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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. Why does Dorcas have to be careful about how she looks and acts around Acton?
(a) He suspects she is not really in love with him.
(b) He demoralizes her and hit her.
(c) He moves on to another girl.
(d) He has the power to make or break her career.
2. What does Golden Gray ask Lestory?
(a) Why Lestory never tries to contact him.
(b) Why he finds Golden Gray's mother so attractive.
(c) Why he never loves Golden Gray's mother.
(d) Why he is still single.
3. What is Felice's response to Violet's invitation?
(a) She ignores Violet.
(b) She says she never eats Violet's food.
(c) She accepts.
(d) She hugs Violet.
4. How does True Belle know Vera Louise Gray is pregnant?
(a) She sees it in a dream.
(b) She eavesdrops on Vera Louise's conversation.
(c) True Belle does Vera Louise's laundry.
(d) She reads Vera Louise's diary.
5. How often does Felice see her parents growing up?
(a) Only on holidays.
(b) Once a year.
(c) Every day.
(d) Two or three days every two weeks.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who does Joe think is his mother?
2. What is inside Joe's sample case in Chapter Eight?
3. How old is Joe when the plantation burns?
4. What other girls are "after" Acton?
5. Why does Dorcas think she is falling at the party?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is your understanding of the relationship between Joe, Violet, and Felice in Chapters Nine and Ten?
2. Describe Acton's reaction to the shooting of Dorcas in Chapter Eight.
3. In Chapter Nine, why does Felice come to visit Violet and Joe?
4. In Chapter Seven, what does Henry Lestory find when he gets back to his cabin?
5. In Chapter Seven, why does Joe think Wild is his own mother?
6. Who are the only people who do not know that Vera Louise has a son with a black man?
7. Why does Dorcas break up with Joe?
8. How does the narrator describe Acton?
9. Describe the initial meeting between Golden Gray and his father in Chapter Seven.
10. In Chapter Nine, how does Felice describe Dorcas?
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