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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. Why is the topic of children painful for Quinn?
(a) Thinking about children reminds him too much of his bad childhood.
(b) Thinking about children bores him.
(c) Thinking about children reminds him of his dead son.
(d) Thinking about children reminds him of how he was unable to have any of his own.
2. Which street does Quinn live on?
(a) 98th street.
(b) 112th street.
(c) 20th street.
(d) 107th street.
3. What is the date of Quinn's parent's anniversary?
(a) March 21st.
(b) May 19th.
(c) June 3rd.
(d) December 30th.
4. Which gate at the train station does the elder Stillman arrive at?
(b) Gate 3.
(c) Gate 70.
(d) Gate 24.
5. What is the title of the book Quinn sees the young woman at the station reading?
(a) Suicide Squeeze.
(b) Death and Dating.
(c) Sex Town Antics.
(d) Misty Madness.
Short Answer Questions
1. About how old is Virginia?
2. About how many years after the flood was the Tower of Babel built?
3. Who is Michael?
4. Which two subjects did Peter's father study in college?
5. Does Virginia love her husband?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Quinn react to seeing two nearly identical elder Stillmans while at the train station?
2. How does Quinn feel when he assumes the persona of Paul Auster?
3. Why is the subject of mistreated children difficult for Quinn?
4. Why is Quinn well informed on the topic of wild children and isolation?
5. What lies does Peter Stillman tell Quinn when they speak in Chapter 2?
6. Why does Virginia feel the need to justify her sexual habits to Quinn?
7. What are some of the activities Quinn enjoys during his time living on the streets?
8. What are some of Paul Auster's features?
9. Explain the ritual Quinn goes through before writing in his red notebook for the first time.
10. Why does Virginia kiss Quinn at the end of Chapter 3?
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