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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 much money do David and his friends have now for their trip?
(a) Nearly $2,000.
(b) Over $1,000.
(c) About $750.
2. Who is Mclean's little stepsister?
3. What had Mclean's parents not realized about her?
(a) She is in love with David.
(b) She is thinking of changing majors.
(c) She wants to live with her mother.
(d) She has had a lot of stress since their divorce.
4. Where is Gus being transferred for his job?
(d) New York.
5. What are David and his father doing when Mclean goes outside?
(a) Playing pitch and catch.
(b) Practicing putting.
(c) Cleaning out the garage.
(d) Painting the fence.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Mclean's father tell her when she comes home from school one day?
2. What does Mclean tell David that she is having for dinner?
3. Who arrives at the hotel to talk with Mclean?
4. What is the state of the Luna Blu restaurant by now?
5. What is Mclean's mother doing when Mclean sees her on TV?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Mclean feel like she is being pushed out of her mother's house when she sees her things in storage and where does she go for a feeling of solidity?
2. How does Mclean learn about her father's new job in Hawaii and how does she feel about going there?
3. How does Mclean feel about being in this town after living here for two months?
4. Where does Mclean go after she leaves the beach house and who does she call to comfort her?
5. In what ways does Mclean begin to see her mother in a new light?
6. How is this trip to the beach different from other trips there for Mclean and her mother?
7. How does Gus show his commitment to making the restaurant a success?
8. What is different about this new place for Mclean and her father that typically doesn't happen?
9. Why do Mclean and Deb especially enjoy going to Riley's house for dinner?
10. Explain the foreshadowing used by the author when she mentions Mclean's old car?
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