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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 is notable about Peyton on her wedding day?
(a) She is sad.
(b) She is stunning.
(c) She is doubtful.
(d) She is drunk.
2. What is the primary relationship in LIE DOWN IN DARKNESS?
(a) Helen and Milton.
(b) Milton and Dolly.
(c) Peyton and Harry.
(d) Milton and Peyton.
3. Carey recalls that after Maudie's death, Helen and Milton ____________________.
(a) Were inseparable.
(b) Were reconciled.
(c) Were preparing to divorce.
(d) Were distraught in their grief.
4. Where had Peyton been for three months in Milton's flashback?
(a) At camp.
(c) In a psychiatric facility.
(d) Visiting relatives.
5. What is the name of the tearoom where Helen meets Dolly Bonner?
(a) Wonderland Tearoom.
(b) The Tea Cozy.
(c) Russian Tearoom.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where does Peyton find Milton at the end of the football game?
2. Why does Dolly call the Loftis house prior to the celebration in #110?
3. Why has the hearse stopped on the way to the cemetery?
4. Where does Helen take Maudie in November of 1942?
5. What is Carey's first impression of Helen?
Short Essay Questions
1. What comment does Helen make to Carey as they leave for the cemetery which acts as foreshadowing?
2. How does Peyton and Harry's first night as a married couple mirror Milton and Helen's marriage?
3. What trip do Helen and Maudie take in November of 1942?
4. What does Dick do while Helen and Maudie are out of town and he has the house to himself?
5. Who does Helen blame for Maudie's death?
6. Does Helen seek out Carey for her belief in God or something else?
7. What does Helen do when Dolly calls the Loftis home on Christmas?
8. What does Milton remember about the Christmas of 1941?
9. What is Dolly's response to Helen's accusations and demands at the tearoom?
10. What is the nature of Christmas 1941 in the Loftis household?
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