Mid-Book Test - Medium
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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What support group does the narrator attend several months prior to the opening scene?
(a) Brain parasites.
(c) Testicular cancer.
(d) Brain cancer.
2. Who thwarts the narrator's attempts to find relief at the support groups?
(c) No one.
3. What does the narrator discover has happened when he returns home?
(a) His apartment is being fumigated.
(b) Someone's apartment caught fire.
(c) His apartment exploded.
(d) His apartment was burglarized.
4. What does the narrator describe as anarchy, guns and an explosion?
(a) Tyler, Marla and Fight Club.
(b) The narrator, Tyler and Marla.
(c) The narrator, Marla and Fight Club.
(d) The narrator, Tyler and Fight Club.
5. What does the narrator take delight in calling himself and Tyler at the banquet?
(a) Gang leaders.
(c) Hardened criminals.
(d) Guerilla terrorists.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does the narrator find in the toilet at the Paper Street house?
2. What does Marla store in the freezer for Tyler that belonged to her mother?
3. What is the narrator suffering from at the time he goes to this support group?
4. Who did Marla say she thought the people calling her and not saying anything were?
5. What was Tyler's job when he first did something like sabotaging a dinner party?
Short Essay Questions
1. Where does the narrator's jealousy about Marla and Tyler come from?
2. When the narrator confronts Marla about being a "tourist" at the support groups, how does Marla respond?
3. Why does the narrator take delight in thinking of himself and Tyler as "dinner party saboteurs"?
4. What does the narrator's comment about his boss's tie and the day of the week signify?
5. What is the goal that Raymond Hessel has and how does the narrator ensure he will achieve that goal?
6. What does the narrator realize following Bob's death?
7. What does the narrator do when his boss at the hotel attempts to fire him and why?
8. What is the triangle that the narrator mentions in the opening scene? Why are anarchy, guns and an explosion used to represent that triangle?
9. How does the narrator realize that the Parker-Morris building, the building he and Tyler are in at the beginning and end of the novel, is not going to explode?
10. Why does the narrator frequent support group meetings to rid himself of insomnia?
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