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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 Sal's father have his car?
(a) 15 years.
(b) 16 years.
(c) 5 years.
(d) 12 years.
2. What friend of Gram's didn't want her to marry Gramps?
3. How is Phoebe's journal decorated?
(a) With stars and rainbows.
(b) It is plain.
(c) With pictures of male models.
(d) A cartoon is drawn on it.
4. What changes as they travel through South Dakota towards the Badlands?
(b) Their route.
(c) The weather.
(d) The whispers.
5. After they move, what does Sal's father do for a living?
(a) Works as a mechanic.
(b) Sells sewing machines.
(c) Sells farm machinery.
(d) Works as a cashier.
Short Answer Questions
1. When Phoebe is driving Sal crazy, what does Ben think is her main problem?
2. How old is Sal when the story begins?
3. About how old is the young man who rings Phoebe's doorbell?
4. With whom does Mary Lou go out on a date?
5. What type of tree is the "singing tree"?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Sal notices that Phoebe and Prudence have "their own agendas" after their mother burns the brownies?
2. Why did Sal's mother say that she felt rotten in comparison to Sal's father?
3. What does Sal realize after she says that she wanted to tell Phoebe that Mrs. Winterbottom's leaving was not Phoebe's fault?
4. Why does Sal's father allow Sal to go on the car trip with her grandparents?
5. How is Phoebe's journal decorated, and why is this important?
6. What evidence does Phoebe present to Sergeant Bickle as proof that her mother was kidnapped?
7. Who rings Phoebe's doorbell, and what does he want?
8. Why do you think that the whispers changed again to "rush, hurry, rush"?
9. What do you think Mrs. Winterbottom means when she asks whether her daughters think she leads a tiny life?
10. On the second day of the weekend sleepover, what does Ben perceive about Phoebe?
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