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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who does Dave hire to do the front cover for the first edition?
2. What do Dave and his fellow editors decide to add to the magazine?
3. What does Toph take from Dave to buy groceries?
4. What problem do the doctors say Dave has?
5. How did Dave friend's father kill himself?
Short Essay Questions
1. How is Toph's life beginning to change in Chapter 8?
2. What does Dave do in Chicago in Chapter 10?
3. Describe Dave's interview with the producer in Chapter 6.
4. What problems does Toph cause Dave in Chapter 9?
5. What does Dave start in Chapter 6?
6. Why is the apartment not a good place to live?
7. What happens to Shalini in Chapter 9?
8. How is Dave's situation changing in Chapter 8?
9. Why are the cast members of the Real World not so welcome at the photo shoot in Chapter 7?
10. Describe the wedding in Chapter 10.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Choose one of the following options and discuss how illness affected that particular area in Eggers' life.
2) Social life
3) Intimate relationships
Essay Topic 2
What major events had a profound effect on Eggers' life and how did they change him? What does Eggers still have to learn by the end of the book?
Essay Topic 3
How does Dave's obsession with death affect his life? How does he get over his obsession?
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