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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. Where do Cy and his friends go to watch an effigy of "Kaiser Bill" burn?
(a) Pastuer Blvd.
(b) Pedder Street.
(c) Main Street.
(d) Market Square.

2. Who comes to help Cy's mother die?
(a) Aunt June.
(b) Aunt Doris.
(c) Cy's grandmother.
(d) Aunt Dorthey.

3. Why do the town council's junctions bother Reeda?
(a) Because Cy had to do community service one day.
(b) Because she believes the human body is nothing of which to be ashamed.
(c) Because she had to pick up litter one day.
(d) Because she didn't have the money for the fine.

4. Where does Riley want to be buried?
(a) He wants to be cremated.
(b) At the hillside cemetary.
(c) At sea.
(d) In his homeland of Russia.

5. Why is Riley offering Cy an apprenticeship?
(a) Because he knew Cy's father.
(b) To pass on his artisanship and genius to someone before he dies.
(c) Because he thinks Cy will turn out to be no good otherwise.
(d) Because he is in love with Cy's mother.

Short Answer Questions

1. Upon what does the town council frown?

2. What does the town council do to offenders of their policies?

3. How does Jonty describe Mr. Riley?

4. What does Riley admire about Cy?

5. What does Cy hear through the window of the building he climbs?

Short Essay Questions

1. Describe Riley's death and Cy's response.

2. How does the topic of sex give Cy some not-so-great memories?

3. What major theme is touched upon in this chapter and how is it expressed here?

4. What experience causes Cy to no longer be able to sleep under tight blankets?

5. How does Reeda die and how does this affect Cy?

6. Describe Cy's first encounter with Riley.

7. There are many instances of foreshadowing in this opening section. Name one and venture a guess as to what it could foreshadow.

8. What does Riley tell Cy about Michelangelo?

9. What convinces Cy that the first part of his life has ended?

10. How does Cy's mother Reeda respond to his possible apprenticeship with Riley?

(see the answer keys)

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