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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What do Violet and Joe do all night the first time they meet?
2. Who does the best hunter choose to be his apprentices?
(a) Joe and Dorcas.
(b) Joe and his father.
(c) Joe and Victory.
(d) Golden Gray and Lestory.
3. Why doesn't a fire truck intervene during the house fire in Dorcas's home?
(a) All the firemen are on strike.
(b) It is out of gas.
(c) It is waiting for a fire in a white neighborhood.
(d) It is broken down.
4. How does Violet decide to get back at Joe?
(a) Kill his pet dog.
(b) Become pregnant.
(c) Have an affair in their home.
(d) Leave Joe forever.
5. Where does Violet put the picture of Dorcas?
(a) On the mantel.
(b) Under Joe's pillow.
(c) In the oven.
(d) On the front door.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the 1917 parade protesting?
2. In the beginning of the book, why does Joe say he shoots Dorcas?
3. Which of the following are in Violet's apartment?
4. Why is Dorcas rejected by teenage boys her own age?
5. Who tells Violet Dorcas's address?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why is Violet known as "Violent" Trace in town?
2. Describe the first time Joe officially meets Dorcas.
3. What is the significance of Dorcas's clothespin dolls in Chapter Three?
4. Describe Joe's recollection of the train ride to Maryland in Chapter Two.
5. Describe the relationship between Alice Manfred and Dorcas.
6. In Chapter One, how does the narrator describe Violet Trace?
7. In Chapter Two, recount the surprise that Malvonne finds behind her refrigerator and her response to it.
8. Describe the relationship between Violet and Alice as presented in Chapter Three.
9. In Chapter Four, how does the narrator describe the way Violet feels after she attacks Dorcas's body?
10. Briefly describe the nature of Joe and Dorcas's relationship as described in Chapter Two.
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