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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does Uncle Bill ask for but Mother does not have in the house?
(d) Hot chocolate
2. Who is the boarder that Del's mother takes in?
(a) Fern Dogherty
(b) Fawn Dogherty
(c) Fern Dawson
(d) Felicia Dogherty
3. Where is it thought that Madeleine moves after leaving Benny?
4. What product does Del's mother sell?
(b) Vacuum cleaners
(c) Homemade jam
5. What is the name of the store Del must pass to get home?
(a) Flats Road Market
(b) Mini Mart
(c) Buckles Store
(d) Last Chance Grocery
6. Why does Benny drive to Ketchener?
(a) To buy groceries
(b) To pick up a new housekeeper
(c) To go to the post office
(d) To get a haircut
7. What does Del's mother accuse Del of becoming?
(a) Self-conscious about her smarts
(b) Too big for her britches
(c) Too arrogant
(d) A snot nose
8. Which of the following does Del's mother not eventually refer to her as on their sales trips?
(c) Useless cargo
9. Del's prays that she will _____________________________.
(a) Marry a rich man
(b) Go to a good college
(c) Grow up to be beautiful
(d) Not have to continue to suffer with learning to sew
10. Where does Del put Uncle Craig's manuscript?
(a) A cardboard box in the basement
(b) A safety deposit box
(c) A desk drawer
(d) A cedar chest in the attic
11. According to Del's mother, God was made by man, ______________________________.
(a) Which is what everyone should believe
(b) As it says in the Bible
(c) Not the other way around
(d) As a supreme act of love
12. According to Del's aunts it is better to ________________________.
(a) Exercise in the mornings
(b) Be satisfied with what one has
(c) Have loved and lost than never to have loved at all
(d) Eat a light supper
13. Who is Del's brother?
14. What type of newspapers does Benny collect?
15. What job does Del's mother have?
(c) Hair stylist
(d) Traveling salesperson
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Del's mother do in an attempt to develop a social life?
2. Where does Del spend time at Uncle Craig's house in order to avoid his dead body?
3. Del realizes that prayer and ____________ do not always fit nicely together.
4. According to Del's mother, it makes no more sense to believe that an unseen being died for our sins than it would be to ___________________________________.
5. Who is the main character of this book?
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