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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What sound do the boys hear as they make their way to the outskirts of the city?
(a) Dogs barking.
(b) Cats mewling.
(c) Roosters crowing.
(d) Monkeys howling.
2. Which of the following is not a form of torture discussed by the narrator in this novel?
3. Which of the following characters screams that there is a thief in the house when Kopyrda is heard in Zuta's bedroom?
(c) Mrs. Youngblood.
(d) Mr. Youngblood.
4. How does Mrs. Youngblood feel about the prospect of her young daughter getting pregnant?
(a) She doesn't care.
(b) She is sure it will happen.
(c) She is frightened by the thought.
(d) She hasn't ever thought of it.
5. How does Aunt Hulecka feel about Kneadus befriending her staff?
(a) She is outraged by it.
(b) She is excited by it.
(c) She is apathetic to it.
(d) She is confused by it.
6. Which of the following processes is not one the narrator is quick to do?
7. What part of Mrs. Youngblood's body are particularly white and grotesque to Joey?
(a) Her calves.
(b) Her thighs.
(c) Her shoulders.
(d) Her hands.
8. Which of the following laws does the narrator claim demands a preface?
(a) The law of gravity.
(b) The law of symmetry.
(c) The law of thermodynamics.
(d) The law of attraction.
9. How long did Joey live in his childhood home before his family moved away?
(a) 5 years.
(b) 15 years.
(c) 10 years.
(d) 20 years.
10. How do the two tennis players react to seeing their ball shot into the air?
(a) They were terrified.
(b) They were outraged.
(c) They were confused.
(d) They were amused.
11. What city is the minor office clerk from who has a man leap onto her head at the tennis match?
12. What part about Mrs. Youngblood is particularly annoying to Joey when he thinks about her?
(a) Her stained teeth.
(b) Her sense of humor.
(c) Her height.
(d) Her weight.
13. Which of the following adjectives best describes the conversations the Youngblood family has around the dinner table each night?
14. What bizarre action does Joey watch Zuta do after he hears her groaning in the dark?
(a) Cutting herself with a scissors.
(b) Beating herself with a shoe.
(c) Whipping herself with a belt.
(d) Banging her head against a wall.
15. What animal is Uncle most afraid of in the wild?
Short Answer Questions
1. What motivation does Uncle think Kneadus has in befriending the valet?
2. Which of the following is not something the narrator claims gives him inspiration in his writing life?
3. How does Zuta react when Kopyrda climbs through her window?
4. What other character attempts to climb through Zuta's window, professing undying love for her?
5. What language does Zuta study in school?
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