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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. Why doesn't Tree tell Dab what she saw?
(a) She isn't sure what happened, herself.
(b) He won't understand.
(c) She promised Brother Rush not to tell.
(d) She wants to keep it secret.
2. Why does Tree tell Dab to get up?
(a) Miss Pricherd has to clean his room.
(b) They have to go shopping.
(c) She wants time to herself.
(d) It is time for his lessons.
3. Why doesn't Tree appreciate Miss Pricherd's arrival?
(a) She always invites all her friends over.
(b) She always eats all the food in the house.
(c) She always makes a big mess of things.
(d) She always stays too long and asks too many questions.
4. What does Dab do in the vision Tree has?
(a) Almost falls out of the window.
(b) Asks for food, and wonders when he can go home.
(c) Gets stuck head downward after trying to climb into the front seat of the car.
(d) Lays in bed with aches and pains.
5. What does Tree do when she sees her mother?
(b) Laughs joyfully.
(c) Cries non-stop.
(d) Runs out of the kitchen.
Short Answer Questions
1. What feeling does Tree get about the woman?
2. How does the narrator characterize M'Vy when she comes into the little room with Tree?
3. Whose funeral does Dab say he attended, while Tree was in the vision in the car?
4. Who is Dab?
5. Who does Tree find in her little room?
Short Essay Questions
1. What happens that wakes Tree up in the middle of the night?
2. How does "Sweet Whispers, Brother Rush" begin?
3. What does Dab see when he comes into the little room?
4. Where is Tree transported to?
5. How is Dab described?
6. Describe Tree's relationship with Miss Pricherd.
7. Describe the room in which Tree discovers Brother Rush.
8. What happens when Tree and M'Vy talk about Dab?
9. What happens when Tree finally gets to talk to her mother?
10. What does Miss Pricherd see in the little room?
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