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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 8.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What other girls are "after" Acton?
(a) A group of white girls.
(b) Dorcas's best friend, Felice.
(c) No other girls desire Acton.
(d) All of them.
2. Why does Joe want to stay near Dorcas after he shoots her?
(a) He wants her to die in his arms.
(b) He doesn't want anyone else to touch her.
(c) He wants to be arrested and taken to prison.
(d) He wants her to keep from falling.
3. What does Alice protect Dorcas from?
(b) Unhealthy habits.
(c) Seductive and violent music.
4. Who adopts Joe at birth?
(a) Rose Dear.
(b) Violet's parents.
(c) True Belle.
(d) Rhoda and Frank Williams.
5. What year does Joe and Violet move to the city?
(c) The author does not include a date.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who does Alice eventually allow to come visit her at home?
2. Why does Dorcas think she is falling at the party?
3. Why does Joe begin tracking Dorcas down with a gun?
4. Why doesn't a fire truck intervene during the house fire in Dorcas's home?
5. What area does the author describe in springtime?
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