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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. Who played an imaginary piano and returned to a child-like state?
(a) Rocio's great uncle.
(b) Mrs. Atherton following an accident.
(c) Rocio's great aunt.
(d) Mr. Atherton following his brain operation.
2. What does Rocio enjoy doing with the distant relative whom she meets in the Shooting Stars section of the book?
(a) Mowing grass for profit and eating a banana split afterwards.
(b) Learning new recipes and testing them.
(c) Playing tennis and drinking lemonade afterwards.
(d) Engaging in conversations and taking long walks.
3. Which of the following causes Rocio to return to her job after it ends?
(a) Her failure to sign an income-related form.
(b) She had forgotten her address book in her locker there.
(c) A desire to to eat a brownie fudge sundae.
(d) A car accident.
4. As an adolescent, what type of values does Rocio believe define a person?
(a) Physical beauty.
5. Where does Rocio accept a job?
(a) At the hospital.
(b) At the public library.
(c) At the soda shoppe.
(d) At the babysitting agency.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Rocio note that the friend of the wealthy family's daughter does well?
2. What does Diana lose that troubles Rocio?
3. Where does the smoking and pawing of shoulders involving Rocio's distant relative take place as described in the Shooting Stars section of the book?
4. What does Nita Wembley's husband do for a living?
5. Which of the following does Rocio's job entail?
Short Essay Questions
1. Based on the text in The Last of the Menu Girls section of the book, what were some of the factors that contributed to Rocio's decision not to pursue a career in the medical field?
2. According to the text in The Last of the Menu Girls section of the book, what aspects of Rocio's job at the hospital may help her develop "good bedside manner" in case she changes her mind, and decides to pursue a career in medicine?
3. According to the text in the Space is a Solid section of the book, graduate student, Loudon Reily is the single bright spot in Rocio's life at college. What does Loudon do in order to merit the label of "single bright spot" in Rocio's life as a co-ed?
4. Based on the narrative in the Shooting Stars section of the book, what mental and emotional exercises that she experiences through her association with Eloisa does Rocio repeat with Diana?
5. Based on the narrative in the Space is a Solid section of the book, what tasks associated with her costume room-related job does Rocio not like?
6. Based on the text in The Last of the Menu Girls section of the book, what is an accurate description of Rocio's outlook toward her job?
7. According to the Shooting Stars section of the book, is there a single factor that contributes toward Rocio being able to gain a positive outlook on herself, her worthiness, and an apparent realization that she will not need to adjust her life to be like that of Eloisa's, Diana's, Josie's, or Barbara's in order to attain happiness?
8. Based on the narrative in the Shooting Stars section of the book, what is it that Rocio's distant relative, Eloisa, is able to provide that inspires Rocio to want to spend a lot of time with her?
9. Based on the narrative in The Last of the Menu Girls section of the book, does anything positive result from Rocio accepting the menu girl job at the hospital?
10. Based on the narrative in the Shooting Stars section of the book, what significant role if any, does age play in Rocio's interest in Josie?
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