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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 3.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does Dorcas put on Joe's hands?
(a) Aloe vera.
(b) White paint.
(c) Cream and clear nail polish.
(d) Butter and sugar.
2. What happens the same day Dorcas's mother is burned in the house fire?
(a) Dorcas is fired from her job.
(b) She overdoses on medication.
(c) Dorcas's father is killed during a race riot.
(d) She is arrested by the police for murder.
3. Why does Malvonne want to make sure the young black girl's letter gets to the law school?
(a) She is afraid the girl has to get a low-paying job instead.
(b) She is threatened by the police.
(c) The young black girl is Malvonne's daughter.
(d) She is afraid she is reported for having stolen mail.
4. What happens to Dorcas's mother?
(a) She runs away to Mexico.
(b) She gradually becomes insane.
(c) She dies in a housefire.
(d) She is killed by a boyfriend.
5. Where do Dorcas's clothespin dolls lay?
(a) In a cigar box.
(b) Within an old oak tree.
(c) On the floor of the burnt-down home.
(d) Under her pillow.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is Joe selling when he meets Dorcas?
2. What does Malvonne find behind her refrigerator?
3. Who does Dorcas cry for during her mother's funeral?
4. What does Joe buy Dorcas the first day they meet?
5. What does Dorcas rescue from her home as a small child?
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