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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What is the gift Lark and Mama take Hilly and Mrs. Silliman?
(a) A drawing.
(b) Jell-o salad.
(c) A book.
(d) Pumpkin pie.
2. What two words does Lark say have an ominous ring of finality?
(a) Taxes and confession.
(b) Death and divorce.
(c) Confession and death.
(d) Divorce and taxes.
3. What does Lark sometimes do while her mother is making business calls in St. Bridget?
(a) Reads in the car.
(b) Swims at the pool.
(c) Watches movies.
(d) Visits her grandparents.
4. What does Beverly reveal about Santa Claus?
(a) He isn't real.
(b) He's magic.
(c) He isn't going to bring her any gifts.
(d) He's really very skinny.
5. Whom does Mrs. Stillman say she plans to visit?
(a) A cousin in California.
(b) A friend of Hilly's in Blue Lake.
(c) Hilly at the cemetery.
(d) A friend in Colorado.
6. Why does Mama say she and Aunt Betty are going to Minneapolis?
(a) To see a lawyer.
(b) To go shopping.
(c) To go dancing.
(d) To attend church.
7. Where does Lark and Mama go when Mama takes a week's vacation?
(b) To look for Uncle Stan.
(c) To Lark's grandparents' house.
(d) The ocean.
8. What does Aunt Betty give the hobo in addition to the food and milk?
(a) A wool hat.
(b) A quarter.
(c) A pair of socks.
(d) A warmer coat.
9. According to Mrs. Stillman's guest, who hurt Hilly?
(a) Uncle Stan.
(b) Mr. Wheeler.
(c) Axel Nelson.
(d) Willy Erhardt.
10. Where does Lark tell Mama she's going?
(a) Blue Lake.
11. What does Mama look for in her purse?
(a) A quarter.
(c) A comb.
(d) A hanky.
12. What color is the dress Mrs. Stillman is wearing when Lark arrives at her house?
13. Where does Beverly live by this point in the story?
(a) In a tarpaper shack .
(b) Near the hobo jungle.
(c) At the depot.
(d) Above the cafe.
14. What does Lark look for in her purse?
(a) A barrette.
(b) A handkerchief.
(c) A quarter.
(d) A comb.
15. What do Lark and her Mama do the night before Lark's first Communion?
(b) Read the catechism lessons.
(c) Make pies.
(d) Look at the book of house plans.
Short Answer Questions
1. What are Lark's responsibilities in return for her allowance?
2. What does Mama say her marriage was like?
3. What dessert does Papa insist he wants for supper on the evening after Hilly's funeral?
4. What two gifts are given to Lark on her last day at school?
5. What color are the tickets eligible to win at the theater's drawing?
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