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

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

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

4. What does Aibileen tell Skeeter in chapter 11 her grandmother did for a living?
(a) She was a wet nurse.
(b) She was a teacher.
(c) She was a maid.
(d) She was a house slave.

5. What general shares a name with a popular hotel and restaurant in this book?
(a) Stonewall Jackson.
(b) Robert E. Lee.
(c) George Patton.
(d) Ulysses S. Grant.

6. What kind of party does Mrs. Leefolt have in the first chapter of the book?
(a) Tupperware party.
(b) Birthday party.
(c) Bridge party.
(d) Cocktail party.

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

8. Who does Skeeter mail the chapter with Aibileen's story to in chapter 12?
(a) Carlton, her brother.
(b) Her mother.
(c) An editor at Harper's Bizarre.
(d) Mrs. Stein.

9. What ailment does Mae Mobley suffer when Aibileen first begins to care for her?
(a) Measles.
(b) Colic.
(c) Jaundice.
(d) Chicken pox.

10. Who did Celia's husband date before he married Celia?
(a) Skeeter Phelan.
(b) Elizabeth Leefolt.
(c) Lou Anne Templeton.
(d) Hilly Holbrook.

11. What news does Elizabeth Leefolt announce to Skeeter and Hilly in chapter 12?
(a) She is firing Aibileen.
(b) She is pregnant.
(c) She is giving Mae Mobley up for adoption.
(d) She is divorcing Raleigh.

12. Why does Minny tell Aibileen she needs to find a new job in chapter 2?
(a) Hilly fired Minny for not feeding her mother.
(b) Hilly wants to put Mrs. Walters in a nursing home.
(c) Hilly fired Minny for stealing.
(d) Hilly wants Minny to come to work for her so she told lies to Mrs. Walters about Minny.

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

14. How much younger than Aibileen is Minny Jackson?
(a) Five years.
(b) Ten years.
(c) Fifteen years.
(d) Seventeen years.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Aibileen promise all the women she approaches about helping with Skeeter's book will be done to protect their identities?

2. What does Mrs. Leefolt tell Mae Mobley about using Aibileen's toilet in chapter 7?

3. Why does Celia Foote refuse to tell her husband she has hired a maid in chapter 3?

4. What book idea has Skeeter proposed to Mrs. Stein in chapter 8?

5. What is the one thing Aibileen admits that she admires about Hilly Holbrook in chapter 14?

(see the answer keys)

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