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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. To whom does Mother proclaim her grief, saying, "May Gawd forgive dat girl"?
(b) The old woman.
(c) The priest.
(d) The neighbors.
2. From where do the spectators watch the saloon fight?
(a) Under the saloon doors.
(b) Through the windows.
(c) Through the side door.
(d) Just inside the saloon.
3. What does the old woman say is Pete's response to Maggie's question?
(a) "Oh, hell, yes."
(b) "Of course."
(c) "We shall see."
(d) "Certainly not."
4. Who does Maggie meet as she wanders among the rows of houses?
(a) A stout, well-dressed gentleman.
(b) A working man with a load of firewood.
(c) A woman in stylish clothes.
(d) A small boy selling newspapers.
5. When Maggie relates the tragic tales of her childhood, who does Pete denounce as "jays"?
(a) Jimmie and Blue Billie.
(b) Jimmie and Mudder.
(c) Mudder and the old woman.
(d) Mudder and Fader.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where does Jimmie tell Mudder that Maggie has gone?
2. Who answers the "painted" girl's remarks with, "It's a fine evenin', ain't it?"?
3. When Jimmie surveys the apartment, what does he notice is missing from the nail behind the door?
4. Where does Maggie go to spend the night at the end of Chapter 15?
5. To what four animals are the fighters in Chapter 11 compared?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does the old woman stop Jimmie to report what she witnessed in the hallway?
2. What are the true motives of the women surrounding Pete at the saloon in Chapter 18?
3. What is the state of the apartment when Jimmie arrives home in Chapter 10?
4. Based on the insights given in Chapter 12, how does Maggie feel about Pete? How does Pete feel about Maggie?
5. How does Mudder treat Maggie when Maggie finally returns home? What is Maggie's reaction to Mudder's treatment?
6. What is Maggie's reaction to the "painted" women she passes on her way out of the hall? Why does she react this way?
7. How does Nellie's attitude toward Pete in Chapter 18 reflect a sort of poetic justice?
8. What is ironic about Mudders condemnation of Maggie's evil ways?
9. As the fight between Jimmie and his companion and Pete progresses, a beer glass is thrown. What happens next?
10. Why does the "painted" girl direct her glances toward the rural, less educated men?
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