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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. Why did Clyde decide to get a job?
(a) To pay his bills.
(b) To get out of the house.
(c) To build up his resume.
(d) To meet new people.
2. Who is Merry?
(a) Clyde's mother.
(b) One of Patty Jane's customers.
(c) Ione's sister-in-law.
(d) Nora's friend.
3. What does Harriet find in the hotel room in Chapter 17?
(a) A bouquet.
(b) A new dress.
(c) A cup of coffee and a muffin.
(d) A set of keys.
4. What do Patty Jane and Ione think Harriet has done in Chapter 11?
(a) Started drinking to forget her worries.
(b) Taken drugs.
(c) Contracted an illness while at the hospital.
(d) Tried to commit suicide.
5. Where is Harriet buying when she bumps into Reese in Chapter 18?
(a) A newspaper.
Short Answer Questions
1. How does Temple Curry react when Reese, Clyde, and Harriet arrive at her house in Chapter 22?
2. How does Patty Jane feel about seeing Thor in Chapter 22?
3. Why does Patty Jane urge Harriet to see a doctor in Chapter 25?
4. Where does Patty Jane see her husband's face in Chapter 11?
5. What is Harriet doing when a bus passes her in Chapter 18?
Short Essay Questions
1. In Chapter 16, what does Patty Jane begin to dwell on as Harriet's absence draws out? Who does Patty Jane turn to for comfort?
2. 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?
3. What is Harriet doing when she runs into Reese in Chapter 18? What does Reese give her?
4. What is Harriet doing one day when she sees a school bus pass by? Why is the passing of the school bus significant?
5. Describe Reese and Harriet's wedding in Chapter 24.
6. Why does Patty Jane write to Avel's sisters in Chapter 11?
7. What does Harriet realize about drinking in Chapter 14? How does Patty Jane react when Harriet returns home drunk?
8. What spurs Patty Jane to begin looking for a job? What trouble does she run into?
9. Where does Harriet awake in Chapter 17? How does she figure out how she got to this place? What does Harriet realize when she looks at the newspaper?
10. What does Patty Jane attend in Chapter 18? What does she find incomprehensible about the event?
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