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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 3.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Why is Dorcas rejected by teenage boys her own age?
(a) She wears unfashionable clothing.
(b) She is smarter and sharper.
(c) She is tall and beautiful.
(d) She is much more mature than they.
2. What instrument is constantly played during the parade?
3. Who does Dorcas cry for during her mother's funeral?
(b) Her dolls.
(c) Her mother.
(d) Her father.
4. Who rents Joe and Dorcas a bedroom once a week?
(a) Dorcas's mother.
(b) Rose Dear.
5. What does Malvonne do for a living?
(a) Cleans offices.
(b) Runs a daycare.
(c) Delivers newspapers.
(d) Cooks for neighbors.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Dorcas rescue from her home as a small child?
2. Who understands, like Joe, what it feels like to feel nothing inside?
3. How does Alice describe Dorcas?
4. Why doesn't a fire truck intervene during the house fire in Dorcas's home?
5. In the beginning of the book, why does Joe say he shoots Dorcas?
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