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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does Del do one day when she is tired of repeating answers?
(c) Pretends to vomit
(d) Runs away
2. Which of the following activities does Del's mother not do?
(a) Joins a book group
(b) Designs clothes
(c) Writes letters to the newspapers
(d) Takes a correspondence history course
3. What happens when Major kills another sheep?
(a) He has to be put down
(b) He is confined to the house
(c) He is sent to obedience school
(d) He is castrated
4. Benny is a collector of ________________.
(d) Fenton glass
5. According to Del's mother, God was made by man, ______________________________.
(a) As it says in the Bible
(b) Not the other way around
(c) Which is what everyone should believe
(d) As a supreme act of love
6. Where does Del spend time at Uncle Craig's house in order to avoid his dead body?
(d) Back porch
7. Del's prays that she will _____________________________.
(a) Grow up to be beautiful
(b) Marry a rich man
(c) Not have to continue to suffer with learning to sew
(d) Go to a good college
8. Where do Aunt Elspeth and Aunt Grace move after Uncle Craig's death?
(a) Jenkin's Bend
(d) Jenkin's Cove
9. What is the plan to keep Major from killing again?
(a) Keep him tied up
(b) Let him run away
(c) Send him to obedience school
(d) Lock him in the house
10. What do Del's aunts bring her one day?
(a) A box of family photos
(b) A prom dress
(c) A car
(d) Uncle Craig's manuscript
11. How long to Uncle Bill and Aunt Nile stay at Del's house?
(a) One week
(b) One afternoon
(c) One month
(d) One night
12. How does Del believe her prayer is answered?
(a) She gets asked to the prom
(b) Her hair is really shiny
(c) Her teacher excuses her from sewing lessons
(d) She gets a college scholarship
13. What do Del's aunts think about Uncle Craig's decision not to run for election?
(a) It is tragic
(b) It is a waste of talent
(c) It is noble
(d) It is a joke
14. Where is it thought that Madeleine moves after leaving Benny?
15. What does Del's mother do in an attempt to develop a social life?
(a) Joins a sorority
(b) Joins the Garden Club
(c) Hosts a ladies' party
(d) Volunteers at the museum
Short Answer Questions
1. What news does Del receive when she returns home from her aunts' house?
2. What is the name of the woman Benny brings home?
3. What job does Del's mother have?
4. What reality about Uncle Benny does Del try to understand?
5. Del is asked to recall on cue information such as the names of the American presidents or _______________________.
This section contains 479 words
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