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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 kind of church is the Suffolk High School graduation ceremony held in?
(a) A Catholic church
(b) A Protestant church
(c) A Baptist church
(d) A Methodist church

2. What university does Ruth attend?
(a) Princeton
(b) Chicago University
(c) Temple University
(d) New York University

3. What kind of career did Andrew want to pursue in New York?
(a) Dancing
(b) Music
(c) Banking
(d) Writing

4. What was the the name of the song Ruth's mother sang to the birds?
(a) Birdie, birdie, fly away
(b) Blackbirds
(c) Free as a Bird
(d) Lovely, lovely come to mummy

5. What is the name of the man whose father took over the Shilski's store?
(a) Simon Cornfield
(b) Aubrey Rubenstain
(c) Jack Goldburg
(d) Alan Harper

Short Answer Questions

1. Who needs to dissolve Ruth's parent's marriage?

2. What is James' girlfriend's job?

3. In what state is Andrew buried?

4. What type of cancer is Ruth diagnosed with in this chapter?

5. Which of the following is Ruth's real name?

Short Essay Questions

1. In what way does James think his mother is a success?

2. In what way does James' life take a turn for the better in Delaware?

3. Why do Ruth's parents refuse to get a divorce?

4. Who is David Wind?

5. Describe Andrew and Ruth's relationship.

6. How does Ruth react to Irene's death?

7. In what way do Ruth and Andrew become more involved in religion in Chapter 23?

8. What does Aubrey Rubenstein tell James in Chapter 22?

9. How does James feel about his father?

10. How does Ruth's relationship with Andrew affect her family life?

(see the answer keys)

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