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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What caused Menus to lose his house to foreclosure?
(a) A poor cotton harvest.
(b) Gambling debts.
(c) His moonshine still exploded.
(d) Excessive drinking.
2. Why did the families who settled Ruby leave Haven?
(a) The railroad gave them cash and new land.
(b) The price of cotton fell to unprofitable levels.
(c) They fled an outbreak of yellow fever.
(d) Angry white mobs burned their homes.
3. Why is Connie so upset when Gigi first meets her?
(a) A tornado has ruined Connie's garden.
(b) Connie thinks Gigi is a voodoo priestess.
(c) The old woman that Connie has tended has died.
(d) Someone stole Connie's tea making machines.
4. What state is the town of Ruby located?
(b) South Carolina.
5. Where did the men hold the discussion that determined that they would attack the Convent?
(a) At the office of the justice of the peace.
(b) At the hotel kitchen.
(c) At the county courthouse.
(d) At the community oven.
6. What does Sweetie believe she hears during the night?
(b) A spotted owl.
(c) Crying children.
(d) A band practicing.
7. Who is in charge of operations at the Convent?
(b) Bishop Smith.
(c) K.D. Morgan.
(d) Abbot Kelly.
8. Who was Ruby Best's husband?
(a) Pete Best.
(b) She was a lifelong spinster.
(c) As a nun she considered herself married to God.
(d) Roger Best.
9. What was Mavis purchasing when the twins died?
(a) Automobile insurance.
(b) A new dress.
(c) Books for college.
10. Who was the only person to die in the town that became Ruby, Oklahoma during a period of two decades?
(a) Ruby Best.
(b) Steward Morgan.
(c) Toni Morrison.
(d) K.D. Morgan.
11. Who was Grace named after?
(a) Her aunt.
(b) Princess Grace.
(c) Grace Kelly.
(d) Her mother.
12. The men are from what town?
13. All of the residents of Ruby, Oklahoma are of what race?
(a) African American.
14. How many hotels are located in Ruby?
(b) Two plus the diner and boardinghouse.
15. Who is Soane's husband?
(a) K.D. Morgan.
(b) Deek Morgan.
(c) Frank Albright.
(d) Steward Morgan.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who drives Mavis to the Cadillac?
2. What two items does Mavis take on her way out of the house late at night?
3. Who is Steward Morgan's twin brother?
4. What did the men do together before telling K.D. to get his rifle?
5. How did Connie meet the old woman she tends at the Convent?
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