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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. Where are they when the Girlfriend first shows the Main Character her ears?
(a) At the ad agency.
(b) In a library.
(c) In an upscale restaurant.
(d) At a dinner party given by mutual friends.
2. What fantasy does the Main Character have often as a college student?
(a) Herding sheep.
(b) Hopping on a train out of town.
(c) Having an art exhibit.
(d) Performing on stage.
3. Whom does the Main Character live with?
(a) No one.
(b) His father.
(c) His cat.
(d) An unseen roommate.
4. What is true of the Limo Driver?
(a) He is a devout Christian.
(b) He is an atheist.
(c) He is a champion poker player.
(d) He is an Olympic athlete.
5. Who does the Strange Man say predicted that the death of the Boss due to his brain cyst would occur years ago?
(a) US Army doctors.
(b) The Girlfriend.
(c) The Boss's personal physician.
(d) Japanese doctors.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does the Limo Driver give to the Main Character?
2. What is the name of the person who dies in Chapter 1?
3. Where does the Main Character go after leaving the Limo Driver on his return from the Boss's home?
4. What does the Strange Man tell the Main Character about the object seen through the magnifying glass?
5. Whom does the Limo Driver tell the Main Character gave him the important phone number?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does the Main Character react to his return to his hometown?
2. Describe the Main Character's efforts to connect with others in Chapters 19 through 21.
3. How does the Boss come to gain his power?
4. Is the Main Character a proactive or a reactive person?
5. Why is the sex between the Main Character and the woman with the beautiful ears important?
6. Describe the mystery surrounding the Boss's illness.
7. What is the significance of the Rat's second letter?
8. What is revealed about the Main Character through his conversations with J and the Rat's female friend?
9. Describe the Strange Man.
10. How important is the cat to the Main Character?
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