The Ultimate
Housekeeping
Book Quiz

Question 1 of 13

What happens to the house when Ruth and Sylvie leave?

  • They set it on fire
  • It becomes abandoned
  • Lucille stays to care for it
  • A new family moves in

Question 2 of 13

What do Sylvie and Ruth steal to get away for a day?

  • A boat
  • A car
  • A train
  • A motorcycle

Question 3 of 13

What does Sylvie hoard?

  • Newspapers and magazines
  • Food
  • Greeting cards
  • Blankets

Question 4 of 13

Who does Lucille move in with after finding Sylvie asleep on her bed?

  • Her home economics teacher
  • Her dance teacher
  • Her math teacher
  • Her principal

Question 5 of 13

What bonds Sylvie to the girls?

  • A flood
  • A fire
  • A car accident
  • An epidemic

Question 6 of 13

Where does Lucille move to as an adult?

  • Boston
  • New York
  • Manhattan
  • Orlando

Question 7 of 13

How do Lucille and Ruth differ from each other as adults?

  • All of the above
  • Ruth prefers family over friends
  • Lucille is a flirt and likes shopping
  • Ruth is awkward around strangers

Question 8 of 13

What does Sylvie do that doesn't benefit Ruth and Lucille's education?

  • Excuses them from school far too often
  • Refuses to drive them to school
  • Says she will homeschool but then doesn't
  • Transfers them to different schools so they can't be together

Question 9 of 13

What do the girls often eat off of at Sylvie's house?

  • Cardboard
  • Plates
  • Towels
  • Baskets

Question 10 of 13

Who is unable to care for the girls after Sylvia passes away?

  • Lily and Nona
  • Lily and Sylvie
  • Lucille and Nona
  • Sylvie and Nona

Question 11 of 13

How did Ruth's grandfather pass away?

  • Train derailment
  • Car accident
  • Plane crash
  • Sunken ship

Question 12 of 13

Who is the narrator?

  • Ruth
  • Sylvie
  • Lucille
  • Edmund

Question 13 of 13

In what town does this novel take place?

  • Fingerling
  • Blackfoot
  • Twin Falls
  • Idahome

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