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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapters 5 and 6.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What happens the same day the family moves to the Steiner Street house?
(a) Papa leaves the family.
(b) Mama gives birth to a new baby.
(c) Uncle Chris dies.
(d) The girls start at a new school.
2. What does Dagmar help Mama do in their new home?
(a) Mop the floors.
(b) Plant a vegetable garden.
(c) Wash the clothes.
(d) Milk the goats.
3. Why does Papa call Uncle Chris the "black Norwegian"?
(a) He wears all black.
(b) He smokes black tobacco.
(c) He has a black mustache.
(d) He is African American.
4. How does Mama prefer to clean floors?
(a) Washing with a rag.
(b) Scrubbing with a brush.
(c) Sweeping with a broom.
(d) Mopping with a floor mop.
5. What item does Papa decide to give up to save money?
(d) The newspaper.
Short Answer Questions
1. What item acts as a sense of security for the children?
2. Why does this child need to have an operation?
3. Why does Katrin not like Miss Grimes?
4. Who leaves Mama a check?
5. In Chapter 1, the narrator recalls the family home on which street?
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