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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. About what did Ben mumble?
(a) Taxes
(b) An unfaithful wife and lame daughter
(c) The price of wine
(d) The political process

2. Who does Mattie go to visit a week later?
(a) Her friend, Etta
(b) The church deacon
(c) Butch's cousin, Emma
(d) Her grandmother

3. The women of Brewster Place came, went and ______________________.
(a) grew old beyond their years
(b) never returned
(c) came back again
(d) never looked back

4. The new tenants "clung to the _______________ with a desperate acceptance."
(a) religion
(b) culture
(c) building
(d) streets

5. "Maybe it just _____________ like a heavy load."
(a) hangs
(b) sags
(c) weighs
(d) lies

6. What does Basil tell Mattie?
(a) He needs a ride home
(b) He needs money
(c) The store is out of strawberries
(d) He has killed a man

7. What does Basil tell Mattie during this time?
(a) He has a terminal illness
(b) That man deserved to die
(c) He cannot face going to jail
(d) She is the best mother on the planet

8. What does the author want the reader to understand?
(a) What she hopes to achieve in life
(b) What she experienced as a girl
(c) What she went through to write this book
(d) What she is trying to convey about the characters

9. Where does Mattie's friend move for some excitement in her life?
(a) Charlotte
(b) Harlem
(c) Los Angeles
(d) Las Vegas

10. Why is Miss Eva scolding Mattie?
(a) For not getting a better job
(b) For gaining too much weight
(c) For not looking for a husband
(d) For not watching Basil

11. "Or fester ________________ and then run?"
(a) for days
(b) forever
(c) like an insult
(d) like a sore

12. What did Mattie's father do when she was sick?
(a) Sat with her for 24 hours a day for a week
(b) Took her to the clinic
(c) Took her to the emergency room
(d) Made herbal tea for her

13. Mattie's father's love for her was _____________.
(a) sporadic
(b) painful
(c) legendary
(d) unfulfilling

14. "Or crust over like ____________________?"
(a) syrupy sweet
(b) maple syrup
(c) maple candy
(d) caramel candy

15. Miss Eva says men just do not agree with her like _______________.
(a) pizza
(b) tacos
(c) fried onions
(d) dairy products

Short Answer Questions

1. What will Mattie not tell her father about her unborn child?

2. How old is Basil as the chapter ends?

3. How is the information about the characters to be presented?

4. What does Mattie discover when she returns from work?

5. Where is Basil when he calls Mattie in the middle of the night as Chapter 2, Part 5 begins?

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