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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does the passenger ask Billie Jo for?
2. Where does Billie Jo go in the middle of the night?
(a) Miss Freeland's house
(b) A train headed west
(c) Aunt Ellis' house
3. What arrives at the school compliments of the government?
(a) A school bus
(b) New books
(c) Art supplies
(d) Surplus food
4. What do the ranchers collect in the spring to feed their cows?
5. What item is not made for this year's Christmas dinner?
(a) Roast turkey
(b) Lemon pie
(c) Glazed ham
(d) Cranberry sauce
6. What does the passenger take from Billie Jo when he leaves?
7. Who is Louise?
(a) Billie Jo's aunt
(b) The new phone operator in town
(c) Doc Rice's nurse
(d) Daddy's lady friend
8. What does Billie Jo take with her when she leaves in the middle of the night?
(a) A little money and Ma's picture
(b) Clothes on her back
(c) A little money and food
(d) Aunt Ellis' letter and some food
9. What does Billie Jo not want people to say about her?
(a) She has bad manners
(b) She plays like a cripple
(c) She is stupid
(d) Her clothes are torn
10. What do Billie Jo and Daddy encounter on the way to a funeral?
(a) A rainbow
(b) A black cloud of dust
(c) Relatives having a picnic
(d) A train accident
11. What does Billie Jo tell Louise that Billie Jo has like her mother?
(a) Tiny ears
(b) Wiry hair
(c) Full lips
(d) Piano hands
12. What is the content of the letter from Aunt Ellis?
(a) She wants Billie Jo to come live with her
(b) She sends details about her will
(c) She informs Daddy of a relative's death
(d) She invites Billie Jo and Daddy to come for a visit
13. What does Billie Jo think about as she sits in front of Ma's piano?
(a) A song for babies
(b) Ma's playing
(c) Mad Dog's success
(d) Livie's laughter
14. What does Billie Jo finally realize about her father?
(a) He is a major disappointment
(b) He never loved her
(c) She is like him in a good way
(d) She is the light of his life
15. Billie Jo feels _____________ in the presence of her father.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where does Aunt Ellis live?
2. What does the government do to help the farmers?
3. What do Billie Jo and the passenger have in common?
4. The sheriff catches some men producing _________________ down by the river.
5. Where does Daddy decide to go?
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