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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. Why does Coney Island offer anything repulsive, breathtaking, or monstrously new that people are willing to pay to see?
(a) Because it is materialistic.
(b) Because it is they only way for misfits to earn a living.
(c) Because it is Coney Island.
(d) Because it is consumer driven.
2. What does Cy think he sees in an apartment below him?
(a) A horse eating hay.
(b) A mermaid.
(c) A tiger in a cage.
(d) An alligator on the window seat.
3. What does a soldier ask Cy about Grace?
(a) From what corner of hell he found her.
(b) If she is his girlfriend.
(c) If she is a customer.
(d) If she was there to distract him from the needles.
4. What is a tattooist's paradise and can easily accommodate more artists?
(c) San Francisco.
(d) Coney Island.
5. What does a voice advise a soldier to do while he is getting a tattoo?
(a) To smoke some hash.
(b) To think about things that make him fall asleep so he will no longer be in his body.
(c) To focus on making his breathing slow and easy.
(d) To pant.
Short Answer Questions
1. What happens on Cy's 65th birthday?
2. With what does Grace need help?
3. What hums perpetually, eliciting screams?
4. Why does Grace say she will find Cy soon?
5. What does Coney Island "allow"?
Short Essay Questions
1. What are the sexual images Cy has of mermaids?
2. How does Grace send Eva's ghost packing?
3. How does Claudia become to have so many tattoos and to what does that lead Artura and Claudia?
4. What gives a possible hint to a terrible secret in Grace's past?
5. How does Cy first meet Grace?
6. Give a physical and psychological description of Claudia.
7. Why do you think Cy returns to Pedder Street in Morecambe?
8. What does Cy think he sees in a neighboring apartment that makes him question his sanity?
9. How does Cy remember Grace?
10. Why does tattooing survive change?
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