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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 body part of Jimmie's opponent does Jimmie's father injure?
(a) His neck.
(b) His shoulder.
(c) His head.
(d) His left leg.
2. Where does Pete promise to take Maggie on Friday night?
(a) To a movie.
(b) To the show.
(c) To the museum.
(d) To a dance.
3. What is Jimmie's family's last name?
4. In Chapter 2, what accusation starts the altercation between Fader and Mudder?
(a) He accuses her of drinking.
(b) She accuses him of infidelity.
(c) He accuses her of not keeping the house clean.
(d) She accuses him of drinking.
5. To keep money in his pocket, what does Jimmie become?
(a) An undertaker.
(b) A bartender.
(c) A policeman.
(d) A truck driver.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who warns Pete, "Don't be fresh now"?
2. What is the name of Jimmie's youngest sibling?
3. Where does Chapter 4 say Jimmie stands to watch the world go by?
4. What color does the book say Mudder's face turns when she is angry?
5. What faded pattern is on the carpet of the apartment?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is the irony in the way Fader breaks up the fight between Jimmie and Blue Billie?
2. Why are Maggie's spirits so lifted by the plays she and Pete attend?
3. Describe the behavior of the audience during the first act of the show.
4. Why does Pete break up the fight between Jimmie and the Devil's Row boys, but encourages the fight between Jimmie and Blue Billie?
5. What is Jimmie's attitude toward Mudder when he finds her yelling in the tenement hallway?
6. How does Pete's reappearance in the story affect Maggie's view of her life and surroundings?
7. How do the neighbors react to the fight between Mudder and Fader?
8. Does Mudder enjoy her perceived win in the fight with Fader? Explain your answer.
9. How does Pete's nonchalance and indifference at the show make Maggie feel?
10. Describe the setting of the opening scene of Chapter 1.
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