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