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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. For how long does Addie's mom disappear when Addie is nine?
(a) 3 days.
(b) Several hours.
(c) A week.
(d) One day.

2. Where does the sentence "Dory is a numbskull" appear?
(a) On Addie's locker at school.
(b) On the wall around the dumpster in the apartment where Addie lives.
(c) On one of the wheels of the trailer where Addie lives.
(d) On an old picture of the overpass.

3. Who confronts Addie after she has her tryout with Ms. Rivera?
(a) Dwight.
(b) No one.
(c) Robert.
(d) Denise.

4. What does Soula say is her relationship to Elliot?
(a) Wife.
(b) Girlfriend.
(c) Friend.
(d) Sister-in-law.

5. Where is Addie's bed in her new space?
(a) In the second bedroom.
(b) A bunk above a closet.
(c) In the living room.
(d) Where used to be the laundry closet.

6. Over what do Addie and her mother laugh?
(a) The sight of the hamster crawling inside the pumpkin.
(b) At the way the hamster chases its tail.
(c) At a man trying to catch his dog.
(d) At the squawks Addie makes on the piccolo.

7. Who are the Littles?
(a) The fairies with whom Addie chats.
(b) The neighbors down the street.
(c) Addie's name for her half sisters.
(d) The neighbors next door.

8. What was Mommers going to make Addie for dinner?
(a) Chili.
(b) Peanut butter and jelly sandwich.
(c) Macaroni and cheese.
(d) Tuna salad.

9. How many steps are there to get to anywhere in the house?
(a) 6.
(b) 20.
(c) 15.
(d) 12.

10. Why does Addie think she blew it when she was nine by telling Dwight Denise wasn't home?
(a) Dwight did not want her anymore.
(b) Denise is mad at her for days.
(c) Addie loses the company of the Littles.
(d) The Littles are upset about being taken from Denise.

11. What does Addie call her mother's bedroom?
(a) Nothing.
(b) The luxury bedroom.
(c) The lion's den.
(d) The old folk's home.

12. What is Empty Acre?
(a) A small, grassy area with a pond about two blocks from Addie's home.
(b) The vacant lot across the street from Addie's home.
(c) The name of the bar Denise frequents.
(d) A small park with nothing in it.

13. What does Dwight make Addie and her half sisters?
(a) A rope swing.
(b) A doll house.
(c) A croquet set.
(d) A sandbox.

14. What time does Addie's mother awaken?
(a) Around noon.
(b) Early in the morning.
(c) 4 in the afternoon.
(d) About 10 in the morning.

15. What does Denise say Dwight lacked?
(a) Money.
(b) Compassion.
(c) Smarts.
(d) A love of learning.

Short Answer Questions

1. What time does Mommers wake Addie to say she is home?

2. What does Addie tell Denise Addie will be doing on Halloween?

3. What does Mommers yell at Addie and tell her to clean up?

4. How do Soula and Elliot act to Addie?

5. What does Denise do on Monday morning when Addie is leaving for school?

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