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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. How does Nick say he takes each of Arsenal's wins or losses?
(c) On the chin.
2. How does Nick feel when his mother leaves him a note about Arsenal losing a game?
3. When does Nick say he does not want to die?
(a) During a game.
(b) Before a game.
(c) After a game.
(d) At half-time.
4. What does Nick's father forget to bring to the game against Derby?
(a) His wallet.
(b) His coat.
(c) His gloves.
(d) His scarf.
5. What football team does Nick say his father should support?
(a) West Ham.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Nick tell the counselors to get out of scout camp?
2. What major event in Hornby's life happens just after his eleventh birthday?
3. Why does Nick spend his time working?
4. At which ground does Arsenal play Stoke City?
5. What team does Arsenal play on the 17th of April?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Nick say he feels about himself in retrospect?
2. Why does Nick enjoy the violence he witnesses at games?
3. How does Nick show signs of the beginnings of his obsession with Arsenal in this section?
4. How does Nick's interest in football help him to fit in at school?
5. How does Nick get closer to his father?
6. How does Nick's first disappointment with Arsenal affect him?
7. How does this section highlight the theme of not fitting in?
8. How does Nick cope at Cambridge University?
9. What are Nick's conditions for a perfect game?
10. What does Nick observe at his first game for Arsenal?
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