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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 Monica say her father needs when she returns to Happiness House in "The Living Dead"?
(a) A new roof.
(b) A new hut.
(c) A new cane.
(d) A new pair of spectacles.
2. What does Anita say happened to the new girl that was brought to Lakshmi's previous room in "Everything I Need to Know Now"?
(a) She hung herself.
(b) She drowned herself.
(c) She was beaten to death.
(d) She was starved to death.
3. What is lassi made from?
4. To whom does Monica give the shoes that she once threw at her when she leaves Happiness House?
5. How much money does Mumtaz say Lakshmi must work off before she can go home in "Changes"?
(a) 10,000 rupees.
(b) 20,000 rupees.
(c) 30,000 rupees.
(d) 5,000 rupees.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who is the girl at Happiness House that gets the most customers?
2. What television show is the favorite of the girls at Happiness House?
3. Where does the David Beckham boy keep his belongings?
4. What does the tea vendor gain in exchange for putting extra sugar in the cook's tea at Happiness House?
5. What does Lakshmi respond when Harish asks her each day, "How are you today?"
Short Essay Questions
1. How has Lakshmi's self-image changed in Section 4? How does she compare herself to the other girls at Happiness House?
2. How is Western culture presented in Section 3? How do the characters in the story perceive Western culture?
3. What causes Lakshmi to become injured in her first days at Happiness House?
4. What is referred to in the title of "A Small Danger"? What does Lakshmi do with this danger?
5. What does Lakshmi experience when she first leaves the locked room at Happiness House?
6. How are the characters of Pushpa and Anita described when Lakshmi first meets them?
7. How is Lakshmi's new room described in "In My New Room"? With whom does she share the room?
8. How does Shahanna respond when Lakshmi tells her about her encounter with the American?
9. What happens after Lakshmi has been starved and given no water for five days at Happiness House?
10. How is Lakshmi's situation explained to her by Shahanna in "Everything I Need to Know Now"?
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