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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does Patty Jane become angry at Ione for in Chapter 9?
(a) Taking Nora outside in the cold weather.
(b) Speaking to a therapist about her.
(c) Pressuring Patty Jane to find a job.
(d) Washing Thor's bathrobe.
2. What causes Patty Jane and Ione to become closer in Chapter 3?
(a) Joining a swimming club together.
(b) Patty Jane's pregnancy.
(c) Ione's illness.
(d) Their evening walks.
3. Why is Patty Jane angry at Thor in Chapter 6?
(a) He has been seeing another woman.
(b) He has been spending too much money.
(c) He refuses to talk about the baby.
(d) He asked Harriet to stop visiting so frequently.
4. What are the two women in Chapter 4 getting paid to do at midnight?
(a) Clean-up duty.
(c) Pretend to be police officers.
(d) Take off their clothes.
5. What had been the original plan on New Year's Eve in Chapter 4?
(a) To go to the country club.
(b) To go to the city's downtown area.
(c) To go to a friend's cabin in the woods.
(d) To watch a firework display.
Short Answer Questions
1. What kind of vehicle were the couples going to use on New Year's Eve in Chapter 4?
2. Why does Avel often communicate with his sisters?
3. Why does Patty Jane rip up the number of the man in the prologue?
4. From which country have many of the residents of the community immigrated from?
5. What is the crazy woman arguing with the clerk at the store about in Chapter 7?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why were Patty Jane and her sister raised by an aunt? What did the aunt's treatment of the girls spur Patty Jane to do?
2. In Chapter 3, how does Patty Jane feel about being pregnant?
3. How does Avel set off a fight at a bar on New Year's Eve?
4. Where does Thor go after his argument with Patty Jane in the grocery store?
5. What does Ione notice as Patty Jane's pregnancy becomes more obvious?
6. Why do Patty Jane and Harriet stay home on New Year's Eve in Chapter 4? What had their plans been?
7. What kind of job does Avel offer Thor, and why?
8. What does Avel give Harriet as an engagement present?
9. What is Harriet excited about in Chapter 9?
10. How does Thor show a change during his walk home at dawn in Chapter 6?
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