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Multiple Choice Questions

1. What was the money Gabriel received as a compensation for his injury used for?
(a) It was used to pay off Gabriel's debts.
(b) It was gambled away.
(c) It paid for Gabriel's surgery.
(d) It paid for Rose and Troy's house.

2. For what offense does Troy say his father once almost beat him to death?
(a) He found Troy with a girl.
(b) He found out Troy had been skipping school.
(c) He found out Troy was stealing.
(d) He caught Troy sneaking out of the house.

3. Who does Gabriel think he is?
(a) God.
(b) A minister.
(c) The devil.
(d) An angel.

4. When Cory answers Troy's question about whether he's just come home with "yeah," what does Troy remind him?
(a) Troy reminds Cory that he said he wouldn't go to practice on Saturday.
(b) Troy reminds Cory to call him "sir."
(c) Troy reminds Cory that he should speak in complete sentences.
(d) Troy reminds Cory he should have been home a long time ago.

5. What descriptive word does Troy use when he complains about Cory to Rose?
(a) Stupid.
(b) Unfriendly.
(c) Cheap.
(d) Lazy.

6. What is Troy's response to Rose's argument that times have changed?
(a) He says she should argue that point with their son.
(b) He tells her that times might have changed but not for women.
(c) He agrees with her.
(d) He takes a long drink of beer.

7. When Cory returns home, Rose tells him that Troy is angry for what reason?
(a) Because Rose asked for money.
(b) Because Cory went off without doing his chores.
(c) Because Lyons came by and upset him.
(d) Because Troy has to repair the car again.

8. Which of the following characters is not related to Troy?
(a) Gabriel.
(b) Rose.
(c) Lyons.
(d) Bono.

9. When Bono tells Troy he'll be back on Monday, what does Troy say?
(a) That Bono should come back on Saturday for dinner.
(b) That he plans to confront the boss again on Monday.
(c) That Rose will make them both breakfast on Monday morning.
(d) Not to bother coming because he'll still be making love with Rose.

10. When Rose remarks that a neighbor won some money in the lottery, what opinion does Troy express?
(a) He says the neighbor didn't deserve to win.
(b) He says the lottery is going to be stopped.
(c) He says the lottery is a waste of money.
(d) He says the neighbor has been spending money on the lottery for years.

11. After Rose sends Cory out to help Troy, what do Cory and Troy work on silently for some time before talking to each other?
(a) The screen door.
(b) The porch swing.
(c) The fence.
(d) The garden.

12. What chore is Rose doing when Troy comes out of the house?
(a) She is hanging out clothes to dry.
(b) She is weeding the garden.
(c) She is cutting the grass.
(d) She is putting the trash out for collection.

13. Which two characters have told stories which are not entirely based on reality?
(a) Troy and Lyons.
(b) Gabriel and Lyons.
(c) Bono and Troy.
(d) Troy and Gabriel.

14. When Troy returns from listening to the ball game and caresses Rose suggestively, what is Rose's response?
(a) She kisses him passionately.
(b) She tells him to wait until later.
(c) She slaps him.
(d) She tells him to leave her alone.

15. What does Troy say would have happened if he hadn't taken charge of Gabriel's money?
(a) Gabriel would not have had surgery.
(b) Cory would not be going to college.
(c) Gabriel would have gambled the money away.
(d) He and Rose would have no home.

Short Answer Questions

1. When Lyons appears, what makes Troy ask him why he's not in jail?

2. After Gabriel leaves, what does Rose tell Troy she's heard about Gabriel?

3. What does Troy do after he talks about still having strength left to have sex with Rose?

4. Why does Gabriel say his own name is not in Saint Peter's book?

5. What does Rose tell Troy he should do when the football recruiter comes to the house?

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