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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 to Mary Agnes?
(a) Screams at her
(b) Slaps her
(c) Bites her
(d) Pushes her down the steps
2. What is the name of the store Del must pass to get home?
(a) Mini Mart
(b) Buckles Store
(c) Last Chance Grocery
(d) Flats Road Market
3. How does Del believe her prayer is answered?
(a) She gets asked to the prom
(b) Her hair is really shiny
(c) She gets a college scholarship
(d) Her teacher excuses her from sewing lessons
4. How many acres does Del's family live on?
5. With what animals at Benny's house does Benny claim he will make soup?
6. Which of the following does Del's mother not eventually refer to her as on their sales trips?
(a) Useless cargo
7. How does Del feel when her mother comes to school to present a prize for an essay contest?
(a) She retreats into depression
(b) She is in agony
(c) She is very proud
(d) She endures her mother's public persona
8. Who is Aunt Moira's and Uncle Bob's daughter?
(a) Mary Anne
(b) Mary Elizabeth
(c) Mary Agnes
(d) Mary Jane
9. Which of the following do Del's aunts not do for the family?
(a) Darn socks
(b) Preserve fruits and vegetables
(c) Bake and cook
(d) Tutor the children
10. How long to Uncle Bill and Aunt Nile stay at Del's house?
(a) One week
(b) One afternoon
(c) One night
(d) One month
11. What can Del not give Owen regarding Major?
(a) False hope
(b) Obedience lessons
(c) A new home
(d) A rescue plan
12. What do Del's aunts bring her one day?
(a) A car
(b) Uncle Craig's manuscript
(c) A prom dress
(d) A box of family photos
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 joke
(c) It is noble
(d) It is a waste of talent
14. What does Aunt Moira call Del?
(a) A lunatic
(b) A mad dog
(c) An angel
(d) A jewel
15. What does Del find especially troubling about Major's death?
(a) The deliberateness of the act
(b) Choosing the best place to bury Major
(c) Missing Major's funny tricks
(d) Missing Major licking her face
Short Answer Questions
1. On what day does Del announce that she is going to church?
2. Del is asked to recall on cue information such as the names of the American presidents or _______________________.
3. What does Del's mother do in an attempt to develop a social life?
4. What announcement does Benny make?
5. What is Del's favorite thing out of all of Benny's possessions?
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