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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. Where does Hilly serve after he joins the military?
2. What is Papa doing as the story opens?
(a) Reading the paper.
(b) Working .
(c) Playing poker.
(d) Drawing house plans.
3. What had Mama thrown at Papa once when he called her a hated nickname?
(a) A ketchup bottle.
(b) A mustard jar.
(c) A bowl.
(d) A plate.
4. What does Papa do to Lark's mashed potatoes?
(a) Pours salt on them.
(b) Uses his fork to break the dam she's built.
(c) Pours milk on them.
5. What is the errand on which Mr. McPhee takes Lark?
(a) Delivering freight brought to town by the train.
(b) Delivering pastries cooked by a local woman.
(c) Delivering mail from the mail truck.
(d) Delivering groceries from the store.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where is it decided that Stan will go to look for work?
2. What is Aunt Betty's condition Thursday afternoon?
3. What is Mr. McPhee wearing when he talks with Lark at the depot?
4. What color is the nail polish Lark buys?
5. Where does Hilly sit most days?
Short Essay Questions
1. How is the laundry done while Mama and Lark are visiting Aunt Betty?
2. What is Mama's plan for Aunt Betty and Uncle Stan and how does she start that plan rolling?
3. Briefly describe what Lark observes and fells during the funeral.
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. Describe the condition of Aunt Betty's house when Lark and Mama arrive.
6. What is the significance of what Lark tells Mama while Lark is pretending to be Mrs. Brown?
7. How does Lark get her name?
8. Why does Lark say she likes spending time in taverns?
9. What is the reaction of the town when Hilly volunteers for the military? How does that change upon his return?
10. What are some of the job opportunities Mama sees but dismisses?
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