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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 color is the sweater Ellen is wearing in the front page story about her arrest?
2. What is written on the apron Kate is wearing when Jonathan arrives?
(a) The choices for dinner: take it or leave it
(b) Never trust a skinny cook
(c) Chicken soup is good for you
(d) Kiss the cook
3. What two words are repeated in the lullaby Ellen's mother sings to her?
(a) Peace and joy
(b) Lullaby and good-night
(c) Ellen and Mama
(d) Safe and sound
4. What is Jules' reaction to Ellen's news that she and her mother have formed a book club?
(a) She says it's bound to be tedious
(b) She says Ellen was very smart
(c) She predicts they won't finish the books
(d) She says it's a bad idea
5. What is the first name of the psychiatrist Dr. Cohn recommends Ellen call on?
Short Answer Questions
1. When George was talking to Ellen as a child, what does he say "A" is for?
2. What does Jonathan say Ellen smells like?
3. What does Ellen first think she's hearing when she's wakened by her mother's cries?
4. What are the limits Dr. Cohn puts on Kate's activities?
5. What is Ellen's job in New York?
Short Essay Questions
1. Briefly describe the conversation that occurs as Kate and her guests try to decide on a color scheme for decorating the Christmas trees?
2. What does Teresa say about Kate's bathing?
3. What is Kate's reaction when she first sees the wheelchair?
4. What does George say when Ellen accuses him of doing nothing to help with Kate?
5. List at least three details Ellen recalls about the hospital where her mother was given chemotherapy.
6. What is the new arrangement Dr. Cohn says she's going to make for Kate and what is Ellen's reaction?
7. What is the final thing George says to Ellen before she leaves the restaurant where they'd met for lunch and what is her response?
8. What is the "secret ingredient" Ellen adds to the chicken stock and what does her mother say about it?
9. What is Jonathan's relationship with his mother?
10. What is Kate's initial reaction when she discovers that Ellen is home to stay?
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