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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What happens as Grace lies in the hospital?
(a) Her assailant is sentenced to forty years in prison.
(b) Her assailant is killed by a Coney Island mob.
(c) Her horse dies.
(d) The assault becomes the talk of Coney Island.
2. What does Coney Island "allow"?
(a) Pickpocketing if not much is stolen.
(b) Visitors to act out as they would not at home.
(c) Unsafe rides on the ferris wheel.
(d) Drunks to sleep stretched out across the sidewalk.
3. Where is Cy when "Babylon in Brooklyn" opens?
(a) In Italy.
(b) In San Francisco.
(c) On Coney Island.
(d) In England.
4. What is Arturas' moniker?
(b) Black Baron.
5. What bounces off Claudia like hail from an ox's rump?
(a) Insults about her husband's ugly features.
(b) Sexual innuendos.
(c) Cruelty about her non-female form.
(d) Praise for her tattoos.
6. What does Cy see as a tattoo artist?
(a) He sees that people are set in their ways as strongly as a tattoo is set in the skin.
(b) He sees that all people are grey.
(c) He understands that people want to claim their bodies as their own site on which to tell about themselves.
(d) He understands a person's story changes.
7. By what is Grace hypnotized?
(a) The sound of Cy humming a hymn.
(b) The sound of the waves rolling on the beach.
(c) The murmer of Cy as he reassures his client.
(d) The sound of the mechanical embroidery.
8. About what do the soldiers clown around with Grace?
(a) Pictures of mermaids.
(c) Her horse.
9. What drawing does Cy search for and find near the end of the book?
(a) A woman on a dancing horse.
(b) A flying horse.
(c) His first mermaid.
(d) An ancient eye.
10. In what condition do they find Sedak?
(b) Burned and blinded.
(d) Fine except a small eye tattoo.
11. What hums perpetually, eliciting screams?
(a) Electric rides.
(b) The generators on the boardwalk.
(c) The hawkers on the boardwalk.
(d) The wires strung overhead.
12. When does Cy meet Arturas and Claudia Overas?
(a) When buying his first batch of ink.
(b) When he hangs out his sign on his shop.
(c) When he rents his apartment.
(d) When he almost gets hit by a taxi.
13. When Cy walks Grace home when he first meets her, what does he think about at the door?
(a) Cy thinks about how much Grace looks like his mother.
(b) Cy wonders why he is always so shy around women outside of his tattoo parlour.
(c) Cy thinks about Riley's way of treating women.
(d) Cy wonders if he should kiss her and whether he is drunk enough to try.
14. What is the first touch between Cy and Grace like?
(b) Empty of emotion.
15. Who is Arturas?
(a) The best tattoo artist in New York.
(b) A cart man.
(c) An acrobat.
(d) A stevedore.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why does Cy skip lunch the next day?
2. Why do mothers drop off their babies at the incubation exhibition?
3. What does Grace describe in graphic details to the soldiers?
4. What do the police find when they go to Cy's tattoo parlor?
5. How has Riley eclipsed Reeda?
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