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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does Billie Jo see sliding down her mother's skin?
(a) Rain
(b) Blood
(c) Jam
(d) Syrup

2. In what war did Billie Jo's father serve?
(a) Vietnam War
(b) World War II
(c) World War I
(d) Korean War

3. What little bit of good happens at the beginning of Summer 1934?
(a) An inheritance
(b) A bank loan
(c) A new car
(d) A drizzling rain

4. What do Daddy and Ma argue about?
(a) Rain
(b) Religion
(c) Politics
(d) Children

5. Who has been Billie Jo's best friend since first grade?
(a) Olivia
(b) Livie
(c) Ellie
(d) Lillie

6. What does Miss Freeland explain to Billie Jo's class?
(a) How the drought happened
(b) The solar system
(c) The case for evolution
(d) The reasons for World War I

7. For what fruit does Billie Jo have a fondness?
(a) Apples
(b) Peaches
(c) Grapes
(d) Pears

8. Where does Daddy go to work?
(a) The power company
(b) Macy's
(c) The phone company
(d) The state government

9. In her dream what does Billie Jo find in the neighbor's house?
(a) A piano
(b) A wall of dust
(c) A statue of Franklin D. Roosevelt
(d) Dead apple trees

10. What is contained in the boxes that Billie Jo finds?
(a) Antique knives
(b) Cookie cutters
(c) Travel brochures
(d) Mementoes of Billie Jo's life

11. In what country are the Dionne Quintuplets born?
(a) France
(b) England
(c) Canada
(d) United States

12. What color is the dust storm that roars through the area?
(a) Black
(b) Red
(c) Grey
(d) Blue

13. Why does the person in #79 not ask Billie Jo to try out for a sport?
(a) Because they're not taking girls on the team
(b) Because her hands are injured
(c) Because the team is full
(d) Because the school has cancelled the athletic program

14. What does Arley ask Billie Jo to do for Vera Wanderdale's dance revue?
(a) Sew costumes
(b) Serve refreshments
(c) Sell tickets
(d) Play piano

15. What does Daddy no longer tell Billie Jo?
(a) That she is beautiful
(b) To put her hands to good use
(c) That she can be anything she wants to be
(d) That he loves her

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Daddy say Mad Dog's real name is?

2. What do Mr. Noble and Mr. Romney do to take care of the pests?

3. What is Billie Jo's new baby brother named?

4. What does Daddy feed Ma?

5. What event is held at the courthouse?

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