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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Who has returned to get Jay and Arty?
(d) Their mother.
2. For whom is the football?
3. What can Eddie not allow his mother to see?
(a) He cannot let Grandma Kurnitz see him cry.
(b) The mother he has earned.
(c) Him leaving with the boys.
(d) His anger.
4. What does Bella hope will happen?
(a) She can still marry Johnny.
(b) She can keep her job at the movie theatres.
(c) She and Grandma will never speak again.
(d) She and Grandma Kurnitz can talk things over.
5. In spite of all their differences, what do each of the family members need?
(a) Food from the others.
(b) Money from the others.
(c) The support of the others.
(d) The suggestions of the others.
6. Why is Bella glad that the boys are still there?
(a) She worries about them.
(b) She wants to say goodbye.
(c) She has gifts for them.
(d) She wants to tell them something.
7. From where does Aunt Gert emerge?
(a) The bathroom.
(b) Grandma Kurnitz's room
(c) Under the table.
(d) Her room.
8. How does Grandma Kurnitz leave the room?
(d) Without a word.
9. For whom is the basketball?
10. For what does Eddie thank Grandma Kurnitz?
(a) Making Louie leave.
(b) Giving his letters to the boys.
(c) Being kind to Bella.
(d) Keeping the boys.
11. Why does he change his mind?
(a) He is nervous about owning a business.
(b) His parents' love is secure.
(c) He does not have the knowledge to raise children.
(d) He is tired of living in Yonkers.
12. What does Bella begin to do at the end of the scene?
(a) Call Louie.
(b) Put her things away.
(c) Pack her bags.
(d) Talk to the boys.
13. How many months have gone by?
14. How does Louie respond to this news?
(a) Louie loudly expresses his opinion about the man's real intentions toward Bella.
(b) He yells at Bella.
(c) He calls Johnny to tell him to leave his sister alone.
(d) He laughs very loudly.
15. Why is Grandma verbally battling with Arty?
(a) She loves to argue.
(b) Arty enjoys complaining to Grandma.
(c) They do not agree over what to have for dinner.
(d) To force Arty to drink the horrible mustard soup.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why must Jay help Bella convey her news?
2. What does she insist upon being?
3. What does Jay help Bella convey?
4. How is the opening of this scene different from other scenes?
5. Who does Jay want to help?
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