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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 does Riley admire about Cy?
(a) His intelligence.
(b) His reticence.
(c) His imagination and dexterity.
(d) His mother.
2. What amazes Cy?
(a) That Riley seldoms is aroused by his naked female clients.
(b) That Riley hums hymns while he works.
(c) That Riley can be drunk and create magnificent tattoos.
(d) That someone so flaccid and bawdy can be so intricate and precise in his line work.
3. What has Cy forgotten?
(a) What song his mother used to sing.
(b) Why his father went to sea.
(c) Exactly how his mother's face looked.
(d) How his grandfather used to buy him ice cream when he came visiting.
4. What does Cy observe as he is searching for shells?
(a) A plane plunge into the sea.
(b) His neighbor hitting his wife.
(c) Jonty and the girl Cy loves kissing.
(d) A boat in the harbor go up in flames.
5. Upon what does the town council frown?
(a) On boys younger than 10 on the beach without a parent.
(b) On mixed bathing and skimpy outfits.
(c) On school being closed on Fridays.
(d) On the sick people Cy's mother nurses.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Cy see in the discharge basin one day?
2. What is one form of amusement Cy enjoys?
3. Of what is Riley protective?
4. What does Riley come to understand while at sea?
5. What does Cy's mother say about the sun's light?
Short Essay Questions
1. What experience causes Cy to no longer be able to sleep under tight blankets?
2. How does Cy's afternoon employment foreshadow his future work?
3. How do Riley's and Cy's styles differ when starting a job on a client?
4. What convinces Cy that the first part of his life has ended?
5. What does Riley tell Cy about Michelangelo?
6. What upsets the town council and what is Reeda's response?
7. What does Cy recall as he studies cloud formations and what might this foreshadow?
8. Describe Cy's first encounter with Riley.
9. How does Reeda die and how does this affect Cy?
10. With what does the young Cy struggle?
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