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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What is the name of the person Marianne is living with?
(a) Ethel Mulaney.
(b) Grandma Hausmann.
(c) Ethel Hausmann.
(d) Katrina Mulvaney.

2. What is written about Marianne as a baby?
(a) Marianne was their miracle baby; very easy going.
(b) Marianne was the largest baby.
(c) Marianne was a demanding baby.
(d) Marianne was a lively child.

3. What is written about Patrick Mulvaney's intelligence?
(a) He has an I.Q. of 151.
(b) He has a normal I.Q.
(c) He is a genious.
(d) He is a slow learner.

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

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

6. What does Judd realize as he listens to his heartbeat?
(a) That one day he and everyone he loves will die.
(b) That the heart needs the brain for people to survive.
(c) That the heart keeps the body alive.
(d) That the brain needs the heart to survive.

7. In the chapter titled "Phase," what does Michael Sr. begin doing late at night?
(a) Sleeping more soundly than usual.
(b) Going for long walks by himself.
(c) Smoking and drinking beer or whiskey.
(d) Having nightmares.

8. Why is Judd referred to as the caboose?
(a) Because he liked to play with trains.
(b) No particular reason, it just sounded cute.
(c) Because the caboose was his favorite car on his train.
(d) Judd is the last child born to Corrine and Michael Mulvaney.

9. What does Judd say of his parents' relationship before things changed?
(a) Michael and Corrine were indifferent to each other.
(b) Michael and Corrine liked to play jokes on each other.
(c) Michael and Corrine fought a lot.
(d) Michael and Corrine were romantic.

10. Who is P.J.?
(a) Corrine's aunt, Penelope Josephine.
(b) Corrine, who loved being in her PJ's.
(c) Patrick Mulvaney.
(d) Papa John, Michael's father.

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

12. What happens when Judd asks Patrick what happened to Marianne?
(a) Patrick gets angry and tells Judd to mind his own business.
(b) Patrick is visibly upset and storms away in anger.
(c) Patrick admits she's had some trouble, but that she is okay now.
(d) Patrick refuses to discuss it.

13. To Judd, what does Patrick's request seem to be?
(a) Something that brothers do for one another.
(b) Something he didn't want to do.
(c) A horrible thing.
(d) Something that only special friends do.

14. When does Michael realize he is in love with Corrine?
(a) After going to a dance at Schroon Lake with Corrine.
(b) After swimming with Corrine in Schroon Lake.
(c) At first sight.
(d) After helping Corrine rescue a goose.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. How does Corrine find out that Marianne has been raped?

2. Where does most of the story take place?

3. What does Judd think bothers his brother, Mike, the most about their sister's rape?

4. How does Judd find out what really happened to Marianne?

5. What does Michael do for what seems no apparent reason while at the Yankee Doodle Tap Room?

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