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Multiple Choice Questions

1. In Chapter 2, which Church does Dag say dogs belong to?
(a) The Catholic Church.
(b) The Presbyterian Church.
(c) The Anglican Church.
(d) The Unitarian church.

2. What nickname does Dag have for his office cubicle?
(a) The slow death chamber.
(b) The office cubicle.
(c) The yuppie dive.
(d) The veal-fattening pen.

3. What is Dag's surname?
(a) Beddingston.
(b) Bellingham.
(c) Bentingstein.
(d) Bellinghausen.

4. Which of the following is not a smell that Andy associates with Milan?
(a) Roses.
(b) Cinnamon.
(c) Citrus.
(d) Diesel.

5. In the story Andy tells about Edward, who follows Edward everywhere?
(a) A bird with a broken wing.
(b) Ludwig, his dog.
(c) A ghost called Bernice.
(d) His shadow.

6. What nickname does Claire's family have for her?
(a) Spinster.
(b) Busybee.
(c) Ducky.
(d) Baby.

7. In Chapter 1, what does Claire talk about wanting to buy when she was on her "date from hell"?
(a) A stuffed chicken.
(b) Spaghetti.
(c) Lobster.
(d) A salad.

8. What nickname does Tobias have for Andy?
(a) Sandy.
(b) Mandy.
(c) Candy.
(d) Dandy.

9. In Chapter 3, what does Claire say you can sense about the corner of Cottonwood and Sapphire avenues?
(a) How pretentious the homeowners must be.
(b) How enthusiastic the developers were when they named it.
(c) How potential homebuyers may be fooled.
(d) The creativity of the developers.

10. In Chapter 14, what does Andy plan to do for Christmas?
(a) Sleep through the holidays.
(b) Visit an orphanage.
(c) Make dinner for his friends.
(d) Go home to Portland.

11. In Chapter 4, what does Dag say he is, which is trapped inside a man's body?
(a) A robot.
(b) A boy.
(c) A lesbian.
(d) A girl.

12. When Andy and Claire first meet, what does Andy tell her he is doing in Palm Springs?
(a) Trying to erase his past.
(b) Enjoying the sun.
(c) Starting a new job.
(d) Trying to reconnect with an old flame.

13. What does Claire do for a living when she and Andy meet?
(a) Garment-buying.
(b) She was a teacher.
(c) She was a barmaid.
(d) She was a tour guide.

14. What is the title of Chapter 2?
(a) Our Parents Wanted More.
(b) Our Parents Had More.
(c) Our Parents Gave More.
(d) Our Parents Earned More.

15. Which of the following is not a name Claire suggests for her future children?
(a) Blythe.
(b) Madge.
(c) Verna.
(d) Ralph.

Short Answer Questions

1. What kind of magazine does Andy work at in Japan?

2. What does Andy say Tobias brags about in Chapter 14?

3. After quitting his office job, Dag says he makes new friends who yap endlessly about what?

4. Claire thinks about the sun ruining the life of a farmer from which country?

5. In Andy's story, what does Edward vow to build once he makes it in New York?

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