The Last Night of Ballyhoo Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

Alfred Uhry
This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 134 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.

The Last Night of Ballyhoo Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

Alfred Uhry
This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 134 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How does Lala respond when Boo says that Lala has to take her place in society?
(a) Because they are not practicing Jews, they have a place with the Christians.
(b) Because they're Jews, they have no place in society.
(c) Because they are Jews, they have their own place in society.
(d) They already have a place, because they live on a Protestant street.

2. Where do Lala and her mother go to get ready?
(a) Upstairs.
(b) In the bathroom.
(c) Downstairs.
(d) In Boo's bedroom.

3. What does Boo convince Lala to do, regarding Sylvan?
(a) Forget about him.
(b) Ignore him.
(c) Go to his house.
(d) Call him.

4. What does Reba comment to herself, regarding Sunny?
(a) She is happy Sunny is not like her.
(b) She is sad Sunny is so much like her.
(c) She is happy Sunny is at least a little like her.
(d) She is sad Sunny is not more like her.

5. In the story Reba tells about a former neighbor, who boarded a train to start her second year at college, and did what?
(a) Ran up and down the aisles of the train with her clothes off.
(b) Never came home.
(c) Had to be the train conductor.
(d) Began to work for the train company.

6. What do Sunny and Adolph do as Reba knits socks?
(a) Sing.
(b) Listen to the radio.
(c) Play cards.
(d) Read books.

7. Who is Sunny?
(a) Boo's other daughter and Lala's sister.
(b) Reba's neice who lives down the street.
(c) Adolph's daughter who is visiting from New York City.
(d) Reba's daughter who attends Wellesley College.

8. About what does Lala complain as she is leaving?
(a) She wishes her mother would go to the premier with her.
(b) She will not have time to finish decorating the tree.
(c) Only her mother understands her.
(d) Only her mother could ruin both Christmas and Gone with the Wind in the same night.

9. What does Joe realize?
(a) He forgot to turn off the lights in his home.
(b) He likes Lala.
(c) It is late.
(d) Dessert had not been served yet.

10. Why does Lala pace nervously?
(a) She is worried about Sunny.
(b) She cannot wait to see "Gone with the Wind."
(c) She is excited to go to Ballyhoo.
(d) She is unsure if Sylvan is going to take her to Ballyhoo.

11. Why does Lala say the tree cannot have a star?
(a) Because the star symbolizes the birth of the Messiah, and the family is Jewish.
(b) Because she does not like stars.
(c) Because she would rather have an angel at the top.
(d) Because the tree is too tall for an ornament at the top.

12. Why does Reba toast Joe?
(a) She always enjoys company.
(b) She is welcoming him to Atlanta.
(c) He is a good speaker.
(d) He is an attractive man.

13. Why does Boo finally wake up Adolph?
(a) So he can clean up the kitchen from dinner.
(b) So he can stop being rude.
(c) So he can say good night to Joe.
(d) So he can have the final word.

14. What does Adolph remind Boo about Sunny's father?
(a) Adolph is her father, so he is allowed to favor her over Lala.
(b) He is not welcome in the house.
(c) He worked his fingers to the bone not only to provide the necessities of life for his family, but also to provide extras.
(d) He has left Sunny and Reba.

15. What does Joe say he is glad to do?
(a) Meet Lala.
(b) Help out in the kitchen.
(c) Speak with Lala.
(d) Be a part of this family's evening.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who is Sylvan?

2. Where does the man say he has to go?

3. What does Boo say as Lala storms up to her room telling them all to stop looking at her?

4. What does Boo tell Adolph he should have remembered?

5. To what does this statement lead?

(see the answer keys)

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