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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Nector accuses Marie of forcing him to be with her because:
(a) He wants her to be afraid of him.
(b) He feels guilty for what he has done.
(c) He wants the nuns to understand his actions.
(d) He wants Lulu to hear so she won't be angry with 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?
(c) Henry Jr.
3. What feeling will not allow Marie to rejoice in her defeat of Leopolda?
4. In what way does Albertine cause her mother's downfall?
(a) She causes her mother to leave the reservation.
(b) She leaves her children behind in her mother's care.
(c) She forces her mother to send her to nursing school.
(d) Her birth forces her mother to work instead of returning to the convent.
5. Marie struggles with Zelda's growing up because:
(a) She fears Zelda will choose to go to the convent as an adult.
(b) She still needs Zelda, but wants her to be free to make choices.
(c) She fears losing control over Zelda's thoughts and decisions.
(d) She thinks Zelda is still a child and unable to make choices.
6. Marie smiles when she hears the Dark One in the closet because:
(a) She has become attuned to his presence like Sister Leopolda.
(b) She is delighted that Sister Leopolda will have to deal with him.
(c) She is nervous about being caught thinking of him.
(d) She has discovered where the other children keep their belongings.
7. Eli and Nector's partnership works because:
(a) Eli teaches Nector to hunt, and Nector teaches Eli to sell.
(b) Eli catches the geese, but does not want to sell them.
(c) Eli is shy and Nector is outgoing.
(d) Eli is a good hunter and Nector is a good salesman.
8. When Nector compares himself to a fish failing to breathe in an airless space, this comparison reflects:
(a) The idea that Nector does not belong with Marie.
(b) Nector's declaration that Marie forced him to be with her.
(c) The idea that Marie is suffocating him.
(d) Nector's idea that Marie has.
9. Marie compares herself to:
(a) A pebble at the shore of a lake gently caressed by the waves.
(b) A pebble in a still, quiet place.
(c) A pebble at the bottom of a lake ground down by the waves.
(d) The black stones of June's abandoned rosary.
10. The fish images in the story imply:
(a) Marie feels
(b) Marie's devotion is slippery and tenuous.
(c) Marie is only at home near the river at her reservation.
(d) Marie's spirit animal is a fish.
11. The sentence "The sun falls down the side of the world and the hill goes dark," suggests:
(a) Nector and Marie will not be able to find their way home.
(b) Marie will return.
(c) Nector has made a mistake that will change his life.
(d) Nector and Marie have changed their minds about each other.
12. When Lulu goes to her bedroom to lay down and "wait," what does this imply?
(a) She is waiting for Beverly to leave.
(b) She knows Beverly will try to leave with Henry Jr.
(c) She is tired and needs time alone.
(d) She knows Beverly will come to her.
13. Like Marie in the previous chapter, Nector compares himself to:
(a) His mother.
(b) A stone being worn down by water.
(c) Lost in a dream.
(d) Discarded rosary beads.
14. Nector does not notice Marie because:
(a) He has just broken up with Lulu Nanapush.
(b) He is daydreaming about Lulu Nanapush.
(c) He is not interested in white girls.
(d) He is preoccupied with the geese.
15. Inside the bar, June decides to stay with Andy because:
(a) She hopes he will give her money to pay her expenses, as previous men have done.
(b) She really doesn't want to go home.
(c) She doesn't know how she will pay for her drinks.
(d) He wants her to party and she hopes he will be
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Leopolda's big key open?
2. Sister Leopolda's actions characterize her as:
3. Through his movie role and his portrait, Nector learns:
4. June is like Marie in that:
5. What event forces the final confrontation between Leopolda and Marie?
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