A Year Down Yonder Test | Final Test - Medium

Richard Peck
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A Year Down Yonder Test | Final Test - Medium

Richard Peck
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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. What are used to cover up the human scent in order to confuse these animals?
(a) The rubber waders and walnut shells.
(b) The rubber waders and the corn.
(c) The rubber waders and the pumpkins.
(d) The rubber waders and the pecans.

2. How does Mary Alice feel about meeting Royce?
(a) She is a little scared.
(b) She is quite happy.
(c) She is terribly nervous.
(d) She is very excited.

3. Christmas time has arrived, and Miss Butler is having the kids make hot pads from what?
(a) Nylon pantyhose.
(b) Shoe strings.
(c) Bottle caps.
(d) Old clothes.

4. Grandma had planned the whole gathering for what reason?
(a) To put Mrs. Weidenbach in her place.
(b) To relax and enjoy good food.
(c) To bring the women of the town together.
(d) To show her friends how popular she is.

5. The meeting proceeds, and Mrs. Weidenbach takes an opportunity to brag about what?
(a) Her daughter.
(b) Her family lineage.
(c) Her husband.
(d) Her wealth.

Short Answer Questions

1. When do Mary Alice and Royce meet?

2. Why does Grandma agree to help Mrs. Weidenbach?

3. Two ancient ladies arrive for the DAR event, _______________, but they certainly aren't DAR ladies.

4. Arriving home, Mary Alice is surprised to see Grandma tramping around in the snow in rubber waders, hauling a basket full of what?

5. Carleen Lovejoy will play the leader of ______________, and she is intent on outshining all others.

Short Essay Questions

1. How has Mary Alice's relationship with the other girls changed? In what ways has it stayed the same?

2. Why might the townspeople act this way toward this strange man?

3. How do the townspeople treat Arnold after this shocking event? Why?

4. What is one way that Grandma surprises Mary Alice during this holiday season? How is this important?

5. What is the final surprise in this chapter? Are you surprised by this? Why or why not?

6. Why does Mrs. Weidenbach ask for Grandma's help? Why is this surprising?

7. How does Mrs. Weidenbach act when Grandma agrees to bake the tarts, if the meeting is held at Grandma's home? Why does she react this way?

8. How does Grandma initially respond to Mrs. Weidenbach's request? Why?

9. How is Mary Alice's date interrupted? How is this foreshadowed?

10. What is the most important part of the Christmas program? Why is it surprising that Mary Alice is chosen to play an important role in this? Why might she have been chosen?

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