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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 do people in Li'l Bit's family get nicknamed?
(a) By the grandmother.
(b) By the grandfather.
(c) For their dominating characteristic.
(d) For their genitalia.

2. What smells does Li'l Bit describe in the first scene?
(a) Fresh country air.
(b) Animals and damp soil.
(c) Oil and gas from the car.
(d) Clover, hay, and leather dashboard.

3. Li'l Bit refers her first lesson as the "initiation into a boy's first love." What is this first love?
(a) Sex.
(b) Mothers.
(c) Toys.
(d) Cars.

4. Who says: "Sometimes to tell a secret, you first have to teach a lesson"?
(a) Li'l Bit.
(b) Peck.
(c) Grandmother.
(d) Mother.

5. When the countryside is dotted with farmhouses, what do people witness from their front porches?
(a) An eclipse.
(b) Tornados.
(c) The Civil War.
(d) Planes taking off.

Short Answer Questions

1. Li'l Bit becomes embarrassed when family members talk and joke about her breasts. Who tries to change the subject?

2. Where does Li'l Bit receive her first driving lesson at?

3. What is the suggested music when Peck molests Li'l Bit in the first scene?

4. Who is sixteen before realizing that pedophilia does not mean people who like to ride bicycles?

5. What kind of work does Li'l Bit do when she cannot find it?

Short Essay Questions

1. What does Li'l Bit have to say about pedophilia?

2. How do Peck and Li'l Bit define Peck being good?

3. What are Li'l Bit's conditions for the weekly meeting with her uncle?

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

5. Describe Greg, the boy who asks Li'l Bit to dance.

6. Why does Grandma want to scare Li'l Bit with talks of sex.

7. What does Peck pantomime in the first scene?

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

9. Describe Big Papa.

10. 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?

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