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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who does Dag think about contracting cancer in Chapter 1?
(a) A construction worker.
(b) A farmer.
(c) A lifeguard.
(d) A surfer.

2. What is Texlahoma?
(a) A town in Dag's dreams.
(b) A fictional reality in Andy's favorite novel.
(c) The mythical world where many of the friends' stories are set.
(d) A community on a television show.

3. Who asks, "What do you think of when you see the sun?"
(a) Tobias.
(b) Andy.
(c) Dag.
(d) Claire.

4. In Andy's story, what does Edward vow to build once he makes it in New York?
(a) His dream house.
(b) An empire.
(c) A tower.
(d) A church.

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

6. How is the mood of the abandoned suburb where the friends go to for a picnic described?
(a) Like an old, depilitated amusement park.
(b) Like an old folks' home.
(c) Like A Vietnam War movie set.
(d) Like a closed off crime scene.

7. Who is Mr. MacArthur?
(a) Andy's neighbor.
(b) Dag's old landlord.
(c) Claire's English professor.
(d) The owner of Larry's Bar.

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

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

10. What industry does Dag work in before moving to Palm Springs?
(a) Education.
(b) Advertising.
(c) Real Estate.
(d) Medicine.

11. What does Dag suspect the tourists are looking for?
(a) Celebrities.
(b) Rodeo Drive.
(c) A beach.
(d) Cement dinosaurs.

12. In Chapter 1, where does Andy suspect his dogs have been rummaging through the trash?
(a) His neighor's bins.
(b) Behind a cosmetic surgery.
(c) An apartment complex.
(d) A restuarant dumpster.

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

14. What does Andy recall happened to Claire's father at the resort pool?
(a) He hits on the lifeguard.
(b) He has a heart attack.
(c) He slips and cracks his head.
(d) He is punched by another patron.

15. Which Monroe sister agrees to leave Texlahoma with Buck?
(a) None of them agree to go.
(b) Serena
(c) Arleen.
(d) Darleen.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Andy say his parents are terrified of in Chapter 14?

2. In Chapter 1, what does Claire talk about wanting to buy when she was on her "date from hell"?

3. In the story Andy tells about Edward, who follows Edward everywhere?

4. Where is Claire originally from?

5. Which celebrity does Andy say his brother once shared an elevator with?

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