a) Molesting his niece.
(b) A few minutes with Li'l Bit.
(c) Driving in the country.
(d) A drink on the weekend.

5. What time of day and season is it when the first scene begins?
(a) A calm autumn afternoon.
(b) A windy spring day.
(c) A warm summer evening.
(d) A stormy winter night.

Short Answer Questions

1. Why does Peck refer to the car as a she?

2. What gender does Li'l Bit decide to use when referring to the car?

3. What represents the car in the first scene?

4. What does Grandma blame for her crippled shoulders?

5. What age is Li'l Bit when she first tells the audience about her family?

Short Essay Questions

1. At age 11, can Li'l Bit actually drive?

2. Why does Li'l Bit not want to be called by that name any longer in the family dinner scene?

3. What happens after Peck's surprising declaration to Li'l Bit at the end of the photo shoot?

4. During the 1966 scene titled "The Anthropology of the Female Body in Ninth Grade", an occasional beeping is heard only by the reader and by Li'l Bit. What is the beeping.

5. What is Li'l Bit's plan to keep Peck from drinking?

6. Who is looking in at the sock hop, but not seen by the students?

7. How does Peck position Li'l Bit for her first driving lesson?

8. Why does Li'l Bit describe herself as cynical in 1969?

9. Describe the positioning on Li'l Bit and Peck in the first scene.

10. What purpose does the music serve in "How I Learned to Drive"?

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