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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does Ms. Rain ask the girls to do that terrifies Precious?
(a) Spell their names on the board
(b) Tell a story to the class
(c) Come to her office in alphabetical order
(d) Recite the ABC's
2. When did Precious' father begin raping her?
(a) When she was in second grade
(b) When she was in fifth grade
(c) When she was in fourth grade
(d) When she was in third grade
3. What does Precious nickname the black nurse at the hospital?
(a) Mrs. Angel
(b) Mrs. Muffin
(c) Mrs. Pepper
(d) Mrs. Butter
4. When Precious starts thinking about kindergarten and first grade, what does she remember?
(a) She made good friends on her first day
(b) Kids laughed at the way she spoke
(c) Her teacher embarrassed her in front of the class
(d) It was not that hard
5. What do the girls learn as a group at the Alternative School?
(a) The alphabet
(b) Addition and subtraction
(c) How to write their names
(d) The Pledge of Allegiance
6. When was Precious born?
(a) November 5, 1973
(b) November 4, 1970
(c) November 10, 1971
(d) November 11, 1972
7. What grade is Precious supposed to be in?
(a) Eighth grade
(b) Twelfth grade
(c) Eleventh grade
(d) Tenth grade
8. What does Precious wonder about after her mother takes her back home?
(a) When she had her first baby
(b) What she will name her baby
(c) If her mother will make her get rid of the baby
(d) If she acted irrationally toward Mrs. Lichenstein
9. How many classmates does Precious have in her class with Ms. Rain?
10. Who does Precious' first baby, Little Mongo, live with?
(b) Precious' grandmother
(c) Little Mongo was adopted
(d) A foster family
11. What was Rita before she attended the Alternative School?
(a) An honor student
(c) A crack addict
(d) An orphan
12. Where is Rhonda from?
(a) Puerto Rico
(d) El Salvador
13. What does Jo Ann claim she wants that she mispronounces?
(a) Her own record layer.
(b) Enough money to get out of the garage
(c) To be a heinous actress
(d) Her own TV pile
14. Who is considered the class clown in Ms. Rain's class?
(b) Jo Ann
15. What does Ms. Rain have the girls do once they are all in attendance?
(a) Make name tags
(b) Sit in a circle and do introductions
(c) Pair up for problem solving
(d) Play a friendly game
Short Answer Questions
1. What grade is Precious in at the beginning of the story?
2. What does Precious wonder about her second baby?
3. Who does Precious consider a "God" after she is taken to the hospital and has her baby?
4. What does Precious promise her unborn baby as she speaks to it?
5. What city did Jermaine leave to get out of trouble?
This section contains 491 words
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