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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. Where does Leddy decide to move when she drops out of society in "Boo Mama"?
(a) Eastern Tennessee.
(b) Western Texas.
(c) Southern Florida.
(d) Northern Michigan.
2. The conjure woman tells Josie she should remember what it feels like to be what on Josie's second visit in "The Conjure Brother"?
(a) Teased by an older sibling.
(b) Second in line.
(c) On the bottom of the food chain.
(d) Competing for attention.
3. What threatens to attack Laura's daughter while she plays outside in "The Gingi"?
(a) A bear.
(b) A dog.
(c) A snake.
(d) A cat.
4. Why does the woman need a ride in "The Woman in the Snow"?
(a) Her car broke down.
(b) The snow is too deep to walk in.
(c) Her baby is sick.
(d) She is about to give birth.
5. Patricia McKissack's first book was a biography of what poet?
(a) Robert Frost.
(b) Edgar Allan Poe.
(c) e.e. cummings.
(d) Paul Lawrence Dunbar.
Short Answer Questions
1. What protects Laura and her daughter from an animal in the yard in "The Gingi"?
2. What does the woman from the woods say she gave Leddy's son to save his life in "Boo Mama"?
3. What were the names of Patricia McKissack's parents?
4. What does the shopkeeper tell Laura the statue draws to it in "The Gingi"?
5. What month is it in the beginning of "The Woman in the Snow"?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does the shopkeeper tell Laura about the object in "The Gingi"?
2. What leads Leddy to leave behind society in "Boo Mama"? What happens to her son?
3. How is Laura's husband almost injured in "The Gingi"?
4. What happens when Josie awakens after revisiting the conjure woman in "The Conjure Brother"?
5. What is Laura's daughter's reaction to the sculpture in "The Gingi"?
6. How is Grady Bishop described in the beginning of "The Woman in the Snow"? What does he do?
7. Who is the protagonist in "The Chicken-Coop Monster"? Where is she?
8. How is Adam described in "The Conjure Brother"?
9. What causes the protagonist in "The Chicken-Coop Monster" to have to brave the coop?
10. What does Josie want in "The Conjure Brother"? Where does she go to fulfill her wish?
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