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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 did Posey and Len fight about most often when Chick was a child?
(a) Len's drinking.
2. When did Posey stop listening to her favorite song?
(a) When the children made fun of her tastes.
(b) When it lost its popularity.
(c) When her husband left her.
(d) When a new song caughter her attention.
3. Why did a librarian tell Chick he could not read 20,000 LEAGUES UNDER THE SEA by Jules Verne?
(a) It was to easy for him.
(b) He did not have a library card.
(c) It was too hard for him.
(d) He was disrespectful to books.
4. How did Posey often spend holidays after the divorce?
(a) Working overtime at the hospital.
(b) Throwing parties with just her and the kids.
(c) With friends and neighbors like before.
(d) Going out with all her new boyfriends.
5. Who brings food to Chick with instructions that he take it home to his family shortly after his parents' divorce?
(a) A neighbor.
(b) A local teacher.
(c) A priest.
(d) A couple of nuns.
Short Answer Questions
1. What musical object does Chick compare small towns to?
2. What does Chick stop at a convenience store to buy in Section 1?
3. What does Chick Benetto blame for the destruction of his marriage?
4. What does Chick think about his visit to his mother two years after her death?
5. Who did Chick one day catch using binoculars to stare in his mother's bedroom windows shortly after the divorce?
Short Essay Questions
1. Who tells the narrator about Chick Benetto?
2. Why did Chick have a problem with how his mother would leave him at school?
3. Why does the narrator say the story belongs to Chick Benetto?
4. Why does Chick Benetto drive toward his home town?
5. To whose wedding is Chick Benetto not invited?
6. What does Chick say after breakfast that causes his mother to question him?
7. What event caused Chick Benetto to lose faith in himself?
8. What draws Chick's attention to the table top in his mother's kitchen as his mother treats his wounds?
9. When is the first time Chick's mother leaves him a special note?
10. Who does Chick see when he jumps from the water tower?
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