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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. How many months pass before Ione returns from her trip?
(a) Six months.
(b) Five months.
(c) Three months.
(d) Eight months.
2. What is Ione concerned about regarding Nora in Chapter 20?
(a) Where Nora has been sneaking off to after school.
(b) Whether Nora should be living in a house with two couples.
(c) Why Nora's grades are dropping.
(d) Whether Nora has inherited her father's recklessness.
3. What does Ione send to the people at House of Curl while she is on vacation?
(c) Souvenir pens.
(d) Newspaper clippings.
4. Where does Harriet sing her wedding song in Chapter 11?
(a) At Avel's birthday party.
(b) At Avel's memorial service.
(c) From her bed.
(d) At her bridal shower.
5. Who does Patty Jane turn to for comfort in Chapter 16?
Short Answer Questions
1. How did the crazy woman lose her dentistry license?
2. Where does Patty Jane see her husband's face in Chapter 11?
3. What type of party does Clyde throw in Chapter 24?
4. What happens to Harriet while riding the bus in Chapter 14?
5. Why is Ione concerned about traveling in Chapter 25?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Patty Jane discover one day when she returns home in Chapter 11? Why are Patty Jane and Ione especially worried?
2. How does Nora deal with her father's reappearance?
3. 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?
4. What does Patty Jane attend in Chapter 18? What does she find incomprehensible about the event?
5. What spurs Patty Jane to begin looking for a job? What trouble does she run into?
6. How does Thor's reappearance affect Patty Jane and Clyde's relationship in Chapter 23?
7. 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?
8. What does Patty Jane decide to do at the House of Curl in Chapter 12?
9. Why does Patty Jane write to Avel's sisters in Chapter 11?
10. How does Reese help Harriet in Chapters 18 and 19?
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