Mother In Mannville Story: Quiz!

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Mother In Mannville Story: Quiz!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    As she gets to know Jerry, the narrator is most impressed by his:
    • A. 

      Intelligence

    • B. 

      Unusual skill

    • C. 

      Strength of character

    • D. 

      Physical appearance

  • 2. 
    What most confuses the narrator about Jerry's mother?
    • A. 

      How she got into financial difficulties

    • B. 

      How she could bear to give him up

    • C. 

      Why she does not visit more often

    • D. 

      Why she decided to give him skates

  • 3. 
    The narrator suggests that she does not explore the mystery of Jerry's mother because she:
    • A. 

      Does not want to upset Jerry

    • B. 

      Becomes distracted by her work

    • C. 

      Is nervous about finding the truth

    • D. 

      Does not really care about Jerry

  • 4. 
    The idea that Jerry has a mother relieves the narrator's sense of:
    • A. 

      Responsibility

    • B. 

      Curiosity

    • C. 

      Loneliness

    • D. 

      Does not really care about Jery

  • 5. 
    An instinctive reaction is one that is:
    • A. 

      Well-planned

    • B. 

      Dangerous

    • C. 

      Automatic

  • 6. 
    At first, the narrator is concerned about Jerry's size because she thinks he:
    • A. 

      Might hurt himself

    • B. 

      Is too small to be helpful

    • C. 

      Is underfed and unhealthy

    • D. 

      Must be very young

  • 7. 
    When the narrator sees the work Jerry has done, she is:
    • A. 

      Annoyed

    • B. 

      Impressed

    • C. 

      Suspicious

    • D. 

      Embarrassed

  • 8. 
    The story suggests that Jerry comes in early in the morning to chop kindling because he
    • A. 

      Is very responsible

    • B. 

      Wants to get away from the orphanage

    • C. 

      Wants to earn as much money as possible

    • D. 

      Hopes to have time to play with the dog

  • 9. 
    When Jerry says, "You look a little bit like my mother," it is most likely that he is
    • A. 

      Expressing feelings of closeness

    • B. 

      Trying to make the narrator angry

    • C. 

      Stating a factual observation

    • D. 

      Trying to trick the narrator into spending more time with him

  • 10. 
    Which is the most likely reason that Jerry is "now well" at the end of the story?
    • A. 

      He has been working too hard

    • B. 

      He is upset that the narrator is leaving

    • C. 

      He feels guilty about the lies he told the narrator

    • D. 

      He has not been getting enough to eat

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