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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. Gene says that Paul is always _______________________.
(d) jeering at him.
2. Who is Stofsky's former literature professor?
3. How does Hart make Dinah bleed?
(a) He throws a glass at her.
(b) He punches her in the forehead.
(c) He cuts her hand.
(d) He pinches her with pliers.
4. How does the person in #175 die in the subway?
(a) He fell down the steps of the subway station.
(b) He was stabbed.
(c) He tried to climb out a window while the train was moving.
(d) He fell onto the tracks in front of an oncoming train.
5. Where does Dinah work in Chapter 10?
(a) A doctor's office.
(b) A restaurant.
(c) A drugstore.
(d) A newspaper.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who agrees to let Verger stay at his place?
2. What news does Gene give to Paul?
3. At the news office, Stofsky writes a verse about __________________.
4. What happens when Paul tries to make love to the woman in #136?
5. What does the hip crowd consider to be its style of music?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Agatson's death demonstrate the futility of the lives of all the characters?
2. Why is Agatson's party the worst one in the entire novel?
3. Why doesn't Paul mail the letters he writes to Liza?
4. What does Hart's misbehavior highlight regarding love and the need to protect relationships?
5. How does the author use foreshadowing in Agatson's invitation to his "last birthday" party?
6. Why is the Go Hole not a place that Stofsky and some other characters do not feel comfortable going?
7. How do Paul and Pasternak feel about the tension between them regarding Pasternak's affair with Kathryn?
8. What is significant about the questions asked by the characters?
9. How does Hart's past behavior foreshadow trouble for the group?
10. Why are the other characters so fascinated by the arrival of Hart Kennedy?
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