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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Where does Dominic end up moving to?
(a) New Jersey.
(b) New Hampshire.
(c) New York.
(d) New Mexico.

2. What reassuring noise do Mr. and Mrs. Lisbon hear as the girls get ready for the party?
(a) Hairdryers.
(b) Loud disco music.
(c) Cecilia's bracelets jangling.
(d) The girls arguing with one another.

3. What prompts Lux to write all over her binder and her underwear?
(a) Seeing a boy with his shirt off.
(b) Stroking a whale.
(c) Hearing a new song she loved.
(d) Watching a movie with her favorite actor.

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

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

6. What is Mrs. Lisbon's reaction to Cecilia's asking to leave the party?
(a) She is angry.
(b) She is sad.
(c) She is surprised.
(d) She doesn't care.

7. What kind of music does Cecilia like to listen to?
(a) Rock music.
(b) Classical pieces.
(c) Bluegrass music.
(d) Celtic singers.

8. What do the paramedics do first upon arriving at the Lisbon house?
(a) Attempt to give Cecilia mouth-to-mouth resuscitation.
(b) Use shock paddles to restart Cecilia's heart.
(c) Saw off the stake on which Cecilia is impaled.
(d) Give sedatives to Mr. and Mrs. Lisbon.

9. Which of these things is not found in Cecilia's room by Lucy Brock?
(a) Tarot cards.
(b) Black underwear.
(c) A zodiac mobile.
(d) A Ouija board.

10. What does Mr. Lisbon say was Cecilia's state of mind the day she killed herself?
(a) Pleased about the upcoming party.
(b) Very sad.
(c) Angry about having to help with the party.
(d) Bored.

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

12. Which Lisbon sister likes to sunbathe in a bikini?
(a) Mary.
(b) Therese.
(c) Cecilia.
(d) Lux.

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

14. Who leaves the party early?
(a) Cecilia Lisbon.
(b) Joe the Retard.
(c) Diana Porter.
(d) Mrs. Lisbon.

15. What does Cecilia do for the majority of the afternoon on the day she died?
(a) She reads a magazine.
(b) She takes a nap.
(c) She helps decorate the house.
(d) She takes a bath.

Short Answer Questions

1. Which sister has her own bedroom?

2. Which of the following drawings is not found in Cecilia's diary?

3. What does Mr. Lisbon show the boys during the party?

4. Who, in the boys' collective memory, has died recently?

5. On whom does Dominic Palazzano have a crush?

(see the answer keys)

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