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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Where does most of the story take place?
(a) High Point Farm, Mt. Ephraim, New York.
(b) High Point Farm, Chautauqua, New York.
(c) Five Point Road, Mt. Ephraim, New York.
(d) Chautauqua Valley Farm, Chautauqua, New York.

2. Where does Corrine learn her husband has been spending time?
(a) Wolf's Head Inn.
(b) Scroon Lake.
(c) Wolf's Head Lodge.
(d) The Country Club.

3. What does Judd say about setting down the truth of this story?
(a) The story is the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth.
(b) Most of the story is true, but he did fabricate some to make it interesting.
(c) This is a work of pure fiction.
(d) Judd got some information first hand, and some from memory and conversations with family members.

4. In the chapter titled, "Gone," where does Corrine take Marianne?
(a) To live with her maiden aunt.
(b) To live with her cousin in Salamanca, New York.
(c) To live with her cousin in Erie, Pennsylvania.
(d) To live with her grandmother in Salamanca, New York.

5. What words does Michael say at Schroon Lake that Corrine remembers twenty-four years later as she sits in Dr. Oakley's office?
(a) "Let's elope."
(b) "Stay with me forever."
(c) "Marry me. I'll love you forever."
(d) "Love me! I'm more than enough."

6. What does Marianne thank God for after the rape?
(a) She thanks God for the support of her family.
(b) She thanks God she is alive.
(c) She thanks God that He loves her.
(d) She thanks God she is pretty.

7. What is the name of Marianne's horse?
(a) Muffin.
(b) Ranger.
(c) Molly-O.
(d) Silky.

8. Which of the Mulvaney children is said to be the most natural Christian?
(a) Mike.
(b) Patrick.
(c) Judd.
(d) Marianne.

9. What is the name of Corrine Mulvaney's shop?
(a) High Point Antiques.
(b) Mt. Ephraim Antiques.
(c) High Point This and That.
(d) Chautauqua Valley Farm Antiques.

10. What does Judd say about the newspaper where he is editor?
(a) It is a great place to get his start before moving on to a larger newspaper.
(b) It is the best newspaper in the county.
(c) It is a good, decent, truth-telling paper.
(d) It is the only newspaper in town.

11. Why is Marianne disturbed about "Feathers", their bird?
(a) She thinks birds spread germs.
(b) She wants Feathers for her own.
(c) She doesn't like the bird being loose.
(d) She doesn't think it should be in a cage.

12. Why is Patrick so enthralled by "The Huntsman"?
(a) The artwork was a modern style Patrick liked.
(b) It raised the question, will the huntsman really shoot the ram he's aiming his weapon at.
(c) Patrick collected art that depicted man against beast.
(d) Patrick loved hunting and the picture reminded him of the sport.

13. What happens when Judd asks his mother if Marianne is sick?
(a) Corrine seemed in a hurry to get away before being asked more questions.
(b) Corrine says Marianne will be back at school soon.
(c) Corrine says Marianne just had the flu.
(d) All answers are correct.

14. What does Corrine say leads her mother and her to safety in the snow storm?
(a) A light from Heaven.
(b) Fireflies.
(c) Twinkle lights.
(d) Flies.

15. What does Judd notice about his father and the people around them at Patrick's graduation?
(a) That his father looks so out of place among his friends.
(b) That the people treated his father with respect.
(c) That the man who was once the center of attention was now treated like an invisible man.
(d) That his father doesn't want to talk to anyone.

Short Answer Questions

1. How does the family refer to the word rape?

2. What is Judd thinking as he listens to his heartbeat?

3. In the chapter "Plastica," what does Patrick tell Judd when he calls home?

4. How does Corrine feel about the Mt. Ephraim Country Club?

5. Why is Judd referred to as the caboose?

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