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Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. Where do Andy, Dag, and Claire live?
(a) Reno.
(b) Miami.
(c) Manhattan.
(d) Palm Springs.

3. Which state do Andy, Dag, and Claire live in?
(a) Nevada.
(b) New York.
(c) Florida.
(d) California.

4. What is on the postcard Otis receives from an old friend?
(a) A photo of a nuclear test.
(b) A dolphin jumping out of the water.
(c) A classic automobile.
(d) A daisy.

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

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

7. Where is Claire originally from?
(a) Los Angeles.
(b) Detroit.
(c) Las Vegas.
(d) Texas.

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

9. Who is Martin?
(a) Dag's brother.
(b) Dag's mentor.
(c) Dag's former boss.
(d) Dag's father.

10. In Chapter 5, what does Dag say is necessary for someone to become famous?
(a) Luck and more luck.
(b) Willpower and charisma.
(c) A lot of people must make a lot of money.
(d) Connections with the right people.

11. What does Dag say is the best form of "cult employment"?
(a) Babysitting.
(b) Stocking shelfs during the night shift.
(c) Planting trees in British Columbia.
(d) Teaching English in Asia.

12. As Andy recalls in Chapter 4, after Dag won their bet, what did he do with the money?
(a) Dag bought Andy dinner.
(b) Dag ate it.
(c) Dag gave it back.
(d) Dag put it in the bank.

13. What does Dag give Claire a jar of as a gift?
(a) Hair pomade.
(b) Jam.
(c) Trinitite.
(d) Cow hearts.

14. In Chapter 12, what does Otis equate suburban houses to?
(a) Milk cartons.
(b) Fear of individual thought.
(c) Shopping malls.
(d) Progress.

15. What does Mrs. Monroe of Texlahoma sell?
(a) Knitted sweaters.
(b) Aloe products.
(c) Puppies.
(d) Jam.

Short Answer Questions

1. In Chapter 4, what bet does Andy recall Dag making with him one night at work?

2. What does Andy say the people at Alcohol Anonymous meetings want to hear?

3. What is Dag's surname?

4. In Chapter 12, what does Andy say Dag needs to do soon or else he's going to "lose it"?

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

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