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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Instead of shooting himself, what does Dwayne do in an effort to end his life?
(a) Crashes his car.
(b) Hangs himself.
(c) Swallows pills.
(d) Picked a fight with someone.
2. What does the writing on the bathroom wall say?
(a) It asks about the meaning of life.
(b) It predicts what happens in the future.
(c) It says something mean about someone Kilgore doesn't know.
(d) It is Kilgore's name and address.
3. What does Dwayne do following his reading of Kilgore's novel?
(a) Goes on a violent rampage.
(b) Visits estranged friends and family.
(c) Flees from Midland City.
(d) Burns the book.
4. Who does Kilgore receive a letter from in Chapter 3, asking him to speak at an arts festival?
(a) Fred T. Barry.
(b) Dwayne Hoover.
(c) Eliot Rosewater.
(d) Philboyd Studge.
5. How did Dwayne's wife die?
(a) By ingesting a powerful solvent.
(b) By hanging herself.
(c) By drowning.
(d) By slitting her wrists.
6. Where is the event Kilgore is asked to visit in Midland City?
(a) Mildred Barry University.
(b) Mildred Barry Elementary School.
(c) Mildred Barry Memorial Center for the Arts.
(d) Mildred Barry Exhibition Center.
7. Where can Kilgore's manuscripts typically be found?
(a) Comic books.
(b) Foreign magazines.
(c) Pornographic magazines.
(d) Time Magazine.
8. Why does Dwayne think about a particular family member in Chapter 6?
(a) He misses the person.
(b) The person left him.
(c) The person is dead.
(d) He is angry with that person.
9. What does The Narrator claim the book to be in terms of himself?
(a) A mirror to his soul.
(b) His ultimate literary idolization.
(c) His birthday present.
(d) A gift to his son.
10. What does Kilgore's novel tell the story of?
(a) Society of space monkeys.
(b) Society of talking animals.
(c) Society of people aging backwards.
(d) Society of living automobiles.
11. Where does Kilgore travel to at the beginning of Chapter 5?
(b) Washington D.C.
(d) New York City.
12. Where is Kilgore invited to in the letter he receives?
(a) A fashion show.
(b) A car convention.
(c) A university.
(d) An arts festival.
13. Who also checks into the hotel along with Cyprian?
14. What does Kilgore do after being released from the NYC police station?
(a) Sees an old friend and goes for a drive.
(b) Catches a ride on a commercial truck.
(c) Catches a cab.
(d) Rides the subway.
15. What does Kilgore browse through at a book store?
(a) Fiction books.
(b) Pornographic books.
(c) Non-fiction books.
(d) Short story books.
Short Answer Questions
1. How does Kilgore make his living?
2. Who is undergoing a mental collapse at the beginning of the book?
3. What does Kilgore think about as he watches a movie in Chapter 5?
4. Who sends Dwayne into a rage with a comment about adoption?
5. How much is the check for that is enclosed in the letter that Kilgore receives?
This section contains 472 words
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