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Terry Spencer Hesser
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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. In Chapter 4, Tara says that "invisible ____ had snuck into my brain."
(a) Doctors.
(b) Dictators.
(c) Demons.
(d) Devils.

2. What is a form of dermatitis or inflammation of the epidermis (skin)?
(a) Eczema.
(b) Impetigo.
(c) Rosacea.
(d) Psoriasis.

3. Who asks Tara whether she has ever stolen anything in Chapter 12?
(a) Donna.
(b) Tara's mother.
(c) Father O'Malley.
(d) Greta.

4. Keesha does not allow Tara to walk where alone in Chapter 5?
(a) Church.
(b) School.
(c) The pool.
(d) Catechism class.

5. Who does Tara's mother run to after a scene at the carnival in Chapter 10?
(a) Dr. Rosenbaum.
(b) Tara's father.
(c) Mr. Philips.
(d) Greta.

Short Answer Questions

1. What school does Donna attend in Chapter 11?

2. What refers to distress or uneasiness of mind caused by fear of danger or misfortune?

3. What does Tara's mother do because of Tara's behavior at the carnival in Chapter 10?

4. What is the name of Tara's little sister?

5. Tara's mother tells Tara that she did what when she was young in Chapter 3?

Short Essay Questions

1. How does Chapter 11 serve the plot of the narrative? How do the events in this chapter relate to those in Chapter 10?

2. How does Tara describe the summer between fifth and sixth grades in Chapter 7?

3. How are the relationships between Tara and her friends described in Chapter 7?

4. How has Tara's erratic behavior evolved at the beginning of Chapter 4? What does Tara do about her condition?

5. What takes place at the carnival in Chapter 10?

6. How does Tara deal with her parents' absence while they are at work in Chapter 8?

7. What does Tara relate about her family and her relationship with her father in Chapter 8?

8. What exchange does Tara describe with Mrs. Scott in Chapter 1? What causes Tara's humiliation?

9. How have Tara's relationships with her friends changed by seventh grade?

10. How does Tara describe her relationship with her mother in Chapter 2? How does she describe her friends?

(see the answer keys)

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