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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Lulu learns of Nector's death when:
(a) Lipsha visits her.
(b) Marie visits her.
(c) Lyman tells her about it.
(d) Nector chokes on the turkey heart.
2. When Gerry says he will never really have a home, he suggests:
(a) He does not know where he belongs.
(b) He does not believe anyone will ever love him.
(c) He can not afford a real house.
(d) He will always be on the run, so normal life is impossible.
3. The images Lipsha creates of the dandelions at the end of the chapter may also represent:
(b) Nector's death.
(d) Marie and Lulu.
4. Henry's reparation of the car helps him:
(a) Begin to heal by making sense of something broken.
(b) Make up for deserting Lyman earlier in the chapter.
(c) Show his family that he is not as damaged as they think he is.
(d) Earn his keep while living uinder his mother's roof.
5. Henry continues to tell himself to "advise restraint" throughout the evening in order to:
(a) Keep himself from drinking too much.
(b) Keep himself from breaking the bathroom door down.
(c) Keep himself from acting suddenly or violently.
(d) Keep himself from running away from Albertine.
6. While King and Lynette watch the newscast about Gerry's escape, Lipsha:
(a) Tries to console Howard.
(b) Tries to steal the firebird.
(c) Makes himself a bowl of cereal.
(d) Hears Gerry coming in through the kitchen window.
7. Henry doesn't want the red convertible anymore because:
(a) He doesn't beleive in material possessions anymore.
(b) His youthful, passionate, carefree days are over.
(c) He thinks it represents selfishness.
(d) He thinks Lyman deserves it more.
8. Albertine believes Gerry's main problem is:
(a) He believes in justice.
(b) He doesn't have any white friends.
(c) He believe in laws and authority.
(d) He was restless.
9. The mood of the city is:
(a) Slow, tired, and deserted.
(b) Exciting and giddy.
(c) Fearful and loathsome.
(d) Bustling, dark, and furtive.
10. Albertine and Dot's initial conflict arises because:
(a) Dot thinks Albertine is flirting with Gerry.
(b) Dot thinks Albertine turned Gerry over to the police.
(c) Albertine threw her coffee in Dot's face.
(d) Albertine is having Gerry's baby.
11. Albertine spends a great deal of time in the bathroom because:
(a) She is cleaning herself up for Henry.
(b) She is afraid to come out and face Henry.
(c) She wants to be alone after the long ride into the city.
(d) She is trying to find an escape through the window.
12. Lyman's final act of homage to his brother Henry in the chapter comes when:
(a) He walks away from the reservation for good.
(b) He pushes the red convertible into the river.
(c) He goes back to Alaska to find the girl.
(d) He destroys the picture of himself and Henry.
13. The fact that Lyman cannot keep the positions of the North and South Vietnamese soldiers straight implies:
(a) Lyman has never been good with geography.
(b) He doesn't care where Henry went.
(c) He doesn't want to know about Henry's experiences in the war.
(d) He is not concerned with the details of their war.
14. Lulu is "reborn" at the end of the chapter because:
(a) She has discovered life after death.
(b) She cannot take care of herself.
(c) She has decided to change her ways.
(d) She has the ability to
15. Three motifs that appear in the chapter are:
(a) Money, water, and blood.
(b) The weather, darkness, and cars.
(c) The weather, darkness, and water.
(d) Water, brotherhood, and girls.
Short Answer Questions
1. When Gordie tells Eli "I'm contaminated," what does he mean?
2. Lyman Lamartine considers himself lucky because:
3. The red convertible works as a symbol of:
4. Albertine reminds Henry of:
5. Lipsha wins the hand of poker because:
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