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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. How long did Gramps follow Gram before asking her father for permission to marry her?
(a) 22 weeks.
(b) 22 days.
(c) 2 days.
(d) 2 months.
2. When Phoebe goes downstairs to say goodnight to her father, what does she notice he had been doing?
(a) Playing cards.
(c) Writing a letter.
3. To what town do they detour just before reaching the South Dakota border?
(b) St. Paul.
(c) Sioux Falls.
4. What is on Sal's desk at school shortly after school begins?
(a) A ribbon.
(b) A bee.
(d) A spider.
5. After Mrs. Winterbottom left, Sal returned to find her father slumped over what?
(a) The stove.
(b) The photo album.
(c) A chair.
(d) A new book.
Short Answer Questions
1. How long did Sal's father have his car?
2. While Phoebe, Ben, Mary Lou, and Sal were walking home from school, who did they run in to?
3. How does Phoebe react to the poem that Mr. Birkway reads in class?
4. How old is Sal when the story begins?
5. How long was Gramps' father gone when his friend questioned his whereabouts?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why is it significant that Ben and Sal draw the same thing in class?
2. Why did Sal's mother say that she felt rotten in comparison to Sal's father?
3. How did Sal feel when her mother left, and why?
4. How does Sal notices that Phoebe and Prudence have "their own agendas" after their mother burns the brownies?
5. How does Phoebe act at dinner with the Finneys? Why do you think she acted this way?
6. Why did both Sal and Phoebe lie about where their mothers were when they first left?
7. What evidence does Phoebe present to Sergeant Bickle as proof that her mother was kidnapped?
8. What do you think Mrs. Winterbottom means when she asks whether her daughters think she leads a tiny life?
9. Why does the blackberry pie trigger a negative memory for Sal?
10. What is the significance of Gram and Gramps' marriage bed?
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