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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 Phoebe do all weekend at Sal's house?
(c) Makes jokes.
2. Where does Phoebe tell the girls at school her mother went?
(a) A business trip.
(b) New York.
(c) None of their business.
3. Why does Sal's father let her go on the trip with her grandparents?
(a) He does not think his parents can read maps.
(b) He wants a break from spending time with Sal.
(c) He wants Sal to learn how to drive.
(d) He thinks that Sal needs to bond with her grandparents.
4. To what town do they detour just before reaching the South Dakota border?
(a) St. Paul.
(b) Sioux Falls.
5. When having dinner at Phoebe's, what food reminds Sal of her mother?
(c) Chocolate cake.
Short Answer Questions
1. In what event does Mary Lou's family participate at the school sports day?
2. How old did the man at the State Fair guess that Phoebe's father was?
3. What flower does Sal's father leave at her place at the table?
4. What does Phoebe imagine that Mrs. Cadaver and Mr. Birkway may be doing?
5. Who wrote the poem that Mr. Birkway reads in class?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why is it significant that Ben and Sal draw the same thing in class?
2. What is the significance of Gram and Gramps' marriage bed?
3. What evidence does Phoebe present to Sergeant Bickle as proof that her mother was kidnapped?
4. Why do you think that the whispers changed from saying "rush, rush," to "slow down, slow down"?
5. How does Phoebe act at dinner with the Finneys? Why do you think she acted this way?
6. At the beginning of the story, where is Sal's mother and why?
7. Why does Sal feel guilty about her mother's miscarriage?
8. What does Sal realize after she says that she wanted to tell Phoebe that Mrs. Winterbottom's leaving was not Phoebe's fault?
9. Why was the fact that Sugar cut her long hair important?
10. On the second day of the weekend sleepover, what does Ben perceive about Phoebe?
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