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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What heroic figure is Pete likened to in Chapter 6?
(a) A knight.
(b) A king.
(c) A prince.
(d) A swordsman.
2. Who says "Hully gee" several times in Chapter 5?
3. What does Maggie do after dinner that makes her mother angry?
(a) Teases Jimmie.
(b) Breaks a plate.
(c) Spills water.
(d) Breaks a chair.
4. What is Maggie's impression of Pete?
(a) He would make an ideal beau.
(b) He is looking for trouble.
(c) He is a loud-mouthed fool.
(d) He is wise and good.
5. Who is the bartender at the saloon from which Mudder is removed?
(a) Blue Billie.
(c) David Copperfield.
(d) Jimmie Murckre.
Short Answer Questions
1. What color does the book say Mudder's face turns when she is angry?
2. What does Jimmie's father do to the two fighting boys?
3. On what street does the old woman customarily beg for her living?
4. During the show, what is Pete watching?
5. How does Maggie feel as she leaves the plays that she attends with Pete?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Pete's reappearance in the story affect Maggie's view of her life and surroundings?
2. Why are Maggie's spirits so lifted by the plays she and Pete attend?
3. Why does Pete break up the fight between Jimmie and the Devil's Row boys, but encourages the fight between Jimmie and Blue Billie?
4. What is the irony in the way Fader breaks up the fight between Jimmie and Blue Billie?
5. What is the condition of the apartment when Maggie and Pete leave on Friday night? What is Mudder's condition?
6. Briefly describe Mudder's appearance and demeanor when she is thrown out of the saloon.
7. How does Mudder's behavior on Friday foreshadow the coming path of Maggie's life?
8. How is Jimmie's turn as "head of the family" similar to the reign of Fader?
9. Why do Jimmie and Blue Billie fight in Chapter 1?
10. Why is Maggie suddenly dissatisfied with her clothes and her life?
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