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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. Henry tries which of the following plots to make money?
(a) All of these.
(b) He tries farming.
(c) He buys the Esso gasoline station in Colleton.
(d) He invests in ethnic greeting cards.
2. Who is Winthrop Ogletree?
(a) The town doctor.
(b) The mortician.
(c) The local witch doctor.
(d) The country sheriff.
3. What role does Bernard actually play on his school's football team?
(a) Equipment manager.
(c) Water boy.
(d) Bench warmer.
4. Dr. Lowenstein admits that she finds it strange that the Wingo family would have a subscription to _______________.
(a) The New Yorker.
(b) The New York Times.
(c) Better Homes and Gardens.
(d) The Gourmet magazine.
5. How does Luke respond to the tiger's presence?
(a) He begs his father to bring the tiger back.
(b) He looks for ways to kill the tiger.
(c) He is terribly afraid of the tiger.
(d) He begins training the tiger.
Short Answer Questions
1. How many children do Tom and his wife have?
2. Which of the following images from the Prologue could serve as an analogy for Tom and Savannah's wondrous and nightmarish childhood?
3. How would you describe the tone of Dr. Lowenstein when she refers to Tom as "Tom Wingo of South Carolina"?
4. What does Tom recall that his father did not allow?
5. What does Lila teach her children to do?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Tom feel Grandma Tolitha returns to Grandpa Wingo?
2. How has coaching Bernard helped Tom?
3. What does the story of Lila's quest to win the Colleton League cookbook contest reveal about her character?
4. How does the fury of the storm echo the plight of Lila Wingo?
5. What is one of the benefits of Tom's extraordinary childhood?
6. How does Lila react to the news of Tom's actions against Todd?
7. Why does Tom admit to hating both men and women equally?
8. What does the robbery that Luke witnesses in New York show us about the city?
9. How does Dr. Lowenstein perceive Lila in Chapter Six?
10. What does Luke pray for before his father leaves for Korea?
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