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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 Tara's mother threaten to do due to Tara's behavior in Chapter 15?
(a) Move to Alaska.
(b) Have another baby.
(c) Have her committed.
(d) Divorce Tara's father.
2. What is Kristin doing in Chapter 21?
(a) Working as a travel agent.
(c) Working in a laboratory.
3. Who does Tara ask to walk home with her after class in Chapter 21?
(a) Anna and Donna.
(b) Chuck and Donna.
(c) Chuck and Greta.
(d) Keesha and Anna.
4. What happened a few days after Sam kissed Tara, according to Chapter 23?
(a) He got sick.
(b) His parakeet died.
(c) He bought a puppy.
(d) He stopped answering his phone.
5. Who has the fortune, "Good things are coming to you soon" in Chapter 16?
(b) Tara's mother.
(d) Tara's father.
Short Answer Questions
1. In Chapter 22, Tara is how far into her therapy?
2. Who has become pregnant in Chapter 22?
3. According to the Afterword, OCD affects about what percentage of the population in children?
4. What activity would Sam compulsively do, according to his story in Chapter 18?
5. In Chapter 15, after Christmas, Tara doesn't feel she can open any door until she has repeated a routine in which she places her fingers on the door how?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Tara's mother feel after taking Tara to a doctor in Chapter 15? How has Tara's behavior progressed?
2. How does Tara feel about Sam's impending visit in Chapter 18? How does she greet him?
3. What does Tara go with Donna to purchase in Chapter 20? Why?
4. How does Tara describe her analysis of her dream from the beginning of the novel in Chapter 23?
5. What fortunes are read by Tara's family at the Chinese restaurant in Chapter 16?
6. What does Sam bring Tara in Chapter 22? Why?
7. What treatment does Dr. Leopardi suggest in Chapter 19? How difficult does she tell Tara it will be?
8. What conflict takes place between Tara and her father in Chapter 17?
9. What is Tara's first meeting with Dr. Susan Leopardi like in Chapter 19?
10. How does Christmas Day end for Tara in Chapter 14?
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