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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 does Lark look for in her purse?
(a) A comb.
(b) A quarter.
(c) A handkerchief.
(d) A barrette.
2. What is at the top of Lark's Christmas list?
(a) A rocking chair.
(b) A new robe.
(c) A pony.
(d) A bicycle.
3. How much does Papa need to pay off his gambling debts?
(a) Two hundred, fifty dollars.
(b) Eighty dollars.
(c) A thousand dollars.
(d) Five hundred dollars.
4. What does Aunt Betty say she'd been doing during the day while Lark was at school?
(a) Baking for the funeral.
(b) Planning their new house.
(c) Sewing curtains.
(d) Making flower arrangements for the funeral.
5. What does Lark say her little girl likes to read?
(a) The Bible.
(b) Teen magazines.
(c) Comic books.
(d) Nancy Drew.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Mrs. Stillman invite Lark to do?
2. What do Mama, Aunt Betty, and Lark do the afternoon after attending Mass?
3. According to Mrs. Stillman, who came to visit while Lark napped?
4. What do Lark and her Mama do the night before Lark's first Communion?
5. Where does Beverly live by this point in the story?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Papa say to Lark when he comes into the bedroom to get a handkerchief and how does Lark respond?
2. What is Lark's reaction after her confession and what does she wonder about the adults who have gone through this?
3. What is Beverly's relationship with Mama? Give an example of this relationship.
4. Describe the opening conversation between Lark and Mama when Lark reaches her seat.
5. Briefly describe the visit Lark makes to Hilly and his reaction to her gift.
6. What are some of the ideas Mama, Aunt Betty, and Lark share about the new house while they're putting up the Christmas tree?
7. What does Lark say about Hilly's fate after his death and how does she say she knows this?
8. What does Mama say about the war's effect on her business?
9. What is Papa's last-ditch effort to try to get Mama to remain? What are the reactions of Mama and Lark?
10. What does Mrs. Stillman say about Hilly's death?
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