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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 position does Brady play in?
2. What does Hornby quit teaching to become?
3. Who scores the goal to win the league for Arsenal?
4. What does Nick promise himself in this section?
5. Who is Nick afraid his future son will end up supporting?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Nick state is his worst fear in this section?
2. How does Nick get though the heartache of splitting up with his girlfriend?
3. What problems does Nick have after college?
4. How does Nick win a bet with his girlfriend?
5. What does Nick think is the difference between men and women?
6. Summarize this section.
7. Why is Nick unapologetic about hurting his friends?
8. How does Nick's obsession with Arsenal affect him in the workplace?
9. How does Nick's life change when he moves to North London?
10. What does Nick highlight about rituals in this section?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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?
Essay Topic 2
What do the following people think of Nick's obsession with Arsenal?
1. His mother.
2. His father.
3. His girlfriend.
4. His sister.
Essay Topic 3
What are Nick's views on hooliganism and hooligans? Into what do his views change as the story develops?
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