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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 color does one of James' brother's decide he wants to be?
(a) Yellow
(b) Green
(c) Red
(d) Orange

2. What does James say the preacher at church dots his sermons with?
(a) Hand claps
(b) Laughs
(c) Singing
(d) Amens

3. What is Ruth's job at the bank?
(a) A manager
(b) A cleaner
(c) A typist
(d) A clerk

4. What did Ruth's father open in Virgina?
(a) A bank
(b) A music store
(c) A synagogue
(d) A grocery store

5. What does Aunt Betsy arrange for Ruth?
(a) A marriage
(b) An abortion
(c) A nanny
(d) A job

Short Answer Questions

1. What kind of hat is the boy's father wearing?

2. Why does Ruth think her father married her mother?

3. What style of lettering is this chapter written in?

4. What religion was James' father?

5. Who comes to meet James when his mother does not show up?

Short Essay Questions

1. Why is music important to James?

2. How does Ruth's friend, Frances, support her?

3. How does Ruth react to Hunter Jordan's death?

4. What does Ruth say about her parents' marriage in Chapter 3?

5. What are the problems in dating Peter?

6. Describe Ruth's father's work.

7. Why is Chapter 2 written in italics?

8. Describe Jame McBride's family life.

9. Describe Ruth's school years.

10. How does Ruth's life take a turn for the worse when the family moves to Virginia?

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