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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. As Laura is getting into her robes, who does she want to come see her?
(b) Birdie Lee.
2. Why is Laura unhappy about Birdie Lee?
(a) She is no longer playing the drums.
(b) She has to go to the bathroom too much.
(c) She is taking too much attention away from Laura.
(d) She is flirting with Buddy.
3. Who does Laura accuse of killing Buddy?
(b) An unknown robber.
4. Why does Laura threaten Buddy?
(a) Because she is jealous that he is trying to seduce Marietta.
(b) Because he borrowed some money from her and has not paid it back.
(c) Because she thinks he plans to let Marty take over the church.
(d) Because she doesn't want him to hurt Marietta.
5. What does Laura give Buddy for his birthday?
(a) A Buick.
(b) A Studebaker.
(c) A custom suit.
(d) A Cadillac.
6. Why does Laura say she's going to put her purse in Essie's coat pocket?
(a) To keep it safe.
(b) So Laura doesn't leave it in the church again like last night.
(c) So Essie can get some money out of it for subway fare.
(d) To hide it from CJ.
7. How is Marietta described?
(a) About the same size as Essie.
(b) Very light skinned with light eyes.
(c) Large but proportionally shaped.
(d) Tiny, delicate, and beautiful.
8. Who seems smitten with Marietta?
(a) The white beat cop.
(b) Most of the congregation.
(c) A young, black lawyer who just moved in down the street.
9. What does Essie imagine doing with the church?
(a) Making it legal.
(b) Essie is making plans for establishing a day care center in the church and doing other forms of good.
(c) Closing it in a year's time.
(d) Inviting a real minister to serve there.
10. Who sees Laura stabbing Buddy?
(d) Birdie Lee.
11. What rumor is going around about Buddy?
(a) That he is in jail for rape.
(b) That he is in cahoots with the police.
(c) That he is dating another woman.
(d) That he is dying.
12. Who do the police arrest?
(b) A man hiding behind the garbage dump outside.
13. What does Laura collect for each lucky text?
(a) A quarter.
(b) A dime.
(d) Three pennies.
14. What does Marietta do at the church?
(a) Turns the overhead fan on hot days.
(b) Passes around the collection plate.
(c) Plays the organ.
(d) Joins the choir.
15. While Buddy is kissing her, what does Laura do?
(a) Stabs him in the back.
(c) Kicks him in the groin.
(d) Bites his lip.
Short Answer Questions
1. How does Laura see Buddy as he is coming out of the shower?
2. Who has Essie asked to come by and visit?
3. To what does Buddy admit?
4. What do Laura and Buddy believe about Essie?
5. What does Birdie Lee say about generosity?
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