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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

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

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

3. What does Andy say Tobias brags about in Chapter 14?
(a) His way with the ladies.
(b) The size of his bicep.
(c) Not using condoms.
(d) His promotion.

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

5. After he quits his office job, what label does Dag give himself and his new lifestyle?
(a) Basement Person.
(b) A leech.
(c) A floater.
(d) Deadbeat Dag.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is the title of Chapter 2?

2. What does Dag say is the best form of "cult employment"?

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

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

5. What is Claire's surname?

Short Essay Questions

1. How does Andy describe Palm Springs in Chapter 2?

2. In Chapter 14, what is Claire's theory of a "gripping stranger"?

3. What are the rules for story time among Andy and his friends, and why do they need rules?

4. What historical challenge does Dag give to Margaret in Chapter 5?

5. How and when do Andy and Claire meet?

6. In Chapter 1, how does Claire describe the date she had just been on?

7. What does Andy say about his parents' house in Chapter 15?

8. In Andy's story in Chapter 10, why is Miss Ueno upset?

9. In Chapter 4, what spurs Dag's Toronto boss, Martin, into a tirade directed at Dag?

10. What is the most prized possession of Andy's boss in Japan?

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