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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who files past Cecilia's open casket?
(a) All of the mourners.
(b) The entire Lisbon family.
(c) Cecilia's sisters.
(d) Cecilia's parents.

2. Which Lisbon girl is thought of as "the weird sister"?
(a) Lux.
(b) Cecilia.
(c) Bonnie.
(d) Mary.

3. When, according to the boys, had "the majority of the dying" occurred?
(a) During the Korean War.
(b) During the Vietnam War.
(c) During World War II.
(d) During a major influenza epidemic.

4. Where do the boys congregate after changing out of their party clothes?
(a) Mr. Larson's Oldsmobile.
(b) Paul Baldino's home.
(c) Chase Buell's roof.
(d) The Lisbons' yard.

5. Why are the neighborhood children kept from the funeral?
(a) To protect their minds from being contaminated by the tragedy.
(b) The Lisbons request that only adults attend.
(c) The children are supposed to be in school.
(d) There isn't enough room in the church.

6. What does Dominic do to prove his love?
(a) He fights another boy.
(b) He jumps off the roof of his house.
(c) He serenades her.
(d) He buys her expensive jewelry.

7. From where do the boys watch the paramedics arrive at the Lisbon house?
(a) Mr. Larson's Oldsmobile.
(b) The Lisbons' yard.
(c) The Lisbons' porch.
(d) The roof of the neighbors' house.

8. There is a rumor that which Lisbon girl has a crush on Dominic Palazzano?
(a) Bonnie.
(b) Lux.
(c) Therese.
(d) Cecilia.

9. Which sister interrupts one of the boys in his search through their bathroom?
(a) Therese.
(b) Mary.
(c) Cecilia.
(d) Lux.

10. Who finds Cecilia after her first suicide attempt?
(a) Lux Lisbon.
(b) Peter Sissen.
(c) Paul Baldino.
(d) Mrs. Lisbon.

11. Where is Mr. Lisbon's razor found?
(a) In the toilet.
(b) In the medicine cabinet.
(c) In the sink.
(d) In the bathtub.

12. How long before her death does Cecilia begin writing her diary?
(a) Nine months.
(b) Six months.
(c) Two years.
(d) A year and a half.

13. Where is Dominic from?
(a) Brazil.
(b) Italy.
(c) France.
(d) Greece.

14. What accessory is Cecilia wearing at the party?
(a) Necklaces.
(b) Scarves.
(c) Bracelets.
(d) Rings.

15. What does Mr. Lisbon find Cecilia doing in preparation for the party?
(a) Baking cookies.
(b) Tying balloons to the ceiling.
(c) Cleaning.
(d) Hanging streamers.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Mrs. Pitzenberger think she sees in Cecilia's hand?

2. What does Cecilia do for the majority of the afternoon on the day she died?

3. In what is Cecilia buried?

4. Which sister has her own bedroom?

5. Where does Dominic end up moving to?

(see the answer keys)

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