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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. Ruth is hired to do what for Miss Finch?
(a) Read to her.
(b) Cook for her.
(c) Set up books on tape.
(d) Organize her her books in braille.
2. Immediately after graduation, Matt goes where?
(a) To college.
(b) To Europe.
(c) To an academic camp.
(d) To summer camp.
3. Ruth recalls how in school she began with what impression?
(a) She was smart.
(b) She was dumb.
(c) She was popular.
(d) She was special.
4. Ruth recalls how her mother often told her her father's leaving was whose fault?
(a) No one's.
5. Why is Ruth afraid to tell this story and May's reaction?
(a) She fears Aunt Sid will be mad at her for this mistake.
(b) She fears Aunt Sid will laugh at her.
(c) She fears Aunt Sid will think her too stupid to be her pen pal.
(d) She is embarrassed and does not want anyone to know what she had done.
Short Answer Questions
1. When May discovered Sid had given Ruth a musical jewelry box, what did she do?
2. Ruth takes a job where?
3. As children they often played house together, but Matt had to be who?
4. Ruth remembers one Christmas when the Reverend at her church announced what?
5. When Elmer Grey began coming around, a widower with a farm of his own, May accepted his attentions and they were married when?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is one memory Ruth has of her father?
2. With what was May burdened? Why? How did she feel about this?
3. What happened when May met Elmer Grey?
4. What led to a friendship between Ruth and Aunt Sid?
5. Why does Ruth believe the people in town must feel sorry for her and her family?
6. What is the one happy memory Ruth has of her family?
7. What happens when Ruth is moved up to a normal English class?
8. Why is Ruth teased in school? How does she deal with this?
9. What does Ruth remember about a mistake she made cooking one night? Why is she afraid to tell Aunt Sid this story?
10. What takes place between Ruth and Ruby?
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