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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 does Felice say Dorcas does for Acton?
(a) Cuts her hair.
(b) Murders her friend.
(c) Sells her car.
(d) Buy him presents.
2. Why does Dorcas have to be careful about how she looks and acts around Acton?
(a) He has the power to make or break her career.
(b) He suspects she is not really in love with him.
(c) He demoralizes her and hit her.
(d) He moves on to another girl.
3. What does Vera Louise do with True Belle's wages?
(a) Gives them to her for Christmas.
(b) Gives them to local servants.
(c) Keeps them "in trust" for her.
(d) Spends them on the baby.
4. What is Felice's response to Violet's invitation?
(a) She says she never eats Violet's food.
(b) She hugs Violet.
(c) She accepts.
(d) She ignores Violet.
5. Who does True Belle constantly describe to Violet?
(b) Her dead husband.
(c) Violet's mother.
(d) Golden Gray.
Short Answer Questions
1. What sort of birth does the naked pregnant girl have?
2. What is the true reason Dorcas breaks up with Joe?
3. What does Lestory name the girl in his cabin?
4. At the end of the story, what do Joe and Violet do together?
5. Who else is at the party with Dorcas and Acton?
Short Essay Questions
1. What happens to the cotton plantation thirteen years after Golden Gray confronts his father?
2. Describe the birthing scene of the naked black girl in Chapter Seven.
3. Describe the way Dorcas is feeling at the party in the beginning of Chapter Eight.
4. Describe Acton's reaction to the shooting of Dorcas in Chapter Eight.
5. In Chapter 10, why does Joe get a new job? Does this help his relationship with Violet?
6. Why does Dorcas break up with Joe?
7. Describe what Violet sees when she first spots Felice in Chapter Nine.
8. In Chapter Eight, what does Dorcas notice about Joe?
9. What does Vera Louise's mother do when she finds out Vera Louise is pregnant?
10. Describe Vera Louise's father's reaction when he is told Vera Louise is pregnant.
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