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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 is the upstairs room in Lily's childhood home used for?
(a) Carpentry room.
(c) Women and children.
(d) Her grandparents.
2. Why does Lily think she and Snow Flower are in danger after Beautiful Moon dies?
(a) Mother chases them.
(b) Uncle throws heavy objects at them.
(c) Because Aunt moans at night.
(d) Aunt threatens them with a knife.
3. How is Snow Flower dressed when Lily visits her home for the first time?
(a) A dress worthy of a rich woman.
(b) Wearing red silk pants.
(c) Gray, padded, ill-fitting clothes.
(d) In a beautiful robe.
4. What gifts do Lily and Beautiful Moon receive from their groom's families after their marriage arrangements?
(a) Down for stuffing pillows.
(b) Money, candy, and meat.
(c) Pigs and vegtables.
(d) Fine silk.
5. What are the girls fed to soften their bones?
(a) Red-bean dumplings.
Short Answer Questions
1. What pattern is embroidered on Lily's green silk jacket that she wears to visit Snow Flower in "Truth"?
2. What animal spirit do Lily and Snow Flower share?
3. What does having their hair pinned up mean for Lily and Snow Flower?
4. What does Third Sister die from?
5. What does Lily think will make her more marriageable?
Short Essay Questions
1. At the beginning of the novel, what does Lily say interests her now?
2. Is Lily shocked when she visits Snow Flower's home?
3. What does Lily think of her new husband?
4. Describe Lily and Snow Flower when they are fifteen.
5. Describe the diviner's visit to Lily's home when she was five.
6. What does Madame Wang say about Lily's feet?
7. What does the narrator, Lily, say about what caused every problem in her life?
8. What does Lily learn when her lessons begin in the women's chambers?
9. Describe Snow Flower's personality.
10. Why does Lily feel betrayed by her mother?
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