A Year by the Sea: Thoughts of an Unfinished Woman Test | Final Test - Easy

Joan Anderson
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A Year by the Sea: Thoughts of an Unfinished Woman Test | Final Test - Easy

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How much money was a basket of clams worth?
(a) Twelve dollars.
(b) Sixty-five dollars.
(c) Fifty dollars.
(d) Fifteen or twenty dollars.

2. Where were Joan's oldest son and his wife going for a bike trip once leaving the cottage after Memorial Day?
(a) Chicago.
(b) Europe.
(c) California.
(d) The Far East.

3. What did the wife of Joan Erickson's cousin do for a living?
(a) She was a psychologist.
(b) She was an Episcopal priest.
(c) She was a seamstress.
(d) She was an actress.

4. While riding her bicycle in Chapter 14, Safe Harbor, with whom did Joan wonder if she could ever share a bike ride?
(a) Joan Erikson.
(b) Hazel.
(c) Her husband.
(d) Her oldest son and his wife.

5. At the end of the book, where did Joan's husband ask Joan to take him the next morning?
(a) To visit their sons.
(b) To Yale to reminisce about their first meeting.
(c) To their old home in Nyack.
(d) To the seal island to see the seals.

6. How did Joan think she was like beach glass?
(a) She was sharp and could cut.
(b) She had been discarded like trash.
(c) She had been through a lot and had become new.
(d) She was bright and shiny.

7. How many pounds of clams did Joshua Cahoon like to dig in a single day?
(a) Fifty pounds.
(b) Three hundred pounds.
(c) One hundred pounds.
(d) Twelve pounds.

8. Once Joan was dropped off on the seal island, how did she feel?
(a) Sad.
(b) Angry, knowing her husband would soon return.
(c) Exhilarated.
(d) Afraid, knowing that she was alone if any emergency arose.

9. What was Hazel's marital state?
(a) She was divorced.
(b) She was married.
(c) She was single and had never been married.
(d) She was widowed.

10. As Joan let sand flow through her fingers in Chapter 15, Wild and Salty, what did the sand symbolize to her?
(a) Her limitless future.
(b) Nature and the outdoors.
(c) Clamming.
(d) Dirt that she had to sweep out of her mind, heart, and life.

11. What gift did Joan give her husband at the party?
(a) A tide clock.
(b) A gold watch.
(c) A new tie.
(d) A coffee maker.

12. Where did Joan Erickson tell Joan A. was the only place to find answers about herself?
(a) In her own heart.
(b) From her friends.
(c) From her family.
(d) From her physician.

13. Why did Joan want to be alone on the seal island in Chapter 15, Wild and Salty?
(a) To grieve for her dead father.
(b) To decide if she wanted to marry Joshua Cahoon.
(c) To contemplate the future of her marriage.
(d) To conduct research for a book on seals.

14. What strong women inspired Joan to think that she could find a way to replace her broken appliance?
(a) The wives of the Cape Cod fishermen.
(b) Joan Erickson and Hazel.
(c) Her mother, grandmother, and aunt.
(d) Her mother-in-law and daughters-in-law.

15. In Chapter 11, Ebb and Flow, who came to Cape Cod to shoot a film?
(a) Hazel.
(b) Joan's older son.
(c) Joan's nephew.
(d) A famous Hollywood producer.

Short Answer Questions

1. What did one of the party guests do to Joan's husband's tie?

2. What did Hazel cook Joan for breakfast?

3. What beverage did Joan buy at the general store?

4. What gift did the fish market owner give Joan at the end of the season?

5. How much money did it cost to replace Joan's broken appliance?

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