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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. What team does Arsenal play on the 17th of April?
2. What excites Nick about the Arsenal Southampton game?
3. What team does Nick watch Brazil play in this section?
4. What is the name of the enclosure Rat and Nick stand in?
5. What team does Arsenal play on May the 2nd?
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 Nick's obsession with Arsenal show signs of becoming unhealthy?
4. Why is Nick grateful to his first girlfriend, Carol?
5. What does Nick think of Malcolm MacDonald?
6. How does Nick get closer to his father?
7. Why does Nick dislike talking to the players?
8. How does Cambridge Utd. help Nick?
9. Why does Nick stereotype women?
10. How does Nick's interest in football help him to fit in at school?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
How did the Heysel and Hillsborough disasters affect football worldwide? How does Nick show this change in the book? How do the changes affect Nick's own character?
Essay Topic 2
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?
Essay Topic 3
Why does the Heysel disaster affect Nick so deeply? Do the students think Nick is right to apologize to his Italian students? Does Nick feels a sense of guilt himself? If so, why?
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