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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does Claire say she always has trouble finding?
(a) Jeans that fit properly.
(b) Her keys.
(c) Men who are worth her while.
(d) Same-sex friends.
2. Which of Elvissa's possessions does Claire discover at Tobias's place?
(a) A bottle of nail polish.
(b) A ring.
(c) A pair of underwear.
(d) Elvissa's driver's licence.
3. When Elvissa asks for a small moment that defines what it's like to be alive, what does Claire respond with?
4. In Chapter 25, what does Andy say you have to live with when you're middle class?
(a) The fact that history will ignore you.
(b) You have nothing to define you.
(c) The are middle of the road.
(d) There is always somebody richer than you.
5. Where does Dag think an angel will take him when he dies?
(a) Into the sun.
(b) To paradise.
(c) Under the sea.
(d) Wherever he wants to go.
6. What local monument does Andy visit in Portland before heading to the airport to fly back to California?
(a) The Vietnam War memorial.
(b) The WWII memorial.
(c) The Korean War memorial.
(d) The Cold War memorial.
7. What does Dag call and tell Andy has made the news in Palm Springs?
(a) A snowfall.
(b) An accident involving Claire's friend.
(c) A feel good story about a kitten.
(d) The car fire.
8. What does Tobias compare Eastern bloc toilet paper to?
(b) A leaf.
(c) Bread crust.
(d) A K-Mart flyer.
9. At the party, owing to the weather, what is Andy worried about when he is talking to Dag out in the yard?
(a) Flash floods.
(b) A hailstorm.
(c) A blizzard.
(d) Getting a heat rash.
10. In Chapter 23 when Andy wakes up in the early morning and sees his friends asleep around him, how does he feel?
(a) So happy he could die.
(b) Protected by their presence.
(c) Depressed and lonely.
11. What does Tobias check in the rearview mirror of his car in Chapter 18?
(a) His teeth.
(b) His tie.
(c) His eyes.
(d) His nose.
12. When Claire is storming out of his place, what word does Tobias use to describe her?
13. What does Andy make a shopping trip to buy on Christmas Eve?
(a) A turkey.
(b) A watch for his father.
(c) A nice suit to wear on Christmas Day.
(d) Different sorts of candles.
14. What does Claire believe the stick she found will lead her to?
(a) Her salvation.
(b) The love of her life.
(c) Good fortune.
(d) Her life path.
15. What building does Dag point out to Andy in Chapter 16?
(a) A Cold War museum.
(b) The Institute for the Blind.
(c) The state prison.
(d) A psychiatric institute.
Short Answer Questions
1. When Andy goes home for Christmas, what does his mother tell him she has stopped doing?
2. Where do Claire and Tobias break up?
3. What does Tobias say his memory of life on Earth is?
4. In Chapter 20, what does Andy suggest is the best way to get dogs to stop begging at the dinner table?
5. According to Andy's brother, Tyler, whose birthday is January 8th?
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