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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. How did Patty Jane's parents die?
(a) From pneumonia.
(b) From carbon monoxide poisoning.
(c) Of old age.
(d) In a car accident.
2. What does Thor imagine during the photo shoot in Chapter 5?
(a) Being a professional football player.
(b) Climbing a mountain.
(c) Speeding down a highway in a sports car.
(d) Being on a beach with Patty Jane.
3. What kind of vehicle were the couples going to use on New Year's Eve in Chapter 4?
(a) A horse-drawn carriage.
(b) A flashy convertible.
(c) A bus.
(d) A limo.
4. How old is Nora during the prologue of the novel?
5. How does Patty Jane feel about becoming a mother?
(c) Full of dread.
6. What does Avel think of his sisters?
(a) They are angelic.
(b) They are lazy.
(c) They are unfriendly.
(d) They are kind.
7. Where does Patty Jane agree to go with Ione on Christmas Eve in Chapter 3?
(a) To see Ione's in-laws.
(b) The hospital.
(c) A cemetary.
8. What do Avel and Thor do with the two women in Chapter 4?
(a) Take them to a hotel.
(b) Have several drinks.
(c) Go to a party.
(d) Go bowling.
9. What does Patty Jane advise Avel to do on the night before he leaves for South America?
(a) Have a drink before flying.
(b) Sleep with Harriet.
(c) Visit his mother.
(d) Update his will.
10. How many days after Thor's disappearance does Patty Jane give birth?
(a) Two weeks.
(b) Four days.
(c) Two days.
(d) Six days.
11. Who plans the event that takes place in Chapter 8?
(a) Patty Jane.
12. Where do Avel and Harriet go after the event in Chapter 8?
(a) To a hotel.
(b) To the lake where Avel proposed.
(c) To Ione's house.
(d) To a cafe.
13. What does the crazy woman do before walking away in Chapter 7?
(a) She shouts at Harriet.
(b) She pushes her purchases onto the floor.
(c) She knocks over a display case.
(d) She kicks the clerk.
14. When did Thor's father die?
(a) When Thor was a small boy.
(b) On Thor's highschool graduation day.
(c) The previous winter.
(d) In the war.
15. What does Patty Jane become angry at Ione for in Chapter 9?
(a) Speaking to a therapist about her.
(b) Taking Nora outside in the cold weather.
(c) Pressuring Patty Jane to find a job.
(d) Washing Thor's bathrobe.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where do Thor and Patty Jane argue in Chapter 6?
2. Where do Avel and Thor actually go on New Year's Eve in Chapter 4?
3. What do Avel and Harriet do after driving in Chapter 2?
4. What does Harriet think about Patty Jane's pregnancy?
5. Where does Harriet say goodbye to Avel in Chapter 8?
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