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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Who taunts Mudder as she walks home from the saloon?
(a) An old woman.
(b) A policeman.
(c) The urchin boys.
(d) A group of men on a street corner.
2. Which two groups of boys are involved in the opening street fight?
(a) The Rum Alley boys and the Devil's Row boys.
(b) The Rum Alley boys and the Black Door boys.
(c) The Evil's Row boys and the Rum Alley boys.
(d) The Black Door boys and the Devil's Row boys.
3. During the fight between Mudder and Fader in Chapter 3, what sound accompanies the howls, groans, and shrieks?
(a) Maggie's quiet sobbing.
(b) The crash of splintering furniture.
(c) Music from another apartment.
(d) The crash of breaking glass.
4. Of what class of people are most of those attending the show with Pete and Maggie?
(a) The lower class.
(b) The upper class.
(c) The working class.
(d) The aristocracy.
5. What kind of girl does Chapter 5 say that Maggie grows up to be?
(a) A foolish girl.
(b) A pretty girl.
(c) An ugly girl.
(d) A smart girl.
6. What does Maggie compare Pete to in Chapter 8?
(a) The moon.
(b) A breath of fresh air.
(c) A summer day.
(d) A golden sun.
7. In Chapter 3, what does the old woman send Jimmie to buy for her?
(d) A newspaper.
8. What two physical characteristics make Pete seem formidable?
(a) Piercing eyes and large fists.
(b) Fine clothes and shiny shoes.
(c) Massive height and weight.
(d) Swinging shoulders and a sneer.
9. What is Mudder's real name?
10. Who does Maggie wish she could talk to about Pete?
(b) A reliable friend.
(d) A priest.
11. What does Jimmie believe fine clothing represents?
12. In Chapter 4, for what is the preacher's audience waiting?
(a) The doctor.
(b) A cab.
(c) The bus.
(d) Soup tickets.
13. What does Pete say about Maggie's shape at the beginning of Chapter 6?
(a) "It could use some work."
(b) "It's outa sight."
(c) "It's quite remarkable."
(d) "It's fine, fine, fine."
14. What two things set Pete apart from the Rum Alley tenement crowd?
(a) His clothing and manners.
(b) His age and occupation.
(c) His height and weight.
(d) His education and experience.
15. What is Mudder famous for in Chapter 5?
(a) Making fine clothes.
(b) Wandering around the city.
(c) Singing on street corners.
(d) Going to court.
Short Answer Questions
1. Because of her thoughts of Pete, what does Chapter 8 say that Maggie grows to dislike?
2. Who warns Pete, "Don't be fresh now"?
3. Why does Pete become more eloquent and elaborate in descriptions of his bravery and fighting skill?
4. In Chapter 2, what accusation starts the altercation between Fader and Mudder?
5. Which of the following expressions is used in Chapter 3 to describe the old woman?
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