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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 do people know?
(a) Cy is as good as Riley.
(b) There are two freehanders working inside as unequal partners.
(c) Cy is almost better than Riley.
(d) Cy is much better than Riley.
2. Where does Riley want to be buried?
(a) At the hillside cemetary.
(b) In his homeland of Russia.
(c) He wants to be cremated.
(d) At sea.
3. Who are Jonty Preston and Morris Gibbs?
(a) Cy's two best friends.
(b) Two bullies who regularly beat up Cy.
(c) Cy's two step brothers.
(d) Cy's two uncles.
4. What does Cy observe in other people's eyes?
(a) A hunger for simpler times.
(b) A despondency.
(c) A anger at the war's toll.
(d) A strange new glow as they find ways to work through pain.
5. What do the Ladies of Leeds do?
(b) They are nuns and they pray for the ill at Cy's home.
(c) Circus performers.
(d) Join Reeda in collecting meager alms and votes.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Cy discover on Riley's body?
2. Why does Cy climb a building?
3. Why does Cy have to use distilled water to make his inks?
4. What is a distinct favorite of Cy and his friends?
5. How does Morecambe celebrate the coming armistice?
Short Essay Questions
1. How do Riley's and Cy's styles differ when starting a job on a client?
2. How does sex figure into Riley's tattoo business?
3. With what does the young Cy struggle?
4. How does the topic of sex give Cy some not-so-great memories?
5. There are many instances of foreshadowing in this opening section. Name one and venture a guess as to what it could foreshadow.
6. What is the effect of alcohol on Riley?
7. What upsets the town council and what is Reeda's response?
8. How does Cy's apprenticeship fare and what is an important lesson Cy learns?
9. How does Reeda die and how does this affect Cy?
10. What does Jonty say about Riley; is it likely to be true?
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