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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What is the real reason the ambulance is delayed?
(a) It is black people calling.
(b) They run out of gas.
(c) Joe tries to stop the ambulance from helping.
(d) They know of Dorcas's reputation.
2. Who tells Joe about Dorcas's last words?
(b) Dorcas's mother.
(c) No one.
3. What is the relationship between Felice, Joe, and Violet like after Dorcas's death?
(a) Felice and Joe begin having an affair without Violet knowing.
(b) Felice becomes a sort of foster daughter.
(c) Violet and Felice become best friends.
(d) Felice moves in with Joe and Violet and the three become inseparable.
4. Why does Dorcas have to be careful about how she looks and acts around Acton?
(a) He demoralizes her and hit her.
(b) He suspects she is not really in love with him.
(c) He has the power to make or break her career.
(d) He moves on to another girl.
5. What is Dorcas feeling as she is dancing with Acton?
(c) Completely happy.
6. What does Dorcas notice about Joe when he shoots her?
(a) He is unrecognizable.
(b) He looks like her father.
(c) He is crying.
(d) He looks insane.
7. What do Joe and Violet take up on the roof with them?
(a) A picnic.
(b) A bird.
(c) A record player.
(d) A photograph.
8. What does Lestory name the girl in his cabin?
9. Where does Vera Louise go until she has the baby?
10. What does Joe hear in the woods after fishing?
(a) Violet screaming.
(b) A woman singing in the forest.
(c) Dogs barking and fighting.
(d) A fire burning.
11. What do Joe or Violet do after supper near the end of the story?
(a) Wash dishes.
(b) Call their parents.
(c) Play poker.
(d) Go for a walk.
12. What does Golden Gray ask Lestory?
(a) Why Lestory never tries to contact him.
(b) Why he is still single.
(c) Why he never loves Golden Gray's mother.
(d) Why he finds Golden Gray's mother so attractive.
13. Why does Alice move back to Springfield?
(a) She falls in love with a man there.
(b) To work for a white woman she knows.
(c) She is too sad staying in Harlem.
(d) She is running from the Harlem police.
14. At the end of the story, what do Joe and Violet do together?
(a) Run away to Chicago.
(b) Play checkers.
(c) Cook over a fire.
(d) Whisper under the covers.
15. Why does Joe want to find Dorcas again?
(a) So he can divorce Violet and run away.
(b) So he can tell her all about his childhood.
(c) So they are happy together again.
(d) So she is safe.
Short Answer Questions
1. What sort of person does Dorcas want to be with?
2. What sort of present does Acton buy Dorcas?
3. How often does Felice see her parents growing up?
4. Why does Dorcas hope Joe comes looking for her after she breaks up with him?
5. Why does True Belle return to Vesper County?
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