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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. How old is Grandma when she marries?
2. What is Li'l Bit's mother's name?
(a) We never learn it.
(d) The titless wonder.
3. Who does Li'l Bit meet on the long bus ride to Upstate New York?
(a) A senior from Walt Whitman High.
(b) A boy she goes to school with.
(c) An older man who seduces her.
(d) A relative that she hasn't seen for some time.
4. According to Peck, how are men taught to drive?
(a) With daring.
(b) With careful attention to details.
(c) With confidence.
(d) With speed.
5. Who participates in the scene with three generations at the kitchen table?
(a) BB, Peck, Grandfather.
(b) Li'l Bit, Mother, Grandmother.
(c) Li'l Bit, Aunt Mary, Grandmother.
(d) Li'l Bit, Peck, Grandfather.
Short Answer Questions
1. What kind of work does Li'l Bit do when she cannot find it?
2. What does Peck say that he lives all week for?
3. What does Li'l Bit's hair smell like?
4. Who does Peck take fishing?
5. What play does the following line come from: "The quality of mercy is not strained"?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Li'l Bit have to say about why she is kicked out of school in 1970?
2. What views on women does Peck share with Li'l Bit as he does the dishes?
3. What trick does Jerome play on Li'l Bit?
4. Why does Grandma want to scare Li'l Bit with talks of sex.
5. If you didn't know the ages of Li'l Bit and Peck in the first scene, who acts more like the adult and who acts more like the child?
6. What happens after Peck's surprising declaration to Li'l Bit at the end of the photo shoot?
7. When Li'l Bit goes on the bus ride as an older woman, does she intend to seduce the young man who sits next to her on the bus?
8. Describe Peck's appearance and demeanor while doing dishes at the 1964 Christmas.
9. How does Aunt Mary view her niece?
10. Li'l Bit leaves for college. What types of gifts does Peck send her?
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