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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 is Lov's problem with Pearl?
(a) She won't sleep in his bed.
(b) She won't cook.
(c) She won't clean.
(d) She won't sew.

2. Jeeter hopes to sell a load of ____________ if he can get his car running.
(a) cotton.
(b) peaches.
(c) turnips.
(d) firewood.

3. Who is Sister Bessie?
(a) Pearl's teacher.
(b) The Lesters' neighbor.
(c) A traveling nun.
(d) Jeeter's aunt.

4. What is Jeeter's last name?
(a) Richards.
(b) Turner.
(c) Lester.
(d) Evans.

5. To what does Jeeter admit?
(a) He stole his car.
(b) He burned a neighbor's barn.
(c) He had extramarital affairs.
(d) He dropped out of college.

Short Answer Questions

1. How is Lov related to Jeeter?

2. How does Jeeter feel after eating the turnips?

3. Jeeter can be described as ____________.

4. Where does Sister Bessie marry her new husband?

5. How many children have Jeeter and Ada had?

Short Essay Questions

1. What is Lov's problem about choosing between Pearl and Ellie May?

2. Why has Jeeter never ventured out to find work after the farm failed?

3. What is the irony of Jeeter's situation of living on land his family once owned?

4. Why is Jeeter in such bad straits financially now?

5. What does Sister Bessie also seem to have an obsession with?

6. What does Sister Bessie do before she and Dude proceed to the courthouse for a marriage license?

7. Who does Jeeter think Pearl is most like?

8. Why is Jeeter working on his car today?

9. Why is Lov's visit with the turnips almost torturous for Jeeter?

10. What is Jeeter's biggest fear about dying and what happened to create this fear in him?

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