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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What do Mr. Noble and Mr. Romney do to take care of the pests?
(a) Put out poison
(b) Set traps
(c) Call the exterminator
(d) Have a rabbit-killing contest

2. How is Daddy going to get help with the farm?
(a) A government loan
(b) Better seeds
(c) A new partner
(d) A new tractor

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

4. How many trees are in Billie Jo's front yard?
(a) 2
(b) 9
(c) 6
(d) 3

5. What helps Billie Jo escape life's problems?
(a) Sewing
(b) Her piano
(c) Reading
(d) Movies

6. What does Daddy say uses up more water than the wheat?
(a) Apple trees
(b) Doing laundry
(c) Washing dishes
(d) Baths

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

8. When did Ma start to teach Billie Jo how to play the piano?
(a) On her tenth birthday
(b) On Christmas
(c) On her fifth birthday
(d) During summer vacation

9. Ma thinks they should try growing some crops that do better in dry weather like cotton or ______________.
(a) Sorghum
(b) Soybeans
(c) Corn
(d) Alfalfa

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

11. What do the girls at the show want to know about Mad Dog?
(a) Where he lives
(b) How old he is
(c) Where he performs
(d) How he got his name

12. What does Billie Jo hunger for in her life?
(a) Cheeseburgers
(b) Truth
(c) Cheesecake
(d) Beauty

13. What can Billie Jo no longer tolerate?
(a) Living with her father
(b) Going to school
(c) Being a teenager
(d) Being in a room with a piano

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

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

Short Answer Questions

1. Arley thinks that Billie Jo can ___________________________.

2. What is contained in the boxes that Billie Jo finds?

3. Billie Jo would be a good athlete because she is ___________ and has great hands.

4. What event is held at the courthouse?

5. How old will Billie Jo be when her mother has the new baby?

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