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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. When is the protagonist's silent reverie broken?
(a) When Kathleen kisses him.
(b) When the story in his mind ends.
(c) Kathleen tells him she is getting cold.
(d) When a loud noise is heard.
2. What horrifies the boy?
(a) The thought of God being immortal.
(b) The thought of God being buried alive.
(c) The thought that God has already died.
(d) The thought of God's Son dying for us.
3. What does the stranger never do?
(b) Listen to his story.
(c) Stop the protagonist or ask for clarification.
(d) Stop talking.
4. What is before them?
(a) Central Park.
(b) Two cups.
(c) The movie screen.
(d) The hamburgers.
5. What does the protagonist remember about his first evening with Kathleen?
(a) They are walking through New York City.
(b) They are seated in a movie theatre.
(c) They are eating hamburgers.
(d) They are seated in her home in Paris.
6. Why does Halina do this?
(a) She does not like Kathleen.
(b) She does not want to bother Kathleen on her date.
(c) She wants to say hello to Kathleen.
(d) To introduce Kathleen to the protagonist.
7. What happens while the protagonist is standing at an intersection?
(a) He hails a cab.
(b) He is shot in a drive-by shooting.
(c) He jumps in front of a cab.
(d) A cab plows into him and drags him several feet.
8. What does the stranger standing next to him in the dark do?
(a) Push him on the swing.
(b) Push him in the water.
(c) Starts a conversation.
(d) Ask him to dance.
9. To whom does he run?
(a) His grandmother.
(b) His teacher.
(c) His mother.
(d) His best friend.
10. What does the man not look up to see?
(a) The young boy in front of him.
(b) The Germans watching him.
(c) The others in the barracks also wanting food.
(d) The young boy eating a hamburger.
11. Some time later, what does the protagonist recall for what the same man is pleading?
(a) A chance to serve in a restaurant.
(b) A new hamburger.
(c) Another meal.
(d) His life with the people who share his barracks.
12. Of what does he tell her that he will dream?
(c) His grandmother.
13. The main character is _______________ whose own experiences during the holocaust have left him, like many others, with a strong sense of despair and self-loathing.
(a) A teacher.
(b) A journalist.
(c) An engineer.
(d) A scientist.
14. What does the protagonist suddenly feel a strong desire to do?
(a) See his grandmother.
(c) Go home.
(d) Tell the doctor the story of his grandmother.
15. How are strangers like stars?
(a) The are famous.
(b) There are many of them.
(c) They will guide you.
(d) They are not committed to you.
Short Answer Questions
1. When he says nothing, what does his father do?
2. What does the protagonist tell the stranger?
3. How does this section begin?
4. Why does he feel this way when he eats the hamburger?
5. Why does Kathleen convince him to do this?
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