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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 do Brother Rush's hands do while Tree and Dab are looking at them?
(a) They lie still as if her were dead.
(b) They seem to dance.
(c) They reach out for Tree and Dab.
(d) Clench and tremble.
2. What makes Tree erupt and scream at M'Vy and Silversmith?
(a) M'Vy goes to leave with Silversmith.
(b) M'Vy treats her as a child in front of Silversmith.
(c) M'Vy wants to leave Dab home alone.
(d) M'Vy doesn't believe her.
3. What does Tree think when she finds pills in Dab's room?
(a) That he doesn't need the pills.
(b) That he is terminally ill.
(c) That he is a junkie.
(d) That he was born with a birth defect.
4. What was M'Vy's experience in the little room?
(a) She saw the vision Tree had.
(b) She saw a different vision than either child.
(c) She didn't see Brother Rush.
(d) She saw the vision Dab had.
5. What does M'Vy say Dab and Brother Rush had in common?
(a) The urge to get better.
(b) The desire to have their own way without understanding themselves.
(c) A rare blood condition.
(d) The urge to die.
Short Answer Questions
1. What happens when Tree and Dab walk around while Brother Rush is sleeping?
2. What is M'Vy worried the doctors will think when they see Dab?
3. Why has Brother Rush covered his face, in Tree's vision?
4. How does the narrator characterize Silversmith?
5. Where does Tree ask Dab to take her?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Tree get upset when M'Vy says that it is time to go out?
2. What ails Brother Rush?
3. What makes Tree think of Dab when she is at home alone?
4. What does M'Vy tell Tree is wrong with Dab?
5. What are Tree's feelings about Dab's sickness?
6. Describe Dab's admittance into the hospital.
7. What happens that Dab gets taken to the hospital?
8. What does M'Vy tell Tree about her brothers and Dab?
9. What does Tree learn when she sees Brother Rush after Dab's death?
10. What is Tree and M'Vy's relationship like, at the end of the book?
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