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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. Who is waiting for Winnie at the gate?
(a) Jesse, Miles and Tuck.
2. What does Mae do to the man when he threatens to have Winnie drink the water?
(b) Yells at him.
(c) Hits him with a shotgun.
(d) Shoots him.
3. What does the constable say about the man in the yellow suit?
(a) That he's going to jail.
(b) That he has recovered.
(c) That he has run away.
(d) That he died.
4. Why does Miles use oil on the window?
(a) To eliminate the possibility of fingerprints.
(b) There isn't a reason.
(c) To keep the nails from making a sound as they are pulled out.
(d) So that Mae can slip through more easily.
5. How does the man say he knew about the Tucks?
(a) He happened to find the spring.
(b) He'd read about the story in college.
(c) His mother had told him the story.
(d) His grandmother told him the story.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why does Winnie say the entire escapade is difficult for her family?
2. Who lifts Winnie through the window and into the jail?
3. What does Jesse say is the reason Miles and Winnie didn't catch any fish?
4. What time does Winnie wake up?
5. What does Winnie pour on the toad?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Winnie feel guilt over her plan to take Mae's place in jail?
2. What is the likely significance of the fact that all the lights are on in the Foster house when the stranger arrives?
3. What does Miles say he wants to do with his life and why is that different from the attitudes of Jesse and Tuck?
4. How is Winnie treated by her family the day after her return?
5. Why does Winnie say that Mae can never be taken to the gallows?
6. How has Winnie's attitude about the Tucks changed as she eats breakfast with them?
7. What is the weather like on the day before Winnie is to take Mae's place in jail?
8. How does the stranger act when he goes to the Foster house?
9. What is the advantage Winnie gains from the situation at the jail with regard to children her own age?
10. What questions does the constable ask in an effort to get a conversation going during the trip to the Tucks' house?
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