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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 has been done to the apartment when Jimmie arrives home from work?
(a) It has been tidied up.
(b) It is beautiful and spotless.
(c) It has been completely trashed.
(d) It is dirty and smelly.
2. How do the men staring at Maggie make her feel?
3. Who does Jimmie meet on the street when he leaves the apartment?
(a) A friend.
(b) A policeman.
4. Who comes into the apartment to stare at Maggie when she comes home?
(a) The men of Rum Alley.
(b) The women and children of Rum Alley.
(c) The police.
(d) The old woman.
5. Which friend of Pete's is among the women in the saloon with him?
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Jimmie do when Maggie cries out to him?
2. What does the old woman say is Pete's response to Maggie's question?
3. As Chapter 17 opens, from where are most of the people in the crowd coming?
4. Where does the "painted" girl end up in her wandering?
5. Where does Nellie say she wants to go with Pete?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Nellie manipulate Pete to get him to leave with her?
2. Describe the decor of the saloon where Pete works as a bartender.
3. Why is Mudder raving when Jimmie finally comes home after his saloon fight?
4. As the fight between Jimmie and his companion and Pete progresses, a beer glass is thrown. What happens next?
5. Compare the attitude of the Rum Alley tenement crowd toward Maggie with the attitude Maggie had toward the "painted" women in Chapter 12.
6. How does Nellie's attitude toward Pete in Chapter 18 reflect a sort of poetic justice?
7. What does Jimmie do when the policeman arrives to break up the saloon fight?
8. How does Pete rationalize his lack of guilt in the situation with Maggie?
9. Why does the "painted" girl direct her glances toward the rural, less educated men?
10. What is ironic about Mudders condemnation of Maggie's evil ways?
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