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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. What does the narrator swear off, after witnessing Omi on the gym bars?
(b) Gym class.
(d) Physical fitness.
2. To where is the narrator's father transferred right after the narrator moves in with him?
(b) The United States.
(c) Great Britain.
3. What is the name of the female magician who inspires the narrator?
4. What is the narrator doing when he notices Yakumo?
(a) Shooting hoops.
(b) Leading calisthenics.
(c) Riding a bicycle.
(d) Taking a walk.
5. During puberty, the narrator likens his penis to a what?
(a) A frightening thing.
(b) A new toy.
(c) A angry missile.
(d) A shameful reward.
Short Answer Questions
1. In the essay his later self deems as false, what does the narrator trick himself into believing?
2. Where does the narrator spend his summer, prior to Omi's expulsion?
3. What position do most of the boys at school volunteer for during the war?
4. What is the objective of the graphic game the boys play with each other?
5. What smell does the narrator associate with soldiers?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does the narrator feel he has gone through life fooling not just others, but himself?
2. After witnessing Omi perform on the gym bars, why does the narrator decide he is no longer in love with him?
3. Why does the narrator believe that his lack of interest in women may have to do with laziness?
4. When the other boys are impressed with the narrator's crass remarks about sex, how does the narrator feel?
5. Describe the narrator's fantasy perception of Omi.
6. Who was Sebastian of Reni's "Saint Sebastian"?
7. Why is Omi expelled from school?
8. What sickness does the narrator suffer from and how does it affect him?
9. How does the narrator feel about the prospect of grabbing Omi during a game of Dirty?
10. What physical actions does the narrator take in order to appear to be tough?
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