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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What is the crazy woman arguing with the clerk at the store about in Chapter 7?
(a) Whether the clerk gave her proper change.
(b) Her credit.
(c) Discounted merchandise.
(d) The woman drinking in the store.

2. What does Harriet purchase in Chapter 8?
(a) New curtains for Patty Jane.
(b) A wedding dress.
(c) A set of silverware.
(d) An oil painting.

3. How does Thor hit his head in Chapter 6?
(a) He wanders into a construction zone.
(b) He slips on some ice.
(c) He falls down some stairs.
(d) He gets knocked over by a man on a motorcycle.

4. How does Patty Jane feel about becoming a mother?
(a) Indifferent.
(b) Excited.
(c) Full of dread.
(d) Depressed.

5. Why does a fight occur in Chapter 4?
(a) The women at the bar accuse Avel and Thor of groping them.
(b) Thor throws a chair at someone.
(c) Avel refuses to pay for his drinks.
(d) The other patrons are unhappy with Avel.

6. Where do Avel and Harriet go after the event in Chapter 8?
(a) To the lake where Avel proposed.
(b) To a hotel.
(c) To Ione's house.
(d) To a cafe.

7. What type of product is Thor modeling for in Chapter 5?
(a) A cookie.
(b) A cereal.
(c) A potato chip.
(d) A soap.

8. What do Avel and Harriet do after driving in Chapter 2?
(a) They go to a restaurant.
(b) They go for a picnic.
(c) They go to a concert.
(d) They go to the movies.

9. Why does the store clerk give Harriet and Ione a free item in Chapter 7?
(a) For not calling the police.
(b) For helping him clean up.
(c) For being threatened by the crazy woman.
(d) For escorting the woman out of the building.

10. What causes Thor's affection for Patty Jane to decrease?
(a) A new woman he meets.
(b) Patty Jane's insistance that Thor work all the time.
(c) The details of Patty Jane's past being revealed.
(d) Patty Jane's pregnancy.

11. Where is "Patty Jane's House of Curl" set?
(a) Portland.
(b) Pittsburg.
(c) Minneapolis.
(d) Milwaukee.

12. Why does Avel often communicate with his sisters?
(a) They put on many charity events.
(b) They all live together.
(c) They take care of his ailing mother.
(d) They are on the board of Ames Grains.

13. What do Harriet and Ione go to the store for in Chapter 7?
(a) Clothes.
(b) Milk.
(c) Diapers.
(d) Cigarettes.

14. Where are Nora and her mother during the prologue of the novel?
(a) A drug store.
(b) A school.
(c) At home.
(d) On a bus.

15. Who does Avel give his car keys to in Chapter 2?
(a) A valet.
(b) A little boy.
(c) His brother.
(d) A homeless man.

Short Answer Questions

1. How does Thor find the modeling shoot in Chapter 5?

2. What argument does Avel make to his sisters about the business trip in Chapter 7?

3. Who plans the event that takes place in Chapter 8?

4. What brand of car is Avel driving when he meets Harriet in Chapter 2?

5. Why does Avel pay for Harriet's tuition to a music school?

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