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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. What does Jack say he'll have a dog named in "Presents"?
2. What book does Jack choose for Ma to read to him in "Presents"?
(a) Anne of Green Gables.
(b) April Rabbits.
(c) Thomas the Tank Engine.
(d) Dylan the Digger.
3. On what day of the week does Old Nick usually bring supplies and treats to Ma?
4. What does Jack choose for dinner on his birthday in "Presents"?
(b) Chicken soup.
5. What is Ma's response when Jack asks her in "Presents," "What am I like?"
(a) "You're like Old Nick."
(b) "The dead spit of me."
(c) "You're like an angel."
(d) "You're like a knight in shining armor."
Short Answer Questions
1. What do Jack and Ma have for dinner on the evening that the power has cut off in "Unlying"?
2. What colors comprise the rug in the Room where Jack lives with Ma?
3. What does Ma pretend to be when she and Jack play "Islands" in "Unlying"?
4. What does Jack put on when he plays "Dress-up" in "Unlying"?
5. Who wrote The Runaway Bunny?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does "Gone" mean in Jack's mind? What does Jack do when Ma is "Gone" in "Unlying"?
2. What are your thoughts on Ma's breastfeeding Jack at the age of five? Why do you think she does this?
3. How does Jack describe shows on the television in "Presents"?
4. What happend when Jack requests that Ma read Dylan the Digger in "Unlying"?
5. What does Ma tell Jack about the television in "Presents"?
6. What does Ma give Jack for his birthday in "Presents"? What does Jack do with his gift?
7. How would you describe Jack's manner of speaking? How is this reflected in the language styel of the story?
8. How does Jack define "real" and "pretend" in "Presents"?
9. How would you describe Ma's relationship to religion in "Presents"?
10. What "gift" does Old Nick offer Jack when he's in the wardrobe in "Unlying"? Why does Jack not take the gift?
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