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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. Where does Patty Jane see her husband's face in Chapter 11?
(a) Amongst a crowd of people.
(b) On the side of a bus.
(c) On cereal boxes.
(d) On a poster.
2. What type of party does Clyde throw in Chapter 24?
(a) A birthday party.
(b) A housewarming party.
(c) A stag party.
(d) A Christmas party.
3. What does Patty Jane go to school to become in Chapter 12?
(a) An animal groomer.
(b) A hair stylist.
(c) A seamstress.
(d) A baker.
4. Why did Clyde decide to get a job?
(a) To pay his bills.
(b) To meet new people.
(c) To build up his resume.
(d) To get out of the house.
5. According to Clyde, why would a relationship not work between him and Patty Jane?
(a) She is his boss.
(b) He is married.
(c) She is afraid of falling in love.
(d) He plans to move away in the spring.
Short Answer Questions
1. What kind of trip does Ione go on in Chapter 25?
2. What song does Harriet sing her favorite verse of in Chapter 24?
3. What state is Harriet in when Patty Jane and Nora check on her in Chapter 25?
4. How does Ione feel about seeing her son in Chapter 22?
5. What does Ione find when she returns in Chapter 25?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is Harriet doing one day when she sees a school bus pass by? Why is the passing of the school bus significant?
2. Where does Ione go in Chapter 25? What does she learn when she returns home?
3. What does Harriet realize about drinking in Chapter 14? How does Patty Jane react when Harriet returns home drunk?
4. How does Nora deal with her father's reappearance?
5. What does Patty Jane attend in Chapter 18? What does she find incomprehensible about the event?
6. How does Thor's reappearance affect Patty Jane and Clyde's relationship in Chapter 23?
7. What do the doctors tell Ione and Patty Jane about Thor's condition in Chapter 23?
8. Why does Patty Jane write to Avel's sisters in Chapter 11?
9. Why does Patty Jane urge Harriet to see a doctor in Chapter 25? What do Patty Jane and Nora discover one day after Harriet fails to return from napping?
10. Where do Reese, Clyde, and Harriet find Thor at Temple Curry's home? What does Temple tell them about her past and how she came to be with Thor?
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