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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 causes Hagar to become nauseous and then fall in the woods?
(a) The chocolate was bad.
(b) The smell of the fish.
(c) The cheese was bad.
(d) Her bowels haven't moved.
2. Murray Lees says the watchman's dogs would have got him, if what hadn't been outside?
(a) A bear.
(b) A gun.
(c) A big stick.
(d) A wounded gull.
3. Hagar realizes that Marvin cares deeply about Doris. What comment does Hagar make about that?
(a) She does not understand the feeling.
(b) He is just confused.
(c) Marvin should get his head examined.
(d) She doesn't understand why because Doris is greedy.
4. Who calls Hagar by name, causing her to remember it had been a very long time since anyone called her by name?
(a) Dr. Tappen.
(b) The nurse on duty.
(d) Dr. Corby.
5. How does John tell his mother he is distilling his own liquor?
(a) From sweaty socks.
(b) From grapes growing on the farm.
(c) From potato peelings.
(d) From corn growing on the farm.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who did Hagar and Elva both know and exchange facts about?
2. What does Hagar find when she is cleaning the attic?
3. What happens when Hagar offers some food to the children?
4. Why didn't John want to apply for a scholarship or loan to go to college?
5. How long has Mrs. Dobereiner been at the hospital?
Short Essay Questions
1. In the beginning of Chapter 6, Hagar is concerned about intruders coming into the house where she is at the cannery. She thinks that Bram would have taken care of anyone, if he had been there. What do you think this says about how she felt about Bram as a protector?
2. Explain the irony of Hagar being moved to a semi-private hospital room.
3. Hagar's need to do things herself and not accept help is consistent throughout. How is it depicted at the end of Chapter 10?
4. Describe the irony, at the end of Chapter 6, of Bram being buried in the Currie plot, and having the Shipley name carved on the other side of the Currie stone.
5. In Hagar complaining that Arlene is always at the house, and then wishing she had not said it afterward, what does this say about Hagar?
6. Make comparisons between John and his own liquor made from potato peelings.
7. How is John's character forming in Chapter 6?
8. What is Hagar's view toward religion in Chapter 8?
9. In Chapter 7, Hagar sees that Arlene is making the same mistakes she did. How is this true?
10. In Chapter 9, while at the hospital, Hagar finally starts to notice that she is different from other people, in what way?
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