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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Who shows up at the party to speak to Dag?
(a) The police.
(b) His father.
(d) An old girlfriend.
2. When Claire is storming out of his place, what word does Tobias use to describe her?
3. What does Tobias check in the rearview mirror of his car in Chapter 18?
(a) His nose.
(b) His teeth.
(c) His eyes.
(d) His tie.
4. What does Claire want there to be in her bungalow when she returns home from New York?
(c) A present.
(d) Andy and Dag's smiling faces.
5. In Chapter 20, what does Andy suggest is the best way to get dogs to stop begging at the dinner table?
(a) By pointing your finger at them and yelling "Stop!"
(b) Offer them a carrot or olive.
(c) By hitting or kicking them.
(d) By ignoring them.
6. What does Mr. MacArthur tell a joke about in Chapter 20?
(a) Fat people at McDonald's.
(b) Body noises.
(c) Jewish men on a beach.
7. Where does Dag think an angel will take him when he dies?
(a) Wherever he wants to go.
(b) Under the sea.
(c) Into the sun.
(d) To paradise.
8. What does Andy make a shopping trip to buy on Christmas Eve?
(a) A watch for his father.
(b) Different sorts of candles.
(c) A nice suit to wear on Christmas Day.
(d) A turkey.
9. What does Claire believe the stick she found will lead her to?
(a) Her life path.
(b) Her salvation.
(c) The love of her life.
(d) Good fortune.
10. What does Dag do to the Aston Martin convertible he sits on after leaving work in Chapter 20?
(a) Sets it on fire.
(b) Steals it.
(c) Draws a pornographic picture on it.
(d) Pretends it is his and tries to pick up women.
11. When Elvissa asks for a small moment that defines what it's like to be alive, what does Claire respond with?
12. According to Andy's brother, Tyler, whose birthday is January 8th?
(a) Boy George.
(b) Mick Jagger.
(c) Elvis Presley.
(d) Michael Jackson.
13. What does Andy credit with keeping him "level" in Chapter 20?
(b) Spending time with friends.
(c) Building model planes.
(d) Reading classic literature.
14. Which of Elvissa's possessions does Claire discover at Tobias's place?
(a) A bottle of nail polish.
(b) Elvissa's driver's licence.
(c) A ring.
(d) A pair of underwear.
15. Where will Claire stay until she knows she'll be safe from radiation at home?
(a) At Andy's house.
(b) At Dag's house.
(c) At a hotel.
(d) At Elvissa's house.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Dag recall his father said gasoline smelled like in Chapter 16?
2. What does Dag call and tell Andy has made the news in Palm Springs?
3. At the end of Chapter 29, before returning to the party, what does Dag do to Andy?
4. What local monument does Andy visit in Portland before heading to the airport to fly back to California?
5. In Chapter 23, what does Andy say he used to sow randomly in his parents' back yard?
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