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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. Bird compares the baby's situation to ______________________.
(a) a wounded war hero.
(b) a miner.
(c) a saint.
(d) an angel.

2. What did the Hospital Director do during the baby's birth?
(a) Fainted.
(b) Screamed.
(c) Cried.
(d) Giggled.

3. Why does Bird need to call his mother-in-law?
(a) To check on the baby's birth.
(b) To ask her to dinner.
(c) To borrow her car.
(d) To borrow some money

4. What is Bird told about the new baby?
(a) The baby has a deformed heart.
(b) The baby is abnormal.
(c) The baby is premature.
(d) The baby is very healthy.

5. References are made about ________________ giving birth.
(a) Bird's sister.
(b) Bird's mother.
(c) Bird's wife.
(d) Bird's grandmother.

Short Answer Questions

1. Bird gives up on the bus and get to Hamiko's room via ________________.

2. The doctor would like to be present for the baby's __________________.

3. Where does Bird wake up in Chapter 5?

4. How many shots of whiskey does Bird drink in quick succession?

5. What does an outspoken student do when Bird dismisses class early?

Short Essay Questions

1. How is sex and sexuality a means for Bird to avoid responsibility?

2. Who are the people who Bird encounters when he gets to the maternity hospital?

3. At what stage is Bird in his journey of personal transformation at this point?

4. What is the significance of the two men who come to Himiko's home?

5. Who is Delchef and how is he introduced into the story?

6. Waking up sick with a hangover, what does Bird think might serve as partial restitution for the baby's dire situation?

7. What does Bird learn about the child's birth when he calls his mother-in-law?

8. What is important foreshadowing regarding the tests of strength and Bird's encounter with the gang?

9. What is significant about Bird's hangover and vomiting in class?

10. What does Bird notice about the women watching from the windows of the maternity hospital?

(see the answer keys)

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