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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Who shares the train car with Billie Jo?
(a) A newlywed couple
(b) A dirty man
(c) A priest
(d) A single mother
2. Billie Jo tells Louise that there is nothing better than __________________.
3. Who is Louise?
(a) Billie Jo's aunt
(b) Daddy's lady friend
(c) The new phone operator in town
(d) Doc Rice's nurse
4. What do Daddy and Billie Jo keep from the two boxes of Ma's things?
(a) Sheet music
(b) Family photos
(c) Love letters
(d) Almost everything
5. Who does Billie Jo have a crush on?
(a) Mad Dog
6. What does Billie Jo tell Louise that Billie Jo has like her mother?
(a) Piano hands
(b) Full lips
(c) Wiry hair
(d) Tiny ears
7. What are the spots on Daddy's face?
(a) Age spots
(d) Sun spots
8. Where is the talent contest held?
(a) The Palace
(b) The VFW hall
(c) The school auditorium
(d) The church hall
9. What does Doc Rice tell Billie Jo to do with her hands?
(a) Wear protective gloves
(b) Rub oil into them
(c) Use them
(d) Limit the use of them
10. What does Billie Jo finally realize about her father?
(a) He never loved her
(b) He is a major disappointment
(c) She is like him in a good way
(d) She is the light of his life
11. What do the ranchers collect in the spring to feed their cows?
12. Where does Daddy not want Billie Jo to go?
(d) Aunt Ellis' house
13. What does Billie Jo realize about Louise?
(a) Daddy needs her
(b) She won't stay
(c) She is very artistic
(d) She is pregnant
14. Billie Jo feels _____________ in the presence of her father.
15. Why was Ma saving the dimes?
(a) To buy a coffee pot
(b) To buy some ribbon
(c) To study music
(d) To have a dress made
Short Answer Questions
1. Which of the following is not on Billie's Jo's list of things she is thankful for at Thanksgiving?
2. What does Billie Jo see along the tracks?
3. At what event is Billie Jo unable to play the piano because her hands hurt?
4. Which of the following is not something Billie Jo feels bitter about?
5. Why is Mad Dog leaving?
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