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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 kind of company does Nick start working for in this section?
2. What competition are Liverpool and Juventus competing in?
3. What team does Nick start watching as well as Arsenal?
4. What does Nick say he can no longer use his youth to excuse?
5. Who does Nick befriend in this section?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does racism at football games affect Nick?
2. Summarize this section.
3. How does Nick's life change when he moves to North London?
4. What does Augustus Caesar help Nick understand about life?
5. What does Nick think is the difference between men and women?
6. What does Nick buying tickets in the all-seater part of the stadium signify?
7. How does Cambridge Utd.'s losing streak affect Nick?
8. Summarize this section.
9. How does Nick take comfort in Neil Kaas?
10. How does Nick's obsession with football rear its ugly head in this section?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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 2
How does Nick's obsession with Arsenal become unhealthy? How does Nick control his obsession? In what way does Nick stopping smoking symbolize his recovery from his obsession?
Essay Topic 3
What do the following people think of Nick's obsession with Arsenal?
1. His mother.
2. His father.
3. His girlfriend.
4. His sister.
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