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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 4.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does Joe buy Dorcas the first day they meet?
(a) A dress.
(b) A horse.
(d) Peppermint candy.
2. What does Violet do after she runs from the funeral home?
(a) Takes a train back to Virginia.
(b) Tries to commit suicide.
(c) Attacks Joe while he is sleeping.
(d) Releases all the birds from their cages.
3. What does Malvonne find behind her refrigerator?
(a) A box of money.
(b) An old diamond ring.
(c) A coin collection.
(d) A sack of stolen mail.
4. Why does True Belle send Violet to Palestine?
(a) To get away from Joe.
(b) To pick cotton.
(c) Violet becomes pregnant.
(d) To go to beauty school.
5. Where do Dorcas's clothespin dolls lay?
(a) In a cigar box.
(b) Under her pillow.
(c) Within an old oak tree.
(d) On the floor of the burnt-down home.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the reaction from Joe's friends and family when he and Violet move to the city?
2. What happens to Dorcas's mother?
3. Who does Alice eventually allow to come visit her at home?
4. In the beginning of the book, why does Joe say he shoots Dorcas?
5. What does the train conductor announce when he walks through the cabin where Joe and Violet are standing?
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