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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does Sam say about Ernie's character?
(a) He has gone rotten.
(b) His morals have disimproved.
(c) He has lost his senses.
(d) He has matured.
2. What is Jo's main concern regarding Bonnie?
(a) She will have to live with her.
(b) She will need round-the-clock care.
(c) She will do this again.
(d) She will need money.
3. What does Sam say about Louie ever leaving?
(a) He says if she tries to leave he will kill her.
(b) He says that if she wants to leave, she will have to pay her own way.
(c) He says she can never leave him.
(d) He says that she can go whenever she likes.
4. What news comes at the end of the celebration at Tohoga House?
(a) David Collyer is dead.
(b) Louie is missing.
(c) Josephine Pollit is dead.
(d) Archie Lessinum is dead.
5. What worries Henny after David Collyer's funeral?
(a) Who she can ask for money.
(b) Where they will get money from.
(c) How she will get through the summer without Louie or Hazel Moore.
(d) When they will be evicted.
6. What happens to Sam in mid-summer?
(a) He is assigned to a post in Malaysia.
(b) He is fired.
(c) He is promoted.
(d) He is suspended.
7. How does the narrator characterize the relationship between Sam and Colonel Willets?
(a) Colonel Willets simply doesn't like Sam.
(b) Colonel Willets is afraid of Sam's ambition.
(c) Colonel Willets loathes Sam's intellectual background.
(d) Colonel Willets resents Sam's easy-going personality.
8. What does Ernie admire in his secret money box?
(a) His collection of lead.
(b) A set of old keys.
(c) Henny's foreign coins.
(d) His savings.
9. Where is the house Sam finds?
(a) In a poor neighborhood.
(b) In a suburb of Baltimore.
(c) In a slum.
(d) In an apartment building.
10. What happens to Bonnie's baby?
(a) It is never found.
(b) It is adopted.
(c) It dies.
(d) It is located.
11. Where does Louie go?
(a) Her mother's family in Harper's Ferry.
(b) Washington D.C.
(c) To live with Miss Aiden.
12. How does the narrator say Henny's moods change?
(a) They become more changeable.
(b) They mellow.
(c) They become more vile.
(d) They become angrier.
13. What does the anonymous letter tell Sam?
(a) Henny has been taking lovers.
(b) Charles-Franklin is not his son.
(c) Louie is not his daughter.
(d) He will not be starting his new job as he thought.
14. What does Sam say to excuse Henny's behavior when she beats Ernie for no reason?
(a) These things happen.
(b) It is one of her moods.
(c) Ernie had it coming.
(d) She didn't mean it.
15. What happens to Bonnie in the end of the book?
(a) She is institutionalized.
(b) She marries Sam.
(c) She comes back to the house.
(d) She runs away.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why does Sam dislike alcohol in his house?
2. Sam tells Bonnie _________________.
3. Sam pays for ______________.
4. What does Bonnie tell Sam?
5. What have the children become by the end of the summer?
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