Little Earthquakes Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

Jennifer Weiner
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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Why does Richard whisper for Ayinde in the darkness in their bedroom?
(a) He is sick.
(b) He is about to fall out of the bed since Julian is sleeping with them.
(c) He wants to talk.
(d) Julian is crying.

2. What are Kelly's sisters doing while they are visiting?
(a) Talking about themselves.
(b) Asking to borrow jewelry .
(c) Cleaning the house.
(d) Helping with the baby.

3. What problems did Ayinde's mother have?
(a) She didn't have problems; she was the perfect mother.
(b) She was abusive.
(c) She drank and took diet pills.
(d) She yelled.

4. What bad news does Becky receive at the doctor's office?
(a) That he wants to do a c-section.
(b) That they baby is sick.
(c) That her blood pressure is high.
(d) That she isn't ready.

5. What does Julian do during the photo shoot?
(a) Cries.
(b) Pees on Ayinde's dress.
(c) Smiles and laughs.
(d) Spits everywhere.

6. At the hospital, Ayinde's mother wants to be called what?
(a) Bobo.
(b) Mom.
(c) Edith.
(d) Lolo.

7. At the beginning of June, Ayinde and Julian are sitting on the bed watching Richard. What is Richard doing?
(a) Practicing basketball.
(b) Packing for a trip.
(c) Doing sit-ups.
(d) Watching TV.

8. What city does Lia's mother live in?
(a) Boston.
(b) St. Louis.
(c) Chicago.
(d) Philadelphia.

9. Which of the four main characters is an only child?
(a) Kelly.
(b) Lia.
(c) Becky.
(d) Ayinde.

10. What advice does Lolo give Ayinde about being a mother?
(a) Take some time for yourself.
(b) Spoil your baby.
(c) Just try your best.
(d) Breastfeeding is best.

11. The burned broccoli reminds Kelly of what?
(a) That things will be okay.
(b) Something she forgot at the grocery store.
(c) Her mom.
(d) None of the above.

12. How does Ayinde feel about Richard leaving?
(a) She is looking forward to time with just Julian.
(b) She doesn't want him to go.
(c) She is happy.
(d) She is worried.

13. What is the profession of Ayinde's husband?
(a) Professional athlete.
(b) Doctor.
(c) Lawyer.
(d) Nurse.

14. Where does Kelly decide to work?
(a) At home.
(b) At the office.
(c) At the coffee shop.
(d) At the park.

15. Becky owns a restaurant with a partner. Who is the partner's name?
(a) Sarah.
(b) Lia.
(c) Mimi.
(d) Kelly.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Lia tells Sam about her family?

2. In Chapter 2, Becky's cell phone rings but Becky refuses to answer. Who is Becky refusing to talk to?

3. Who is Ayinde's mother looking for when they arrive at the photo shoot?

4. Where had Lia gone when she left Caleb with the neighbor?

5. Where does Becky take Lia after they talk outside of Becky's home?

(see the answer keys)

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