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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 kind of ice cream does Papa buy for Lark?
(b) Rocky Road.
2. What color are the German neighbor woman's eyes?
(d) The story doesn't say.
3. What does Beverly's father do for a living?
(a) He's a clerk at the depot.
(b) He's a janitor at the school..
(c) He's gone.
(d) He's a traveling salesman.
4. What does Lark get from Mr. Boomer?
(a) A piece of pie.
(b) A chocolate ice cream.
(c) A soda.
(d) A jawbreaker.
5. Where does Lark believe Marjorie Ann went after her death?
(a) To Jesus' side.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Papa say about the group of ladies Mama spends time with?
2. What does Lark call the German woman who lives next door to Aunt Betty?
3. How many words per minute does Mama say she wants to be able to type?
4. How does Lark get to the depot as she's headed for her grandparents' home?
5. What section of the paper is across Papa's chest when he falls asleep on Sunday afternoon?
Short Essay Questions
1. Describe the condition of Aunt Betty's house when Lark and Mama arrive.
2. What is the problem with Lark's hair on the day after the poker game? What does she fear will be the outcome of that problem?
3. Why does a committee want Mrs. Stillman dismissed from her teaching job?
4. What are Lark's thoughts about the financial situation for Aunt Betty and Uncle Stan and how does Uncle Stan's job contribute to that?
5. What is Mama's plan for Aunt Betty and Uncle Stan and how does she start that plan rolling?
6. What is Lark's attitude about becoming an adult and why?
7. What is Lark's reaction when Mama says she has to sell tickets to the picnic, and what is Mama's response?
8. Why does Lark say she likes spending time in taverns?
9. What is the argument Mama and Papa have about their evening's activities and what does each want the other to do?
10. What does Papa think about the possibility of Mama going to work, and why?
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