|Name: _________________________||Period: ___________________|
This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What are Riley's rules of courtship?
(a) To treat them tenderly under the needle and harshly under him.
(b) To court for at least a day before sex.
(c) To slap, grip, fist and dog-mount women.
(d) To keep his professional life and sexual life seperate.
2. Who is Colin Willacy?
(a) Cy's grandfather.
(b) Cy's mother's lawyer.
(c) Cy's uncle.
(d) The headmaster at Cy's school.
3. With what does Cy decide he needs help?
(a) Learning how to do tattoos.
(b) Getting to America.
(c) Wooing the girl with whom he is in love.
(d) His chemistry homework.
4. What confuses Cy?
(a) Why his mother cries for strangers.
(b) Where is father is.
(c) Watching his mother care for sobbing women who visit in the middle of the night.
(d) Why he is not attending school.
5. What does Riley tattoo on Cy's chest?
(a) A butterfly.
(b) A sailing ship with his dead father's name strung in the rigging.
(c) A ball and chain.
(d) A skull.
6. What is one form of amusement Cy enjoys?
(a) Wrestling with Monty's sister.
(b) Weekly piddling competitions on the beach.
(c) Riding bareback on a circus horse.
(d) Riding his bike inside school hallways.
7. For what does Cy get in trouble at school?
(a) For asking a question about sex.
(b) For eating another student's lunch.
(c) For sleepin in class.
(d) For shooting spitballs.
8. What does the town council do to offenders of their policies?
(a) Gives them community service.
(b) Makes them pick litter off the beach.
(c) Publishes the names of offenders.
(d) Fines them.
9. What do people know?
(a) Cy is as good as Riley.
(b) Cy is almost better than Riley.
(c) Cy is much better than Riley.
(d) There are two freehanders working inside as unequal partners.
10. What can Riley accept?
(a) Riley's need for alcohol.
(b) Cy's need for a girlfriend.
(c) Horror, sin, evil and lunacy as truth on a par with the love of God and beatific goodness.
(d) Cy's need to care for his mother.
11. What does Cy like around him?
(a) Pretty girls.
(b) Art supplies.
(c) His favorite pictures.
(d) Lots of food.
12. What is a key to the customer's personality?
(a) The scent of the skin.
(b) The choice of pictures.
(c) The color choices.
(d) The way the customer reacts to pain.
13. What does Cy's mother say about the sun's light?
(a) That it is brighter when she is brighter.
(b) That it fades into nothing.
(c) That the sun's light does not go out at night but migrates to Ireland and America.
(d) That it is brightest shining through the mist.
14. What happens to Riley at Moffat Revine?
(a) He drowns in the creek.
(b) His fingers are shattered.
(c) He gets into a fight and kills a man.
(d) He strikes his head and is amnesiac.
15. Of what are Cy's earliest memories?
(a) A ship from India coming into port one day and the excitement of it.
(b) Laughing summer crowds.
(c) A pig being slaughtered next door.
(d) His mother leaning over his bed and singing him a lullaby.
Short Answer Questions
1. What do Cy, Jonty and Morris seek?
2. Who is Muriel?
3. What amazes Cy?
4. With whom does Cy fall in love?
5. What's the only way Riley would consider himself a father figure to Cy?
This section contains 618 words
(approx. 3 pages at 300 words per page)