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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 dessert does Papa insist he wants for supper on the evening after Hilly's funeral?
(a) Chocolate ice cream.
(b) Chocolate cake.
(c) Nut bread.
(d) Raisin pie.
2. Where does Lark and Mama go when Mama takes a week's vacation?
(a) To look for Uncle Stan.
(b) To Lark's grandparents' house.
(d) The ocean.
3. Where does Lark hide when it's time to go to confession?
(a) In the basement.
(b) In Mama's car.
(c) In Papa's truck.
(d) At home under her crib.
4. What does Lark watch while Mrs. Stillman is talking to her guest?
(a) A neighbor shoveling snow.
(b) Snow falling.
5. What does Beverly say when Lark says she's moving to California?
(a) She'd be happy to go in Lark's place.
(b) Lark shoudl refuse to go.
(c) She feels sorry for Lark.
(d) Lark won't be happy there.
Short Answer Questions
1. What color is the coat Mama wears as she heads out to play bridge?
2. Whom does Mrs. Stillman say she plans to visit?
3. What do Mama, Aunt Betty, and Lark do the afternoon after attending Mass?
4. How does Lark get a letter to Hilly?
5. Where does Beverly live by this point in the story?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is the effect of Aunt Betty's affair on Grandma, and what does Mama say about Grandma's reaction?
2. What is Papa's last-ditch effort to try to get Mama to remain? What are the reactions of Mama and Lark?
3. What does Lark say about Hilly's fate after his death and how does she say she knows this?
4. What is Lark's reaction after her confession and what does she wonder about the adults who have gone through this?
5. What does Mrs. Stillman say about Hilly's death?
6. What is the significance of Lark's statements about Myrna Loy and Mr. Brown?
7. Whom does Lark tell about the plans to begin building on a house and what does she say about it?
8. Why do Mama and Aunt Betty leave the depot in the middle of the night? What is Lark instructed to do?
9. Why does Lark refuse to go to Mass and what is Papa's reaction?
10. What is the argument Mama and Papa have over whether to buy a car or a house? What are the arguments of each?
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