Hard Laughter Quiz | Eight Week Quiz D

Anne Lamott
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Skunks.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What do Jen and Randy put up with from Ben as they realize that he is nervous about seeing his father in the hospital?
(a) His drunkenness.
(b) His sour mood.
(c) Teasing.
(d) The big brother lecturing.

2. What is the occupation of Jen when the story first begins for the reader, though it is said she is bad at this on her own?
(a) Bank teller.
(b) Writer.
(c) House cleaner.
(d) Cook.

3. At the funerals in the town, people will ___________ whatever they think is appropriate for sending off a person they love or respect.
(a) Chant.
(b) Sing.
(c) Write.
(d) Wear.

4. Who does Jen imagine is surrounding her when she is in her drugged and drunk state after leaving her meeting?
(a) Herons.
(b) Doctors.
(c) Fish.
(d) Her brothers.

5. What is the name of the Burn Out who receives $1000 a month just to stay out of his/her parents' hometown?
(a) Hippie Joe.
(b) Frank Morgan.
(c) Fair Mama.
(d) Moonboy.

Short Answer Questions

1. The nurse tells the children that Wallace isn't allowed to have so many _________ in his room.

2. The siblings decide that everyone in their family is ______________ anyway, so their psychoses don't matter.

3. What is NOT one of the names of the children who are described and followed in this book?

4. What does the family have to cope with in regard to the situation with Wallace and his brain tumor?

5. What does the family now have to wait for after the surgery, though they didn't realize it would be so long?

(see the answer key)

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