The Dark-Thirty: Southern Tales of the Supernatural Test | Final Test - Easy

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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What do the grandparents claim caught the neighboring girl's arm and injured her in "The Chicken-Coop Monster"?
(a) A monster.
(b) A nail.
(c) A chicken.
(d) A tree.

2. Where is the protagonist sent to stay for a period of time in "The Chicken-Coop Monster"?
(a) Her friend's house.
(b) An institution.
(c) Her grandparents' house.
(d) Her father's house.

3. Where does Leddy take the words her son speaks to have them translated in "Boo Mama"?
(a) A hospital.
(b) A university.
(c) A police station.
(d) A church.

4. What time does Josie fall asleep after doing the ritual the conjure woman suggested in "The Conjure Brother"?
(a) 10:00 p.m.
(b) 12:30 a.m.
(c) 11:00 p.m.
(d) 10:30 p.m.

5. Where does the neighboring girl hide during a game of hide-and-seek in "The Chicken-Coop Monster"?
(a) The barn.
(b) The chicken coop.
(c) The woods.
(d) The attic.

6. When was Patricia McKissack born?
(a) 1944.
(b) 1937.
(c) 1947.
(d) 1952.

7. Patricia McKissack's first book was a biography of what poet?
(a) Edgar Allan Poe.
(b) e.e. cummings.
(c) Paul Lawrence Dunbar.
(d) Robert Frost.

8. What is the name of the shopkeeper where Laura buys the statue in "The Gingi"?
(a) Mrs. Congumu.
(b) Mrs. Dabodo.
(c) Mrs. Motangu.
(d) Mrs. Aswadi.

9. Where does the woman from the woods tell Leddy she found her son in "Boo Mama"?
(a) At the bottom of a ledge.
(b) Inside a volcano.
(c) Swimming in the river.
(d) On a boat.

10. What protects Laura and her daughter from an animal in the yard in "The Gingi"?
(a) A cat.
(b) A dog.
(c) A monkey.
(d) A bird.

11. What is Grady's profession in "The Woman in the Snow"?
(a) Snow plow driver.
(b) Taxi driver.
(c) Automotive mechanic.
(d) Bus driver.

12. How old is the protagonist in "The Chicken-Coop Monster"?
(a) Nine.
(b) Six.
(c) Eight.
(d) Four.

13. How did the woman die in "The Woman in the Snow"?
(a) An icicle fell on her.
(b) Heart attack.
(c) Froze to death.
(d) Hit by a car.

14. Where is Patricia McKissack from?
(a) Kentucky.
(b) Florida.
(c) Tennessee.
(d) Georgia.

15. What does Josie's mother announce the day after Josie's second visit to the conjure woman in "The Conjure Brother"?
(a) She's having a baby.
(b) Adam died.
(c) School is starting soon.
(d) They are moving.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is the name of the brother Josie conjures in "The Conjure Brother"?

2. What becomes possessed with the spirit of a gingi in "The Gingi"?

3. What university did Patricia McKissack attend?

4. What is Leddy's son's name in "Boo Mama"?

5. Why does Grady refuse to give the woman a ride in "The Woman in the Snow"?

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