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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How does Granny describe what it was like raising the children on her own?
(a) Hard pull
(b) Work and laughter
(c) Hardship and toil
(d) Nothing but struggle

2. After thinking about her father, what most annoys Granny about Cornelia?
(a) That Cornelia has no patience
(b) That Cornelia is slow to respond to her requests
(c) That Cornelia always whispers
(d) That Cornelia thinks she is deaf, blind, and dumb

3. How does Cornelia look to Granny when Cornelia checks on Granny?
(a) Her features are swollen and full of little puddles
(b) Sad and pensive
(c) Her eyes are wet and her nose is red
(d) Bright-eyed and happy

4. What is the reason Granny gives the doctor for taking to her bed?
(a) To get out of baking
(b) To get out of cleaning
(c) To get rid of Lydia
(d) To get rid of Cornelia

5. What does Granny close her fingers around after Lydia tries to hand her back something?
(a) Jimmy’s thumb
(b) Missal
(c) Lydia’s hand
(d) Rosary

6. What happened to the wedding cake when Granny was jilted?
(a) Thrown out and wasted
(b) Cut and served at a party
(c) Sent to an orphanage
(d) Sent to an old folk’s home

7. Why is it important that Granny give Lydia something special?
(a) She is sick
(b) She has a worthless husband
(c) She has young children to raise
(d) She is a widow

8. What does Granny consider doing or she won’t be able to sleep?
(a) Pull the shades down
(b) Use the bathroom
(c) Close the curtains
(d) Get a drink

9. What does Granny feel after she tries to tell the doctor what she wants?
(a) Dull ache behind her eyes
(b) Sharp pain in her abdomen
(c) Warm weight on her forehead
(d) Pressure in her chest

10. When has Cornelia seen her mother as she is now?
(a) Never
(b) When her father died
(c) When her last sibling was born
(d) 2 years ago

11. How many acres did Granny fence in once?
(a) 100
(b) 90
(c) 80
(d) 150

12. What does Granny tell Dr. Harry she would like when he returns to see her?
(a) To lie in peace and get rested
(b) To have lunch
(c) To be left alone
(d) To have dinner

13. What word does Granny use to describe lighting the lamps?
(a) Special
(b) Compelling
(c) Frightening
(d) Beautiful

14. As Granny moves toward death, how does she see her body?
(a) Lump of clay
(b) Useless and quiet
(c) Slow breath fading away
(d) Mass of shadow in an endless darkness

15. What was the first sickness that Granny pulled through without Dr. Harry?
(a) Whooping cough
(b) Milk-leg
(c) TB
(d) Mastitis

Short Answer Questions

1. After feeling something shake her, what does Granny ask Cornelia to do?

2. How far does Lydia drive to talk with her mother?

3. What does Granny pull out from her dress?

4. Who does Granny really want to see?

5. What does Granny think were in her bed yesterday?

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