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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. Mr. Pignati serves John and Lorraine scungilli, which John describes as _____.
(a) Snails and tomato sauce.
(b) Caviar and cream cheese.
(c) Bread slices in marinara sauce.
(d) Olive sandwiches.
2. John explains that Lorraine may remember big words, but he remembers _______.
3. What deal does Lorraine's mother have with a local undertaker?
(a) He gives her jewelry he takes from the deceased, she sells it, and they split the profits.
(b) He gives her ten dollars whenever she sends business his way.
(c) They bet on which patient is the next to pass away.
(d) She gives him free drugs and he gives her free flowers.
4. At the zoo, Mr. Pignati introduces Lorraine and John to Bobo, who is a _____.
5. What game do John and Lorraine play with Dennis Kobin and Norton Kelly?
(a) Ding-dong ditch.
(b) Camera charades.
(c) Treasure hunt.
(d) Telephone marathon.
Short Answer Questions
1. When Lorraine's mother tells her to skip school the next day to help her clean their house, the teen says what?
2. What nickname does John give his father?
3. Lorraine notices that John lies to his family but his family ______.
4. After their first face to face meeting with Mr. Pignati, why does John feel that he and Lorraine should accompany the man to the zoo?
5. While Lorraine talks to Mr. Pignati by phone, what does John do?
Short Essay Questions
1. Do you feel Mr. Pignati is correct to trust John and Lorraine with his house keys?
2. Describe the picture of her parents that Lorraine keeps.
3. Does John have a crush on Lorraine?
4. During their first phone conversation, why does Lorraine listen to Mr. Pignati's jokes?
5. What does John feel Lorraine lacks in?
6. Why does John's father stop drinking?
7. Explain how John and Lorraine end up having their first kiss.
8. What brings about Mr. Pignati's death?
9. What angers Lorraine about the toy department at Beekman's department store?
10. Do you think Lorraine has a crush on John?
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