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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 made Emma Lou finally decide to go to Jerome's door?
(a) He invited her for lunch
(b) Her anger gave her the courage to go
(c) She liked the look of his front window
(d) He smiled at her in the post office
2. Another food source for the skunks is...
(d) Baby raccoons
3. How do Mr. and Mrs. Grouch respond to Jerome's talking?
(a) They become frightened
(b) They fall to sleep
(c) They begin to sing
(d) They quietly leave the house
4. Strong Heart intends to eat Papa, however...
(a) Papa tricks him
(b) Papa cowers under the bed
(c) Papa runs faster
(d) Papa sprays him
5. Emma Lou's intention is to use her rifle to...
(a) Frighten Donald Roger away for good
(b) Protect Jerome from Donald Roger
(c) Poach deer for her family
(d) Shoot Donald Roger's dog
Short Answer Questions
1. Emma Lou's solution to Jerome's problems is to...
2. Jerome begins to be aware of the fact that...
3. Emma Lou probably gets her tough-guy attitude from...
4. Emma Lou Eppy could be described as...
5. How does Jerome feel about the woodland animals?
Short Essay Questions
1. When Jerome wakes up, the little fawn is hungry. What makes this passage humorous?
2. Why does Emma Lou, initially, want to pay a visit to Jerome?
3. What makes Emma so contentious and determined to battle with Donald Cabot?
4. To what is Jerome referring, when he tells Old Grouch, "I have missed much."
5. Looking back at this chapter, what stands out as ironic, given the outcome of the story?
6. Why does Jerome consider taking a floorboard out?
7. Discuss Jerome's camping experience.
8. What gives Jerome happiness in this first chapter of the story?
9. There is a telling sentence about Jerome's relationships with women in the description of Emma Lou. Do a close reading and discuss some possible meanings.
10. Why would a person use a store window for the front of his home?
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