Book 1, The Silver Spoon
1. What does Desdemona keep in the silkworm box to predict the sex of a baby?
(a) The rope wedding crowns.
(b) A silkworm cocoon.
(c) A silver spoon.
(d) Her hair braids.
2. What does Uncle Pete encourage Tessie and Milton to do to ensure their baby will be a girl?
(a) Go to church and pray that they will have a baby girl.
(b) Use a thermometer to predict Tessie's ovulation date and have sex 24 hours before she ovulates.
(c) Use in-vitro fertilization.
(d) Use a thermometer to predict Tessie's ovulation date and have sex 24 hours after she ovulates.
3. What does Chapter Eleven do after the church service that shocks and frightens Tessie?
(a) He spills hot coffee on a little girl.
(b) He brings a dead bird into to show Father Mike.
(c) He climbs up on a chair in the reception room.
(d) He shouts obscenities in the church.
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