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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 painted on the ends of Lark's crib?
2. What does Lark say her little girl likes to read?
(a) Teen magazines.
(b) The Bible.
(c) Nancy Drew.
(d) Comic books.
3. What kind of coat is Papa wearing when he goes outside the morning after Mama comes to look for him?
(a) A blue one that's too light for the cold weather.
(b) A green one with a brown collar.
(c) A brown one with a hood.
(d) He's not wearing one.
4. What does Papa have in his hand when he rushes at Mama?
(a) A gun.
(b) A knife.
(c) A bottle.
(d) A skillet.
5. What is Papa eating as Lark prepares to go outside, carrying her sin notebook with her?
(a) Blueberry pie and ice cream.
(b) Apple crumb cake.
(d) A bologna sandwich.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Lark ask God to do before she goes to bed that night?
2. What does Aunt Betty give the hobo in addition to the food and milk?
3. What two words does Lark say have an ominous ring of finality?
4. How did Hilly die?
5. What job does Aunt Betty get?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is the significance of Lark's statements about Myrna Loy and Mr. Brown?
2. What is Lark's reaction after her confession and what does she wonder about the adults who have gone through this?
3. How does Mama spend the money she wins at the theater?
4. What does Lark hear Mrs. Wheeler reveal to Mrs. Stillman?
5. What does Mrs. Stillman say about Hilly's death?
6. What does Papa say to Lark when he comes into the bedroom to get a handkerchief and how does Lark respond?
7. What does Aunt Betty say about suicide and how does that compare to what Papa says?
8. What does Lark say about Hilly's fate after his death and how does she say she knows this?
9. What is the argument Mama and Papa have over whether to buy a car or a house? What are the arguments of each?
10. What are some of the ideas Mama, Aunt Betty, and Lark share about the new house while they're putting up the Christmas tree?
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