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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 1.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. How old is Precious when the book begins?
2. What does Precious nickname the black nurse at the hospital?
(a) Mrs. Muffin
(b) Mrs. Pepper
(c) Mrs. Angel
(d) Mrs. Butter
3. What does Precious' mother do when she finds out about Precious' first pregnancy?
(a) Takes her to the doctor
(b) Makes her leave
(c) Takes her to church
(d) Beats her
4. Why is Mrs. Lichenstein at Precious' house when time returns to the present in Chapter 1?
(a) She wants Precious to return her books
(b) She wants Precious' parents arrested
(c) She wants to discuss Precious' education
(d) She wants to press charges against Precious
5. When does Precious start writing her story?
(a) September 30, 1988
(b) September 20, 1986
(c) September 24, 1987
(d) September 25, 1989
Short Answer Questions
1. What grade is Precious in at the beginning of the story?
2. What does Precious refuse to do at the hospital after Mrs. Butter questions her?
3. How does Precious know she weighs more than two hundred pounds?
4. When did Precious' father begin raping her?
5. Where does Mrs. Butter tell Precious her baby is?
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