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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 M'Vy worried the doctors will think when they see Dab?
(a) That he is hooked on drugs.
(b) That he will die.
(c) That M'Vy won't be able to afford to pay for his care.
(d) That she is unfit as a mother.
2. How does the narrator characterize Silversmith?
(a) An older version of Brother Rush.
(b) A large man with a graying afro.
(c) A large man with gentle, soft features.
(d) A slender man, beautiful and aloof, like Brother Rush.
3. What does Tree tell M'Vy about Brother Rush?
(a) How good he looked in his suit.
(b) How unhappy he was.
(c) How much he cared for her.
(d) How ready he was to die.
4. What does M'Vy know will happen when she takes Dab to the hospital?
(a) He will be taken from her.
(b) He will be cured for good.
(c) He will never leave.
(d) He will die.
5. Why has Brother Rush covered his face, in Tree's vision?
(a) To hide his feelings.
(b) To guard against sunlight.
(c) To keep from seeing things that upset him.
(d) To hide from M'Vy.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does M'Vy say about Tree's vision of Brother Rush?
2. What are Tree's feelings in the hospital?
3. How does Miss Pricherd respond when Tree calls her by her nickname?
4. What causes the car accident that kills Brother Rush?
5. What does M'Vy insist will be the fastest way to get Dab help?
Short Essay Questions
1. What makes Tree think of Dab when she is at home alone?
2. How is the relationship with Tree and Miss Pricherd different at the end of the book?
3. Describe Tree's relationship with Silversmith.
4. How is Silversmith described?
5. What prompts Tree to decide to leave home?
6. What is Tree's nightmare?
7. How does the narrator describe the relationship between M'Vy and Dab?
8. How is Dab described when Tree visits him in chapter 11?
9. Describe Dab's admittance into the hospital.
10. Describe Brother Rush's house, when Brother Rush takes Tree and Dab there.
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