Fever Pitch Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

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Mid-Book Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who takes Nick to his first football game?

2. What does Hornby say helps him to fit in at school?

3. Why is Nick feeling guilty at the beginning of this section?

4. Who is Arsenal playing the first time Hornby goes to a match?

5. What is Charlie George's punishment for making obscene gestures to the Derby fans?

Short Essay Questions

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

2. Who is Don Rogers?

3. How does George get into trouble in this section?

4. What does Nick say he feels about himself in retrospect?

5. What does Nick find funny about his step brother's support for Arsenal?

6. Why is Nick depressed in this section?

7. What does Nick highlight about rituals in this section?

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

9. How does Nick's attitude towards football change in this section?

10. How does Nick show his anger at his parent's divorce?

Essay Topics

How does Nick suggest football in the 90s shapes his character? What games and moments does he remember and why? How does football in the 90s mirror Nick's life?

Identify the main themes of the story. In what way are these themes relevant to the period? How does the author use character and setting to express these themes?

Choose one of the following Arsenal players and discuss Nick's views on each one. What role do they play in Nick's life?

1. Liam Brady.

2. Malcolm MacDonald.

3. Charlie Nicholas.

4. Bob McNab.

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