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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. When is Kurt's birthday?
(a) November 21.
(b) November 11.
(c) November 31.
(d) November 1.
2. How old is Kurt's house in Sagaponack, Long Island?
(a) Nearly 500 years old.
(b) Nearly 140 years old.
(c) Nearly 280 years old.
(d) Nearly 300 years old.
3. Which of Mark Twain's family and/or friends died before him?
(a) His wife.
(b) His best friend.
(c) All of the above.
(d) Two of his daughters.
4. What does each short chapter in "Cat's Cradle" represent?
(a) A year of Kurt's life.
(b) A stand-alone work of art.
(c) Whatever you want it to.
(d) One day's work.
5. How many kids does Kurt have?
Short Answer Questions
1. By what ratio do guessers outnumber non-guessers?
2. What are the people that Kurt blames for ruining America born without?
3. What type of attack is it not possible to survive?
4. According to Kurt, what occupied country has America become like?
5. According to Kurt, what are we not born with?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Kurt think the suicide rate of slave owners was higher than the suicide rate of slaves?
2. What type of car did Kurt used to sell?
3. What have the PPs done to the country?
4. What does Kurt say about the value of books?
5. What does Kurt say is all he really ever wanted to do?
6. Who is Gil Berman?
7. What debate does Kurt have with the man who does not give his address?
8. How does Kurt feel about his Uncle Alex? What did he learn from him?
9. What comparison does Kurt make involving the Bush administration? What values would he like to see the government adopt?
10. What does Kurt say the book is about?
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