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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part 2, Chapters 19, 20, 21, 22 and 23.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. In Chapter 14, what does Andy plan to do for Christmas?
(a) Sleep through the holidays.
(b) Make dinner for his friends.
(c) Go home to Portland.
(d) Visit an orphanage.
2. When Andy and Claire first meet, what does Andy tell her he is doing in Palm Springs?
(a) Trying to erase his past.
(b) Starting a new job.
(c) Enjoying the sun.
(d) Trying to reconnect with an old flame.
3. Who asks, "What do you think of when you see the sun?"
4. In the story Dag tells about a man named Otis. What does Otis consider Palm Springs?
(a) Where people go to die.
(b) His own personal New Zealand.
(c) A paradise on earth.
(d) A cousin of the Florida Keys.
5. What does Andy wonder as he stares at his fingernails in Chapter 6?
(a) What the meaning of life is.
(b) Why his nails never grow.
(c) Whether he's getting enough calcium.
(d) When the world will end.
Short Answer Questions
1. What nickname does Claire's family have for her?
2. Where is Claire originally from?
3. After quitting his office job, Dag says he makes new friends who yap endlessly about what?
4. What does Dag suspect the tourists are looking for?
5. The title of Elvissa's story in Chapter 17 refers to a boy with what kind of eyes?
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