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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Who plans the event that takes place in Chapter 8?
(c) Patty Jane.
2. How did Patty Jane's parents die?
(a) From carbon monoxide poisoning.
(b) Of old age.
(c) In a car accident.
(d) From pneumonia.
3. What does Thor want to buy the baby in Chapter 6?
(a) A swing.
(b) A changing table.
(c) A bassinet.
(d) A teddy bear.
4. Where does Thor go following his argument with Patty Jane in Chapter 6?
(a) Another woman's home.
(b) His brother's house.
(c) To buy tires for his car.
(d) A bar.
5. What is Patty Jane in awe of in Chapter 3?
(a) Her changing body.
(b) Thor's helpfulness.
(c) Ione's generosity.
(d) A single mother she befriends.
6. Where does Avel's plane crash?
7. What do Avel and Harriet do after driving in Chapter 2?
(a) They go to the movies.
(b) They go to a restaurant.
(c) They go for a picnic.
(d) They go to a concert.
8. Why is Harriet writing a song in Chapter 9?
(a) To sing to Avel at their wedding.
(b) To teach to Nora.
(c) As part of a school assignment.
(d) To enter in a contest.
9. What will Harriet learn at the music school?
(a) Violin, cello, and singing.
(b) Timpani drum, xylophone, and singing.
(c) Trumpet, harp, and singing.
(d) Piano, clarinet, and singing.
10. Where does Patty Jane agree to go with Ione on Christmas Eve in Chapter 3?
(a) The hospital.
(c) To see Ione's in-laws.
(d) A cemetary.
11. Where does Harriet say goodbye to Avel in Chapter 8?
(a) In a taxi.
(b) At a cafe.
(c) At home.
(d) At the airport.
12. How old is Nora during the prologue of the novel?
13. What does Patty Jane think of Avel when they meet for the first time?
(a) She finds him selfish.
(b) She thinks Harriet could do better.
(c) She is impressed.
(d) She distrusts him.
14. What event takes place the night before Avel leaves for South America?
(a) A combination bridal party and going away party.
(b) A memorial service for Thor.
(c) A family picnic.
(d) Nora's christening.
15. What does Harriet think about Patty Jane's pregnancy?
(a) Patty Jane should haven taken some time for herself first.
(b) Patty Jane should have gotten pregnant sooner.
(c) Harriet is jealous of Patty Jane.
(d) Patty Jane will make a poor mother.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who looked after Patty Jane when her parents died?
2. Before realizing how much he loves Patty Jane, what does Thor briefly think about after his night out in Chapter 6?
3. What does Avel return with in Chapter 6?
4. What does Patty Jane name her daughter?
5. What is Avel's last name?
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