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

2. On a train stopping over in Baltimore, what is Reba's daughter, Sunny, doing?
(a) Sneezing.
(b) Sleeping.
(c) Sits reading
(d) Singing.

3. What is she reading?
(a) A magazine.
(b) A novel.
(c) A book by a Communist writer.
(d) Shakespeare sonnets.

4. What does she tell him about her family?
(a) It is the only Jewish family on a socially mobile, very Protestant street.
(b) It is one of many Jewish families on the block.
(c) They are very strange, since they are not practicing Jews.
(d) They love to have company come to visit.

5. How does Reba react to this news?
(a) She congratulates her happily.
(b) She tells her she is making a good decision.
(c) She is surprised.
(d) She is disappointed.

Short Answer Questions

1. By whom is Sunny interrupted?

2. Why does Boo ask Adolph why he is going down to pick up Sunny at the train station?

3. Who is Sylvan?

4. About what do Adolph and Sunny chat, right before Reba goes up to bed?

5. What does Boo say as Lala storms up to her room telling them all to stop looking at her?

Short Essay Questions

1. What does Reba say when Boo complains about Lala?

2. What has Reba made for Adolph for Christmas? What does he think about it?

3. How are Peachy and Joe left alone?

4. How does Sunny describe Ballyhoo?

5. Who is Peachy taking to the dance?

6. What is Sunny reading? How does Joe respond? What is Sunny's reaction to his response?

7. What exciting thing has happened to Lala?

8. When does Sunny talk about Joe? What does she say?

9. What does Reba say about the two types of Jews?

10. Over what do Boo and Reba argue? Why do they wake up Adolph?

(see the answer keys)

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