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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 lost money due to investing in an elevator?
(a) The Mayberrys.
(b) The Kennicotts.
(c) The Perrys.
(d) The Goulds.
2. At the beginning of Chapter 9, how does Carol treat the townspeople?
(a) She is extra friendly.
(b) She is fake.
(c) She avoids them.
(d) She is rude.
3. Why does Carol like the Marburys?
(a) They are admiring.
(b) They are foreign.
(c) They're good cooks.
(d) They are rich.
4. Who is the wealthiest woman in Gopher's Prairie?
(a) Mrs. Luke Dawson.
(c) Vida Sherwin.
(d) Bea's grandmother.
5. How does Dr. Kennicott describe the party hosts at the beginning of Chapter 4?
Short Answer Questions
1. In Chapter 10, who does Carol have supper with?
2. During the winter, after shopping, what does Carol do on the city streets that shocks the town?
3. In Chapter 14, what do Carol and Dr. Kennicott quarrel about building?
4. How much money does Bea hope to make as a maid?
5. Where does Carol live following her time at college?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Carol panic when she arrives in Gopher Prairie?
2. What upsets Carol the first time she walks about the Main Street?
3. What "great change" happens to Carol in Chapter 19?
4. Through what club does Carol first feel like she might be able to make a difference in Gopher Prairie?
5. When does Vida Sherwin's relationship with Carol become surprising?
6. Why does Carol choose not to plan for a new home?
7. The townspeople often talk about money. What are some examples of this and how it affects Carol?
8. How does the town react to the disastrous play performance?
9. At what point does Carol make the decision that she has to stop being embarrassed about the gossip and make a place for herself in the town?
10. At the beginning of Chapter 7, what does Carol worry about, in terms of her relationships in the town?
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