The Last Night of Ballyhoo Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

Alfred Uhry
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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What was his major?
(a) Business.
(b) Biology.
(c) Music.
(d) Art.

2. What does Reba comment to herself, regarding Sunny?
(a) She is happy Sunny is not like her.
(b) She is sad Sunny is so much like her.
(c) She is happy Sunny is at least a little like her.
(d) She is sad Sunny is not more like her.

3. Of what does this news about Sylvan convince everyone?
(a) He is not taking Lala to Ballyhoo.
(b) He has already left to pick up his real date to Ballyhoo.
(c) He already has a date to Ballyhoo.
(d) He will be asking Lala to Ballyhoo.

4. What will Lala not find out?
(a) Where Sylvan is going.
(b) When she will see Sylvan again.
(c) Where she can find Sylvan.
(d) Whether Sylvan is going to take her to the dance.

5. What does Boo do to discover that Sylvan left with his tuxedo and dancing shoes?
(a) She stops by his house and speaks with the housekeeper.
(b) She calls hi father.
(c) She calls the housekeeper back.
(d) She calls his mother.

6. What had Sunny's father done for Boo?
(a) He had given her the sterling silver she insisted upon when she got married.
(b) He had helped her raise Lala.
(c) He had given her many reasons to not trust him.
(d) He had loved her like a sister.

7. What does Boo suggest that Lala should have on her mind?
(a) Other things, such as what gifts she would like for Christmas.
(b) Other things, such as who is going to take her to Ballyhoo in a couple of weeks.
(c) Other things, such as her school work.
(d) Other things, such as what she will sing in the Christmas pagent.

8. About what do Sunny and Adolph chat?
(a) Adolph's job.
(b) The weather.
(c) The way they used to play cards when Sunny was little.
(d) Joe.

9. After some small talk about how Joe got his job with Adolph, what does Joe ask?
(a) Where is Sunny's family is from.
(b) If her family practices their faith.
(c) Whether Sunny and her family really are Jewish.
(d) If Sunny will go to Ballyhoo with him.

10. What happens before she has a chance to answer?
(a) The man leaves.
(b) Someone screams.
(c) The conductor calls "All Aboard!"
(d) The train stops abruptly.

11. What does Sunny say about reading her book?
(a) Reading communist writing does not make a person into one.
(b) She too loves Jane Austen.
(c) Train rides are good for reading Shakespeare.
(d) She would like to be a model for Vogue, someday.

12. How had Reba felt when she was young about Ballyhoo?
(a) Nervous about going.
(b) Not interested in going.
(c) Worried about going.
(d) Silly aout going.

13. Who is Sunny?
(a) Boo's other daughter and Lala's sister.
(b) Reba's daughter who attends Wellesley College.
(c) Reba's neice who lives down the street.
(d) Adolph's daughter who is visiting from New York City.

14. How does Sunny respond when Lala asks how they know each other?
(a) They met on a bus.
(b) They met in college.
(c) They met at the train station.
(d) They met on the train.

15. What does Lala eagerly observe about Joe?
(a) He seems interested in her.
(b) He is very attractive.
(c) He will be around for Ballyhoo.
(d) He will be coming back later in the week.

Short Answer Questions

1. Where is Louisa, their cook, going to work?

2. From whom does Lala find out that Sylvan has already left?

3. On a train stopping over in Baltimore, what is Reba's daughter, Sunny, doing?

4. Who is Sunny's father?

5. How are Sunny and Joe left alone?

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