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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. Where did Father go to school?
2. Who does Mother contact while at the party?
(a) Her father.
(c) The nanny.
3. Where is the change in Paul most noticed on his horse?
(a) His hair.
(b) His hands.
(c) His eyes.
(d) His breathing.
4. How does Mother act during the big race?
5. What big race is coming up after Mother's birthday?
(a) The Larkwood.
(b) The Derby.
Short Answer Questions
1. What kind of news does Mother receive when she contacts someone during the party?
2. What is Paul's face full of after the party?
3. How does Mother change at the end of the book?
4. Who does Paul explain his race picking secret to?
5. How does Paul die?
Short Essay Questions
1. What initially worries Mother about Paul?
2. How is Mother unlucky even after getting rich?
3. What does Mother show by the way she reacts to her birthday gift?
4. Why does Paul think he was able to predict all the horse winners?
5. What does Mother get for her birthday?
6. What is symbolic in Paul's death?
7. What does Mother say caused her family a lot of grief when she was younger?
8. What does Mother do when she gets her birthday present?
9. What is symbolic about the clothing worn by Mother the night of her party?
10. How does the book end?
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