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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. Which set of fans does Nick say people love?
2. What do the football leagues ban during games?
3. What foreign team does Arsenal play in this section?
4. What job does Nick start in this section?
5. What football tragedy does Nick write about in this section?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Nick state is his worst fear in this section?
2. Why does Hornby have to go home from Wembley in this section?
3. What does Nick buying tickets in the all-seater part of the stadium signify?
4. What does Augustus Caesar help Nick understand about life?
5. How does Nick take comfort in Neil Kaas?
6. How does Nick win a bet with his girlfriend?
7. Summarize this section.
8. Why is Nick unapologetic about hurting his friends?
9. How does Cambridge Utd.'s losing streak affect Nick?
10. How happens during the Heysel disaster?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Why does Nick identify with Arsenal? How does Nick's obsession help him to get over difficult periods in his life? Does Nick's obsession have any negative side affects?
Essay Topic 2
How does English football change from 1969 to 1991? What are the negative and positive aspects of this change?
Essay Topic 3
What do the opening chapters say about Nick's character? What problems does Nick have to get over in his life? How close is Nick's character to his character in real life?
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