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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 team does Arsenal play on the fourth of November?
(a) Liverpool.
(b) Chelsea.
(c) Coventry.
(d) Tottenham.

2. What does Nick's father forget to bring to the game against Derby?
(a) His wallet.
(b) His scarf.
(c) His gloves.
(d) His coat.

3. What is the name of the famous player Arsenal buys in 1976?
(a) Charlie Nicolas.
(b) Liam Brady.
(c) Malcolm Macdonald.
(d) George Graham.

4. What excites Nick about the Arsenal Southampton game?
(a) Kevin Keegan is playing.
(b) He is on camera.
(c) Arsenal need one point to win the league.
(d) Arsenal has a new signing.

5. What does Nick say are not funny?
(a) Obsessions.
(b) Grown-ups.
(c) Relationships.
(d) Manic behaviors.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is the name of the stadium where Arsenal plays?

2. What major event in Hornby's life happens just after his eleventh birthday?

3. What does Nick like doing with his dad before a game?

4. Why does Nick finally accept Arsenal's continental style of playing?

5. Why does Nick miss the opening game of the season?

Short Essay Questions

1. Why is Nick grateful to his first girlfriend, Carol?

2. In what way does nick's mum support his obsession for Arsenal?

3. How does the family's dad upset Nick in this section?

4. How does Nick show signs of the beginnings of his obsession with Arsenal in this section?

5. In what way is the crowd different in the North Stand?

6. Who is Don Rogers?

7. How does Nick get closer to his father?

8. How does Nick think football helps in at this stage in his life?

9. Why does Nick stereotype women?

10. How does Nick's interest in football help him to fit in at school?

(see the answer keys)

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