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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. Who answers the "painted" girl's remarks with, "It's a fine evenin', ain't it?"?
(a) An old fat man.
(b) A young man in a light overcoat and derby hat.
(c) A laboring man.
(d) A boy with blond curls.
2. What material is used for the saloon doors?
3. When Jimmie arrives home in Chapter 15, what major event has happened?
(a) Maggie has returned.
(b) The old woman has fallen.
(c) Mudder has died.
(d) Pete has destroyed the apartment.
4. Who throws the first punch in the saloon fight?
(a) Jimmie's companion.
(b) The saloon owner.
5. Who charges in to break up the saloon fight?
(c) The spectators.
(d) A policeman.
Short Answer Questions
1. By what common name does the hasty businessman call the "painted" girl when he knocks into her?
2. How many daughters does the bespectacled, mocking police justice say that Mudder has a record of ruining?
3. Where does Jimmie hide after the saloon fight to avoid being caught?
4. When the old woman tells her tale in Chapter 10, what does she say that Maggie asks Pete?
5. What has been done to the apartment when Jimmie arrives home from work?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is ironic about Mudders condemnation of Maggie's evil ways?
2. Compare Pete's attitude toward Nellie to Maggie's attitude toward Pete.
3. How does Pete rationalize his lack of guilt in the situation with Maggie?
4. How does Nellie's attitude toward Pete in Chapter 18 reflect a sort of poetic justice?
5. What are the true motives of the women surrounding Pete at the saloon in Chapter 18?
6. How might Maggie's story be different if the stout gentleman she encounters in the suburbs stops to help her?
7. How does Mudder treat Maggie when Maggie finally returns home? What is Maggie's reaction to Mudder's treatment?
8. Compare the attitude of the Rum Alley tenement crowd toward Maggie with the attitude Maggie had toward the "painted" women in Chapter 12.
9. When Jimmie and Mudder say Maggie has "gone teh deh devil", what do they mean?
10. Based on the insights given in Chapter 12, how does Maggie feel about Pete? How does Pete feel about Maggie?
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