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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. What does Mrs. Watkins's husband do for a living?
(a) He is a deacon.
(b) He is a reporter.
(c) He is a mechanic.
(d) He is a painter.

2. Why can't David unlock the door when Mrs. Watkins demands in "Chapter 3"?
(a) Because the lock is stuck.
(b) Because he is sleeping.
(c) Because it locks on her side of the door.
(d) Because she is leaning on the door.

3. What does David do the first time he smells Mrs. Watkins' breath?
(a) Breathes it in deeply.
(b) Covers his nose.
(c) Throws up.
(d) Laughs.

4. What is wrong with Aunt Mae's breakfast in "Chapter 3"?
(a) She is sick when she makes it.
(b) It is poorly prepared.
(c) It fell on the floor.
(d) It got cold.

5. Why does Mrs. Watkins use her husband as a threat against her students?
(a) Because of his reputation.
(b) Because of his strength.
(c) Because of his violent past.
(d) Because of his size.

Short Answer Questions

1. In "Chapter 1," how does David describe his years before starting school?

2. How does David say he learned that George was arrested?

3. Why does Aunt Mae go to the movie theater on Saturdays?

4. What is the first thing David thinks of when he hears his father died?

5. What does David say happened to Aunt Mae after she broke up with George?

Short Essay Questions

1. What is the party like at the factory in "Chapter 5"?

2. In "Chapter 3," what does David do when he returns home from school?

3. What is David's life in school like in the fourth grade?

4. How does David meet Jo Lynne?

5. Where do David and Jo Lynne go on their first date?

6. In "Chapter 3," why does David get in trouble at school?

7. What changes for Aunt Mae after the factory party in "Chapter 5"?

8. In "Chapter 8," how do David's former classmates affect him?

9. In "Chapter 5," what makes David excited about school?

10. Why do David and Jo Lynne climb a hill in "Chapter 7"?

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