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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Which of the following people punches Ozzy in the nose in the story "Conversation of the Jews"?
(a) A school bully.
(b) The rabbi.
(c) His mother.
(d) The doctor.

2. What group of people does the wife in "The Used-Boys Raisers" believe were put on earth to be "a thorn in the side of mankind"?
(a) Hippies.
(b) Jews.
(c) Catholics.
(d) African.

3. What is streaked on Jancy's car after the accident, which makes her think about her father?
(a) Blood.
(b) Feces.
(c) Fur.
(d) Feathers.

4. What animal attacks David while he is going for a drink of water at the lake?
(a) A bear.
(b) A snake.
(c) An eagle.
(d) A deer.

5. With whom is the narrator having problems at the time he escapes to the cove in "Water Liars"?
(a) His boss.
(b) His wife.
(c) His mother.
(d) His neighbor.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Billy Crawford do for a living in "The Story of a Scar"?

2. Why is the narrator of the story "Dream Children" considered uninteresting and melancholy?

3. What type of books most interest the narrator in the story "Dream Children"?

4. What instrument does Jack learn to play as a way of coping with his brother's death?

5. How old is the narrator's father when he becomes ill in "The Lover of Horses"?

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