Death Be Not Proud: A Memoir Test | Final Test - Easy

John Gunther
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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who played John Gunther in the TV movie based on the narrative from "Death Be Not Proud"?
(a) Michael Williams.
(b) James Archer.
(c) Robby Benson.
(d) Arthur Hill.

2. Johnny's mother was of what religion?
(a) Catholic.
(b) Baptist.
(c) Jewish.
(d) Presbyterian.

3. Johnny was hospitalized once again on what date in Chapter 5, being then discharged and having two or three good days during which he went out to films and spent time with friends?
(a) June 12.
(b) June 4.
(c) June 27.
(d) May 27.

4. Johnny's very last entry in "The Diary" relates a trip to the public library, where he collected information on what?
(a) Liquid H2O.
(b) Cancer.
(c) Liquid Helium.
(d) Liquid NH3.

5. What is a chronic skin disease common in adolescence, involving inflammation of the sebaceous glands and characterized by pustules on the face, neck, and upper trunk?
(a) Polio.
(b) Acne.
(c) Scabies.
(d) Smallpox.

6. What caused Johnny's death?
(a) Brain aneurism.
(b) Pneumonia.
(c) Heart attack.
(d) Cerebral hemorrhage.

7. In "A Few More of His Letters," Johnny demonstrated a _____ relationship with his parents through his letters.
(a) Resentful.
(b) Dangerous.
(c) Hostile.
(d) Close.

8. How old was Johnny when he enjoyed taking chemistry and was making models of atoms in "A Few More of His Letters"?
(a) 11.
(b) 13.
(c) 16.
(d) 14.

9. Johnny's graduation date was when in Chapter 5?
(a) June 4.
(b) June 12.
(c) June 27.
(d) May 27.

10. How does the author describe the weather when Johnny died in "Aftermath"?
(a) Sunny.
(b) Rainy.
(c) Windy.
(d) Snowing.

11. In 1939, Johnny's letters highlighted his interest in what in "A Few More of His Letters"?
(a) Music.
(b) Football.
(c) English literature.
(d) Painting.

12. In what state was Johnny when he died in the hospital?
(a) Hypnotized.
(b) Sleeping.
(c) Jovial.
(d) Hysterical.

13. What means vagueness or obscurity, as of the mind or perception; confused or vague thoughts, feelings, etc.?
(a) Confluence.
(b) Craze.
(c) Haze.
(d) Immutability.

14. Johnny's family drove to Deerfield on what date in Chapter 5?
(a) June 12.
(b) May 27.
(c) June 27.
(d) June 4.

15. Who told Johnny's family that Johnny was dying in Chapter 5?
(a) Dr. Johnson.
(b) Dr. Traeger.
(c) Dr. Masson.
(d) Dr. Hahn.

Short Answer Questions

1. Johnny Gunther is buried on the second floor of the Mausoleum of what cemetery?

2. Who played Johnny Gunther in the TV movie based on the narrative from "Death Be Not Proud"?

3. Who was a teacher who drove down from Deerfield to spend a day with Johnny while he was ill?

4. Where did Johnny's family return after Johnny's graduation in Chapter 5?

5. When did Henry DeWolf Smyth die?

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