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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How does Billie Jo test the difference between snow and dust?
(a) She makes a snow angel
(b) She makes a snowball
(c) She mixes it with water
(d) She shovels the walk

2. How did Daddy meet Louise?
(a) She was Daddy's teacher in night school
(b) She worked at the grocer's
(c) She worked at the bank
(d) She worked at the phone company

3. Who is Haydon P. Nye?
(a) The town banker
(b) The school principal
(c) One of the first white settlers who came out west
(d) A Congressman

4. What does Billie Jo find in a box of baby clothes?
(a) Love letters
(b) Old pictures
(c) Dimes Ma saved
(d) Pressed flowers in a book

5. Which of the following do the children not bring for the live-in family?
(a) Candy
(b) Toys
(c) Food
(d) Clothes

6. Who begins to leave the area in large groups?
(a) Farmers
(b) Road workers
(c) Retailers
(d) Migrant workers

7. What is the relationship between Billie Jo and Daddy?
(a) They spend as much time together as possible
(b) They don't talk much
(c) They avoid each other
(d) They are hostile

8. After Mad Dog's performance, Billie Jo knows that he ________________________.
(a) Will be changing careers
(b) Is master of his own future
(c) Will never return to this town
(d) Will be coming home soon

9. What does the passenger take from Billie Jo when he leaves?
(a) Food
(b) Money
(c) Magazine
(d) Brochure

10. What does Billie Jo not want people to say about her?
(a) She has bad manners
(b) Her clothes are torn
(c) She is stupid
(d) She plays like a cripple

11. How does Billie Jo feel now about her mother's death?
(a) Bitter
(b) Emotionless
(c) Deeply grieved
(d) At peace

12. What does Billie Jo finally realize about her father?
(a) He is a major disappointment
(b) She is like him in a good way
(c) She is the light of his life
(d) He never loved her

13. Who is James Kingsbury?
(a) A Congressman
(b) Secretary of State
(c) A Canadian photographer
(d) The new Methodist minister

14. What does Billie Jo think her father is looking for when he looks at her?
(a) Her hygiene
(b) Traces of Ma
(c) Her grammar
(d) Her manners

15. With whom does Billie Jo want to leave town?
(a) The live-in family
(b) The Tyler family
(c) Mad Dog
(d) Miss Freeland

Short Answer Questions

1. To what city is Mad Dog going?

2. What do the thoughts of her mother prompt Billie Jo to do?

3. Who does Billie Jo have a crush on?

4. What amazing discovery is made in Oklahoma during this time?

5. What does Billie Jo realize about Louise?

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