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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does the narrator say is clear has happened since Henny left Tohoga House?
(a) She has matured.
(b) She has aged.
(c) She has learned to accept things with humor.
(d) She has resigned herself to her life.
2. What does Saul Pilgrim tell Sam?
(a) To be careful.
(b) To go over Colonel Willets' head.
(c) To look for new work.
(d) To go after Colonel Willets.
3. What had Sam brought back from Malaysia in the crates?
(a) Books and illustrations.
(b) Trinkets and worthless things.
(c) Vases and silks.
(d) Small animals and biological samples.
4. Why does the Pollit family have to leave Georgetown?
(a) They have too many debts there.
(b) It is too expensive.
(c) They are no longer welcome there.
(d) They are following Sam to a new appointment.
5. How do things change in the house after Sam returns home?
(a) Henny moves out.
(b) Everything in the house gets a new Malay name.
(c) Sam spends a lot of time writing letters.
(d) Sam moves in all of his Eastern furniture.
6. What worries Henny after David Collyer's funeral?
(a) When they will be evicted.
(b) Who she can ask for money.
(c) How she will get through the summer without Louie or Hazel Moore.
(d) Where they will get money from.
7. What does Henny snap at when she is in a foul mood?
(a) Miss Aiden for taking care of Louie.
(b) Sam for his infidelities.
(c) Louie for being dirty.
(d) Tommy for mouthing off.
8. In what way does Colonel Willets see David Collyer's death as an opportunity?
(a) Now he can extract more contributions from Sam.
(b) Now he can make Sam loyal to him personally.
(c) Now he can discredit Sam and have him removed from his post.
(d) Now he can toy with Sam's appointment, and drive him away from the institute.
9. What does Henny take from Ernie?
(a) His lead.
(b) His savings.
(c) Her old coins.
(d) His set of keys.
10. How does the narrator characterize the relationship between Sam and Colonel Willets?
(a) Colonel Willets loathes Sam's intellectual background.
(b) Colonel Willets simply doesn't like Sam.
(c) Colonel Willets is afraid of Sam's ambition.
(d) Colonel Willets resents Sam's easy-going personality.
11. What happens to Louie in her first days in high school?
(a) She implodes.
(b) She blossoms.
(c) She sinks.
(d) She fades.
12. What does Henny finally tell Jo after Jo's ranting?
(a) None of them are any better than cheats, liars or whores.
(b) Bonnie should be punished.
(c) Jo is no one to talk.
(d) Jo should be punished for spreading the news of Bonnie's misfortune.
13. What does Louie do after confessing to her father?
(a) She takes care of her siblings.
(b) She is arrested.
(c) She goes back to school.
(d) She runs away.
14. How does Sam anger Colonel Willets?
(a) By claiming everything as his own work.
(b) By refusing to tell Colonel Willets about funding opportunities.
(c) By working so hard that no one else needs to contribute much.
(d) By responding pleasantly to his rudeness.
15. What does Josephine Pollit carry on about?
(a) The strain a new baby will place on the family finances.
(b) The justice of retribution on Colonel Willets.
(c) The beauty of the new baby.
(d) The disrepute Bonnie has brought to the family.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why does Sam dislike alcohol in his house?
2. What are Louie's feelings about what she has done?
3. What happens to Bonnie in the end of the book?
4. What does Henny say she wishes the children would do?
5. How long does Henny stay away from Spa House?
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