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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. When Leopolda applies the salve to Marie's burns, Marie sees this as a sign of what?
(a) Leopolda's true nature coming through.
(b) Leopolda following her as she did in the vision.
(c) Leopolda's softening toward her.
(d) Leopolda's place as a servant.
2. Leopolda's words "Help me, Marie" before they take the loaves from the oven imply:
(a) She is dependent on Marie to save her from herself.
(b) She can't do the work of the convent alone.
(c) She needs Marie to make her a saint.
(d) She still thinks of Marie as her personal servant.
3. Why does Albertine think King and Lipsha don't get along?
(a) They are half-brothers, which was a family secret.
(b) They used to fight when they were young, and now they don't like each other.
(c) King tried to take a potshot at Lipsha when they were hunting.
(d) King was June's son, but Gordie always liked Lipsha better.
4. The physical obstacle between Nector and Marie arises from:
(a) Nector's inability to stay home and stay sober.
(b) The lack of food on their table.
(c) The number of stray children Marie takes in.
(d) The lack of money in their household.
5. Lulu claims she is putting on weight because:
(a) She wants Nector to believe she is pregnant so he'll leave Marie for her.
(b) She is overwhelmed by the stress of leading a double life with Nector.
(c) She is no longer taking care of herself since she has Nector back.
(d) She does not want to admit she is pregnant, and have to reveal the baby's father.
6. Nector compares himself to Ishmael from Moby Dick because:
(a) They both fail at their quiests.
(b) They both have good luck.
(c) They are both obsessed with something.
(d) They are both survivors.
7. Though she is heartbroken, Marie says she will not "park herself on the tracks for Nector," which means:
(a) She will not leave her husband and children.
(b) She will not destroy their truck by leaving it on the train tracks.
(c) She will not put herself in the way of harm for his happiness.
(d) She will not give up on herself and fall apart.
8. Leopolda claims she is interested in Marie in particular because:
(a) Leopolda had a daughter like Marie once.
(b) Marie is just like Leopolda was at her age.
(c) The other nuns think Marie has a humble heart.
(d) Marie has no devotion to God.
9. To what does Nector compares Marie?
(a) A wounded goose caught in his traps.
(b) A little girl.
(c) A tree that doubles back and whips singing.
(d) A horse-thieving drunk.
10. What does June's "birth" from the truck foreshadow?
(a) Her return to the reservation.
(b) Her death at the end of the chapter.
(c) Her desire to go home.
(d) Her decision to leave Andy.
11. Marie laughs at Nector when he accuses her of stealing the pillowcase because:
(a) The nuns have frequently accused Marie of theft.
(b) Marie has stolen many things, but not a pillowcase.
(c) Marie plans to return to the convent.
(d) The pillowcase is used as a bandage for a wound a nun inflicted.
12. Through his movie role and his portrait, Nector learns:
(a) That white people are fascinated by his good looks.
(b) That white people are fascinated by the history of Native Americans.
(c) That white people are fascinated by the death of Native Americans.
(d) That white people will always offer him jobs.
13. The real purpose for Sister Leopolda's long oak pole with the hook at the end is:
(a) Opening closet doors.
(b) Opening high windows.
(c) Shaking birds' nests from the trees.
(d) Tapping bread loaves in the oven.
14. The precise timing necessary for Nector and Lulu's routine suggests:
(a) Being with Lulu, as a wife and mother, is not so different from being with Marie.
(b) Lulu and Nector are afraid of getting caught.
(c) Lulu and Nector are bored with one another.
(d) Being with Lulu is exhausting for Nector because she is a perfectionist.
15. Henry's casket bears a Nazi flag because:
(a) The men from the veteran's post had put it there.
(b) Beverly brought it as a symbol of their avenged brother killed at boot camp.
(c) Beverly put it there as a symbol of his revenge against Henry.
(d) He was a deserter in the army.
Short Answer Questions
1. How has Grandpa Kashpaw changed since Albertine last saw him?
2. "Lulu's Boys" is written in third person limited point of view, but the thoughts which other character are revealed at the start of the story?
3. Rushes Bear disowns Nector after the birth of his child because:
4. What does Nector finally feel about the geese he was going to sell?
5. Marie compares herself to:
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