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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Why does Hilly claim that blacks and white should never attend the same school together in chapter 14?
(a) The blacks would harm the whites.
(b) Blacks are not smart enough to keep up with whites.
(c) The risk of the transmission of disease.
(d) They are too different.

2. On what day is Celia supposed to tell her husband that she has hired Minny as their maid?
(a) New Year's Day.
(b) Christmas Eve.
(c) Valentine's Day.
(d) Thanksgiving.

3. Who shows up at Skeeter's door and surprises her in chapter 13?
(a) Johnny Foote.
(b) William Holbrook.
(c) Stuart Whitworth.
(d) Stuart Farnsworth.

4. What is Skeeter doing when she runs into Hilly Holbrook and Elizabeth Leefolt in chapter 15?
(a) Biking.
(b) Playing golf.
(c) Playing tennis.
(d) Swimming.

5. Who visits the Phelans in chapter 9?
(a) Elizabeth Leefolt.
(b) Constantine, their former maid.
(c) Hilly Holbrook.
(d) Carlton, Skeeter's brother.

6. Why does Hilly express distaste at using Mrs. Leefolt's guest bathroom in chapter 1?
(a) It is dirty.
(b) It is the same bathroom the black maid, Aibileen, uses.
(c) It is too small.
(d) It is the same bathroom the yard man uses.

7. How many interviews with maids does the editor suggest Skeeter include in her book?
(a) Five or six.
(b) Thirty or less.
(c) Twenty or more.
(d) Twelve or more.

8. Who does Hilly Holbrook set up a date for Skeeter with in chapter 5?
(a) Stuart Whitworth.
(b) Johnny Foote.
(c) William Holbrook.
(d) Stuart Townsend.

9. Why does Celia Foote refuse to tell her husband she has hired a maid in chapter 3?
(a) She is afriad he will not like the money she is spending on the maid.
(b) She is afraid he will not like having a black maid in the house.
(c) She wants him to think she can care for him and the house herself.
(d) She does not want him to know she is afraid to be alone.

10. What job did Skeeter apply before in her final days at college?
(a) Copywriter for a New York magazine.
(b) Editor for a New York magazine.
(c) Editor for Harper & Row.
(d) Copywriter for Harper & Row.

11. Who is Mrs. Stein?
(a) An editor for Harper & Row.
(b) A friend of Skeeter's mother.
(c) A maid working in Jackson.
(d) A neighbor to Longleaf.

12. With whom does Skeeter have a date in chapter 9?
(a) Stuart Farnsworth.
(b) William Holbrook.
(c) Stuart Whitworth.
(d) Johnny Foote.

13. What does Skeeter admit caused her some disappointment at first in chapter 12?
(a) That Aibileen is unwilling to help.
(b) That Aibileen is unwilling to get other maids to help.
(c) That Aibileen is doing the writing.
(d) That Aibileen is unwilling to do any of the writing.

14. What does Hilly give to Aibileen after a bridge party in chapter 12?
(a) Old clothes for charity.
(b) Old clothes from her mother's house.
(c) A stack of old books.
(d) A collection of mismatched silver.

15. What point of view is used in this novel?
(a) Third person omniscient.
(b) Second person.
(c) Third person.
(d) First person.

Short Answer Questions

1. What item does Skeeter take to carrying around in chapter 11?

2. Who gave Skeeter her nickname?

3. What gesture would Constantine use to let Skeeter knew she wanted her to pay close attention to her?

4. What threat did Hilly make against Skeeter early in the novel that causes her angst in chapter 5?

5. Who is Patricia van Devender?

(see the answer keys)

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