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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Who is Ione?
(a) Patty Jane's sister.
(b) Thor's mother.
(c) Patty Jane's mother.
(d) Nora's aunt.
2. What event takes place the night before Avel leaves for South America?
(a) A family picnic.
(b) A combination bridal party and going away party.
(c) Nora's christening.
(d) A memorial service for Thor.
3. What is Patty Jane in awe of in Chapter 3?
(a) A single mother she befriends.
(b) Her changing body.
(c) Thor's helpfulness.
(d) Ione's generosity.
4. Who looked after Patty Jane when her parents died?
(a) Her aunt.
(b) Her godparents.
(c) Her grandparents.
(d) Her uncle.
5. What do Avel and Thor do with the two women in Chapter 4?
(a) Take them to a hotel.
(b) Go bowling.
(c) Go to a party.
(d) Have several drinks.
6. 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) The woman drinking in the store.
(d) Discounted merchandise.
7. How does Patty Jane feel about becoming a mother?
(c) Full of dread.
8. What does Patty Jane become angry at Ione for in Chapter 9?
(a) Pressuring Patty Jane to find a job.
(b) Taking Nora outside in the cold weather.
(c) Washing Thor's bathrobe.
(d) Speaking to a therapist about her.
9. Why is Patty Jane angry at Thor in Chapter 6?
(a) He has been seeing another woman.
(b) He asked Harriet to stop visiting so frequently.
(c) He has been spending too much money.
(d) He refuses to talk about the baby.
10. How does Harriet learn about Avel's plane crash?
(a) Harriet hears his name read out on the radio.
(b) His sisters tell Harriet.
(c) By reading about it in the paper.
(d) A police officer telephones her.
11. Where does Avel's plane crash?
12. What does Patty Jane think of Avel when they meet for the first time?
(a) She finds him selfish.
(b) She distrusts him.
(c) She is impressed.
(d) She thinks Harriet could do better.
13. Why does Harriet decide to go for a ride with Avel in Chapter 2?
(a) She recognizes him from a party.
(b) It is pouring rain.
(c) He is nice and his car is expensive.
(d) She has a lot of groceries to carry.
14. What does Thor imagine during the photo shoot in Chapter 5?
(a) Climbing a mountain.
(b) Speeding down a highway in a sports car.
(c) Being a professional football player.
(d) Being on a beach with Patty Jane.
15. What do Harriet and Ione go to the store for in Chapter 7?
Short Answer Questions
1. How does Harriet feel about her impending wedding?
2. What does Patty Jane name her daughter?
3. At what time does Thor head for home following his night out in Chapter 6?
4. How much money does Avel pay the two women to not do at midnight what they were paid to do?
5. How much does Thor's modeling job pay him?
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