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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What is the name of Marigold Pie’s sister that comes to visit her once she’s become obese in Chapter 12?
(a) Iris Sorrows
(b) Constance Quakenbush
(c) Laura Lovelorn
(d) Beatrix Griffith

2. What is Mr. Cooper’s first name in the novel?
(a) Zeb
(b) Jack
(c) Rene
(d) Gabe

3. What creatures does the narrator describe Fatima Ines de Dores keeping as pets in Chapter 2?
(a) Goats
(b) Cats
(c) Doves
(d) Geese

4. In what year does the Cooper family move next-door to the Lavenders in Chapter 10?
(a) 1961
(b) 1956
(c) 1941
(d) 1952

5. How does the narrator describe John Griffith’s feelings for Emilienne Lavender in the beginning of Chapter 5?
(a) He regards her as a sister
(b) He wishes to be her
(c) He lusts for her
(d) He loves her like a father

6. Where did Gabe live with his mother when he was a child, according to the narrator in Chapter 7?
(a) Los Angeles, California
(b) Sacramento, California
(c) San Francisco, California
(d) Brooklyn, New York

7. Who is the author of the journal entry that concludes Chapter 13?
(a) Iris Sorrows
(b) Laura Lovelorn
(c) Nathaniel Sorrows
(d) Constance Quakenbush

8. Whom has Jack become engaged to in Chapter 8?
(a) Beatrix Griffith
(b) Constance Quakenbush
(c) Sarah Callahoo
(d) Laura Lovelorn

9. What is the name of the ship that Emilienne’s family boards for the United States in Chapter 1?
(a) The SS France
(b) The SS Manhatine
(c) The SS Titanic
(d) The SS Portugal

10. What is the occupation of Emilienne Roux’s father?
(a) He is a baker
(b) He is a phrenologist
(c) He is a wheat farmer
(d) He is a bank accountant

11. What is the name of the Coopers’ daughter and Ava’s best friend in childhood?
(a) Cardigan
(b) Viviane
(c) Pierette
(d) Margaux

12. What color hair is Emilienne described as having in the novel?
(a) Black
(b) Light brown
(c) Auburn
(d) Blond

13. How old is Gabe when his mother is killed in Chapter 7?
(a) 16
(b) 10
(c) 12
(d) 8

14. Who is Emilienne’s schoolmate that constantly flirts with Jack Griffith in Chapter 5?
(a) Beatrix Griffith
(b) Sarah Callahoo
(c) Viviane Lavender
(d) Constance Quakenbush

15. In the community of Pinnacle Lane, Emilienne is perceived by her neighbors to be what during her first year there?
(a) An angel
(b) A vampire
(c) A witch
(d) A pious martyr

Short Answer Questions

1. To what Native American tribe does Wilhelmina belong?

2. In the beginning of Chapter 11, Ava says, "Henry was freed from our mother's protective rule on the hill just a few months after we turned” how old?

3. What is the name of Marigold Pie’s nephew that is sent to care for her after she’s become obese in Chapter 12?

4. How old is Viviane when she finds the white dress that resembles a child-size wedding gown in a closet in the house in Chapter 4?

5. Fatima Ines de Dores is said to be of what descent in Chapter 2?

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