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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 the name of Aunt March's maid?
2. To get even with Jo for not letting her go to a play, Amy does what?
(a) She tells everyone a bad rumor about Jo.
(b) She rips Jo's dress.
(c) She burns Jo's manuscript.
(d) She throws Jo's favorite doll away.
3. Who is upset about the idea that Meg might marry Mr. Brooke?
4. Who marries the couple?
(b) Mr. Hummel
(c) Mr. March
5. On the day of Amy's planned event, what happens?
(a) The event is a complete success.
(b) The event is postponed due to rain.
(c) Amy becomes too ill to host the event.
(d) Nobody shows up for the event.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does each girl find under her pillow one Christmas morning?
2. What happens during Mr. and Mrs. Brooke's dinner?
3. Where is Meg's wedding held?
4. What secret does Laurie tell Jo?
5. Laurie and Jo go to a nearby river to do what?
Short Essay Questions
1. Describe what illnesses do to the family in chapter sixteen.
2. How does Marmee's attitude about Meg and Mr. Brooke and her children growing up in general illustrate Alcott's progressive views on the position of women in the late 1800s?
3. Explain how Marmee's hope, in chapter nine, that her children will be happy, whether married or single, reflects the changing times when Alcott was writing the book in the 1860s.
4. Describe how both Amy and Jo are used to teach a lesson about anger and revenge in chapter eight.
5. Describe Jo's attitude in chapter three and how it defies conventional thinking in that era.
6. How are Amy and Jo's roles viewed differently, as they go on social calls in chapter twenty-six?
7. How, in chapter six, do the girls' attitudes toward their neighbors grow and adapt?
8. How is the idea that leisure doesn't pay neatly illustrated by Marmee for all of the girls in chapter eleven?
9. How does Jo cutting her hair in chapter fourteen affect the family, and what does it symbolize in the broader scheme of things?
10. How does Meg show, in chapter twenty, that, even though much of the book goes against the tradition of the times, traditional choices are still alright for some?
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