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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. Where does Eddie meet the fourth person in Heaven?
(a) On the boardwalk.
(b) At a diner.
(c) At a wedding reception.
(d) At the Pier.
2. How old was Eddie's father when he died?
3. What is the lesson in Chapter Eleven?
(a) Lost love is still love; it just takes a different form.
(b) Forgiveness comes easily with love.
(c) It's better to have loved and lost than never loved at all.
(d) Life is short and there is no time for regret.
4. Of what does Marguerite assure Eddie in Chapter Eleven?
(a) That she felt no pain when she died.
(b) That she always forgave him.
(c) His love has remained with her, and hers, with him.
(d) That Heaven is a good place to be.
5. How does Eddie feel about his father?
(a) Angry and hateful.
(b) Longing for acceptance.
(d) Pathetic and useless.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Eddie do on his seventy-fifth birthday?
2. What does Mickey Shea do to anger Eddie's father?
3. What is the one word Eddie hears from God?
4. How does the book end?
5. What does the author show the reader through all of Eddie's five people?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does the reader learn about Eddie through the short snippets describing his various birthdays?
2. How does the reader know that Eddie's memory will be kept alive at the Pier?
3. What was Eddie's relationship like with his father?
4. How does Eddie's father die?
5. What does Marguerite teach Eddie in Heaven?
6. Who is the child Eddie meets in Heaven, and why is she significant?
7. How will Amy or Annie's visit to Heaven be connected to Eddie?
8. For what was Eddie supposed to save his money, instead of gambling?
9. How is Eddie's and Marguerite's relationship impacted by the fallout from the track and Marguerite's accident?
10. How does the fifth person Eddie meets in Heaven reveal Eddie's character?
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