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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 the errand on which Mr. McPhee takes Lark?
(a) Delivering pastries cooked by a local woman.
(b) Delivering mail from the mail truck.
(c) Delivering groceries from the store.
(d) Delivering freight brought to town by the train.
2. What time does Mr. Easterly say he will deliver the groceries?
(a) When he closes at six.
(b) When he closes at five.
(c) When his wife returns at four.
(d) When the delivery boy gets out of school at three.
3. How much education does Papa have?
(a) He completed tenth grade.
(b) He never attended.
(c) He graduated college.
(d) He graduated high school.
4. What is the skill Beverly has that she shares with Lark?
(c) Making sandcastles.
5. Where does Lark believe Marjorie Ann went after her death?
(b) To Jesus' side.
Short Answer Questions
1. When does Maria say she'll come visit Aunt Betty?
2. What night do Grandma and Grandpa Browning arrive at Aunt Betty's?
3. What is Papa doing as the story opens?
4. What does the German neighbor say when Lark returns her sheet?
5. What does Lark call the German woman who lives next door to Aunt Betty?
Short Essay Questions
1. 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?
2. What does Papa think about the possibility of Mama going to work, and why?
3. Where does Mama tell Lark the baby has gone? Where does Lark believe it's gone? Why does Mama slap Lark?
4. What is the basic information included in the letter Lark finds from Earl Samson to Bill?
5. What is Lark's reaction when Mama says she has to sell tickets to the picnic, and what is Mama's response?
6. How does Mama manage the practical aspects of life in the depot, such as heating their rooms and washing dishes?
7. What are some of Papa's duties with the railroad?
8. Briefly describe what Lark observes and fells during the funeral.
9. What is the reaction of the town when Hilly volunteers for the military? How does that change upon his return?
10. What does Lark believe will happen to the baby? Why does she believe this? What does she believe will be her role in the delivery?
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