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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 job does Del's mother have?
(a) Traveling salesperson
(d) Hair stylist
2. What does Del do with the box containing Uncle Craig's manuscript?
(a) Puts her jewelry in it
(b) Puts her own writing in it
(c) Puts frogs in it
(d) Puts photos in it
3. Who is the main character of this book?
(a) Deb Jordan
(b) Del Shannon
(c) Del Jordan
(d) Deb Hall
4. What do Del and Mary Agnes discover along the riverbank?
(a) A dead cow
(b) Dead fish
(c) A dead body
5. Who is the boarder that Del's mother takes in?
(a) Fawn Dogherty
(b) Fern Dogherty
(c) Felicia Dogherty
(d) Fern Dawson
Short Answer Questions
1. What announcement does Benny make?
2. How does Del believe her prayer is answered?
3. What is the plan to keep Major from killing again?
4. What is the name of the woman Benny brings home?
5. Del's mother denounces religion and _______________________________.
Short Essay Questions
1. When Del stays with her aunts for the summer there is an event which sticks out in her mind. What is the event and what does it point out about her aunts?
2. Where do Del's aunts move after Uncle Craig dies?
3. What do Del's aunts believe about ambition in life?
4. How does the story begin?
5. What is the episode that evolves after Major kills a sheep?
6. What is Del's mother's position on religion?
7. What prompts Del to call Uncle Bill her "fairy godfather?"
8. How does Del come to the realization that not all prayers are answered in the way one would like?
9. Who is Mary Agnes?
10. What is especially troubling for Del about the plan to kill Major?
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