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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 Golden Gray do before caring for the naked woman?
(a) He cares for his horses and changes clothes.
(b) He starts a fire and boils hot water for tea.
(c) He finds a doctor.
(d) He cooks a meal and eats it.
2. What does True Belle hope Vera Louise does with the extra money her mother gives her?
(a) Spend it on nice clothes.
(b) Invest it in a bank.
(c) Use it to buy True Belle's husband and children out of slavery.
(d) Donate it to a good cause.
3. What does Rose tell people about why her husband leaves?
(a) He is very sick and has to get professional help.
(b) He is going to college in New York City.
(c) He is running from the police.
(d) He is fed up with the price of coffee and his daughter's physical ailments.
4. What, in Dorcas's mind, is wrong with Joe?
(a) He has no musical talent.
(b) He is cognitively impaired.
(c) He adores Dorcas, no matter what she does.
(d) He has no sensitive side.
5. What does Felice learn about the ring's location?
(a) It is lost in the club where Dorcas is shot.
(b) It is sold to a local auction house.
(c) Dorcas is buried wearing the ring.
(d) Joe keeps the ring with him at all times.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the name of the speakeasy where Joe gets a job?
2. Who else is at the party with Dorcas and Acton?
3. What does Felice's mother have to show in order for her to be able to go inside the store?
4. What does Lestory find when he gets back to his cabin?
5. What is Felice's response to Violet's invitation?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Vera Louise's mother do when she finds out Vera Louise is pregnant?
2. Who are the only people who do not know that Vera Louise has a son with a black man?
3. What sorts of things to Joe and Violet do together once their relationship is renewed?
4. Why doesn't Dorcas want anyone to call an ambulance for her after she is shot?
5. Describe the initial meeting between Golden Gray and his father in Chapter Seven.
6. In Chapter Eight, why does the narrator say Dorcas is getting tired of Joe?
7. Describe Vera Louise's father's reaction when he is told Vera Louise is pregnant.
8. Describe the way Felice obtains the ring, as presented by the narrator in Chapter Nine.
9. Why do you think the ambulance takes such a long time to come help Dorcas? What excuses do they give?
10. How does the narrator describe Acton?
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