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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 the protagonist's silent reverie broken?
(a) When a loud noise is heard.
(b) Kathleen tells him she is getting cold.
(c) When the story in his mind ends.
(d) When Kathleen kisses him.
2. How does this section begin?
(a) On a cool fall Chicago night.
(b) On a warm, still night in New York.
(c) On a cold and windy Paris night.
(d) On a cold and snowy day in London.
3. What is the nurse's response?
(a) That is very sweet.
(b) His grandmother will help him heal.
(c) He is very sweet to think of her.
(d) She will give him a shot against his dreams.
4. What has this accident set off?
(a) An alarm.
(b) A series of memories.
(c) The police.
(d) A war.
5. Some time later, what does the protagonist recall for what the same man is pleading?
(a) Another meal.
(b) His life with the people who share his barracks.
(c) A new hamburger.
(d) A chance to serve in a restaurant.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why does the protagonist make an excuse to leave?
2. What does the stranger never do?
3. What happens when his pleas for mercy go unheard?
4. What is causing this insatiable thirst?
5. What does the protagonist remember about his first evening with Kathleen?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does the protagonist react to the stranger's honesty?
2. Why does the protagonist begin to tell the stranger his story?
3. Describe the details of the accident.
4. How does the protagonist meet Kathleen?
5. Describe the story and the main character.
6. How does the scene end?
7. What memory does he then recall?
8. What does he tell the nurse? What is her response? Why does he feel this way?
9. What is significant about this meeting between the protagonist and Kathleen?
10. Why does the protagonist believe his grandmother is outside his room?
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