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  • 1. 

    What City is Jeanette living in when she begins this book?

    • A.

      Chicago

    • B.

      Seattle

    • C.

      New York

    • D.

      Philadelphia

    • E.

      Detroit

    Correct Answer
    C. New York
    Explanation
    Jeanette is living in New York when she begins the book. This can be inferred from the options provided, where the cities mentioned are potential locations where Jeanette could be living. Since the correct answer is New York, it can be concluded that Jeanette starts the book in this city.

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  • 2. 

     Jeanette states that she was imbarassed of herself for wearing pearls and living on Park Avenue.  What event causes her to feel this way?

    Correct Answer
    Remembering her raising
    Explanation
    Jeanette feels embarrassed about wearing pearls and living on Park Avenue because when she remembers her upbringing, she realizes that she comes from a humble background. This contrast between her current luxurious lifestyle and her humble roots makes her feel self-conscious and embarrassed.

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  • 3. 

    What did Jeanette's mother do with the duck sauce and the hot-and-spicy mustard?

    • A.

      She use them with her egg rolls

    • B.

      She put them in her pockets

    • C.

      She put them in her pockets and them asked the waiter for more

    • D.

      She told her daughter that she simply must try the sauces on her kung pao chicken.

    • E.

      She dumped them in her purse

    Correct Answer
    E. She dumped them in her purse
    Explanation
    The correct answer is that Jeanette's mother dumped the duck sauce and hot-and-spicy mustard in her purse. This means that she put them in her purse instead of using them with her egg rolls, putting them in her pockets, asking for more, or suggesting her daughter try them on her kung pao chicken.

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  • 4. 

    Jeanette tells us that her earliest childhood memory was.........?

    Correct Answer
    Living in Arizona
  • 5. 

    Jeanette names several reasons she would like to stay in the hospital forever.  Which reason below is NOT one of those reasons?

    • A.

      She had her first piece of chewing gum

    • B.

      The nurse would sneak her candy from the vending machines

    • C.

      She had a radio in her room

    • D.

      The nurses changed her sheets, even when they weren't dirty

    • E.

      The nurses brought her 3 hot meals a day

    Correct Answer
    C. She had a radio in her room
    Explanation
    Jeanette names several reasons she would like to stay in the hospital forever, such as having her first piece of chewing gum, the nurse sneaking her candy from the vending machines, the nurses changing her sheets even when they weren't dirty, and the nurses bringing her three hot meals a day. However, having a radio in her room is not mentioned as one of the reasons she would like to stay in the hospital forever.

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  • 6. 

    When Jeanette's mother arrived at the hospital and found her chewing gum, she told Jeanette that chewing gum was a low-class habit, and the nurse should have consulted her before encouraging such vulgar behavior.  Explain the irony in this statement.

  • 7. 

    What kind of prize did Jeanette's mother win at the raffle at the fair?

    • A.

      A helicopter ride

    • B.

      Free cotton candy for Lori and Brian

    • C.

      10 Free tickets to ride the ferris wheel

    • D.

      A large stuffed cat with a jeweled collar

    • E.

      Two goldfish

    Correct Answer
    A. A helicopter ride
    Explanation
    Jeanette's mother won a helicopter ride at the raffle at the fair.

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  • 8. 

    Jeanette's favorite toy was.............

    • A.

      Cinderella

    • B.

      Sleeping Beauty

    • C.

      Snow White

    • D.

      The Little Mermaid

    • E.

      Tinkerbell

    Correct Answer
    E. Tinkerbell
    Explanation
    Jeanette's favorite toy was Tinkerbell.

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  • 9. 

    What word did Jeanette's father use when they had to leave their home quickly?

    • A.

      The Twist

    • B.

      The Mouse Dance

    • C.

      The Get with it Dance

    • D.

      The Lickety-split

    • E.

      The Skedaddle

    Correct Answer
    E. The Skedaddle
    Explanation
    When Jeanette's father had to leave their home quickly, he used the word "The Skedaddle." This word implies a sense of urgency and haste, indicating that they needed to depart swiftly. It suggests that Jeanette's father wanted everyone to move quickly and efficiently in order to ensure their safety and avoid any potential danger or harm.

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  • 10. 

    Which two fruits does Jeanette remember having an feast on at one point during her childhood?

    • A.

      Bananas and Strawberries

    • B.

      Grapes and Apples

    • C.

      Grapes and Cantaloupes

    • D.

      Cantaloupes and Apples

    • E.

      Oranges and Apples

    Correct Answer
    C. Grapes and Cantaloupes
    Explanation
    Jeanette remembers having a feast on grapes and cantaloupes during her childhood.

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  • 11. 

    What is the Glass Castle?   What was their father's excuse for having not yet started the constructino process of the Glass Castle?

  • 12. 

    Who thought that Rex Wall's was flawless?

    • A.

      Mary Charlene

    • B.

      Jeanette

    • C.

      Lori

    • D.

      Brian

    • E.

      Grandma Smith

    Correct Answer
    B. Jeanette
    Explanation
    Jeanette thought that Rex Wall's was flawless.

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  • 13. 

    What made the Joshua Tree so beautiful?

    Correct Answer
    it's color
    it's leaves
    it's bark
    it's struggle
    Explanation
    The Joshua Tree is beautiful because of its vibrant color, which adds to its overall aesthetic appeal. Additionally, its leaves and bark contribute to its beauty, as they are unique and visually interesting. Furthermore, the struggle that the Joshua Tree endures in its harsh desert environment adds to its beauty, symbolizing resilience and strength.

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  • 14. 

    Explain the symbolism of the Glass Castle. What does it represent?

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