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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What shames Patty Jane in Chapter 12?
(a) Finding out that Ione has been paying her bills.
(b) Harriet blaming Patty Jane for her heartache.
(c) Realizing why Thor left her.
(d) Nora calling her a bad mother.
2. Who is the first to greet Ione in Chapter 25?
(c) Patty Jane.
3. What gift does Ione give Harriet in Chapter 25?
(a) A silk scarf.
(b) A teddy bear.
(c) A watch.
(d) A music box.
4. What does Harriet have a vague memory of upon waking up in a hotel room in Chapter 17?
(a) Someone dressed in a tuxedo.
(b) Someone dressed in polyester.
(c) Someone dressed in blue.
(d) Someone dressed in plaid.
5. What is Harriet sick with?
(a) A brain tumor.
(b) Lung cancer.
(d) Liver disease.
6. What is Patty Jane unable to understand about Clyde's sculptures?
(a) What they mean.
(b) Why he spends so much time on them.
(c) How he makes them.
(d) Why people pay so much for them.
7. Why does Patty Jane decide to go to school in Chapter 12?
(a) She wants an excuse to get out of the house.
(b) She wins some scholarship money.
(c) She wants to meet new people.
(d) She is not qualified for any good jobs.
8. What kind of trip does Ione go on in Chapter 25?
(a) A cruise to Alaska.
(b) A summer holiday in Europe.
(c) A trip for a family reunion in Norway.
(d) A cross country trip in an RV.
9. In what condition does Patty Jane find Harriet upon returning home in Chapter 11?
(c) Sick with the flu.
(d) Unconscious and bleeding.
10. What is Thor building in Chapter 22?
(a) Model cars.
(d) Scale models of famous buildings.
11. What does the doctor tell Patty Jane and Ione about Thor in Chapter 23?
(a) He should begin speech therapy treatments.
(b) He appears to be completely healthy.
(c) He is suffering from amnesia.
(d) He has permanently lost his faculties.
12. What does Nora wonder about her mother and Clyde in Chapter 17?
(a) If they can work together as business partners.
(b) Whether they have been lying to her.
(c) Why they are so angry with each other.
(d) If they will marry.
13. What is Clyde's job at Patty Jane's business?
14. What do Patty Jane and Ione think Harriet has done in Chapter 11?
(a) Tried to commit suicide.
(b) Taken drugs.
(c) Contracted an illness while at the hospital.
(d) Started drinking to forget her worries.
15. How many months pass before Ione returns from her trip?
(a) Eight months.
(b) Six months.
(c) Five months.
(d) Three months.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why do Harriet's work habits change in Chapter 15?
2. Why is Patty Jane unhappy with Harriet when she returns home in Chapter 14?
3. How does Temple Curry react when Reese, Clyde, and Harriet arrive at her house in Chapter 22?
4. Where is Ione's gift to Harriet in Chapter 25 from?
5. What does Clyde tell Patty Jane cannot happen again in Chapter 13?
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