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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 Stoney tell Ethan about before he goes to work before Easter?
(a) A bank robbery.
(b) A house demolition.
(c) His dying grandmother.
(d) His sick son.

2. Why does Ethan think Danny turned to drinking?
(a) He was depressed.
(b) He was arrogant.
(c) He was ashamed.
(d) He was lazy.

3. Which of the following animals did Ethan NOT kill as a child?
(a) Ducks.
(b) Rabbits.
(c) Pigs.
(d) Squirrels.

4. What is Ethan's wife cooking for dinner the day before Easter?
(a) Lamb chops.
(b) Chicken.
(c) Pork chops.
(d) Pot roast.

5. What causes Ethan to go to his special place?
(a) Bad dreams.
(b) Intense feelings.
(c) Sleepless nights.
(d) Big changes.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Ellen ask Ethan the day before Easter?

2. What is Mr. Baker's profession?

3. Who does Ethan go to see on Easter night?

4. How much money does Danny ask Ethan for?

5. What is the name of Ethan's oldest son?

Short Essay Questions

1. What does Ellen ask Ethan the day before Easter?

2. What does Ethan think about while he is alone after Easter?

3. What does Marullo want to do to save money at the beginning of the book?

4. What was Mary's response to the fortune that Margie read for her?

5. What distracts Ethan while he is at Dinner with Mary and Margie?

6. What do Mary and Ethan argue about as they walk home from the Bakers' house, and how does it end?

7. How does Margie act when she comes to Ethan's house for dinner, and how does Ethan feel about this?

8. What does Ethan find when he gets to the store on the Tuesday after Easter?

9. What did Ethan like to shoot as a child, and what ended his love for hunting?

10. What does Allen say he wants to be when he grows up, and why?

(see the answer keys)

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