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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. Whom does the narrator say that Marie looks like?
(a) Sarah Bernhardt.
(b) Dame Edna.
(c) Susan Dey.
(d) Vivien Leigh.
2. What is the name of the neighborhood where the narrator lives?
(a) South Wales.
(c) Crouch End.
3. Who does the narrator indicate is notably NOT on the list of the top five breakups?
4. The narrator says that in Bruce Springsteen songs you can either "stay and rot" or what?
(a) Leave and rot.
(b) Stay and burn.
(c) Escape and burn.
(d) Fly and crash.
5. What is the name of the tattooist in Chapter 3 of the introduction?
Short Answer Questions
1. Who is Rob anxious about coming to the shop in Chapter 5?
2. Who "steals" the narrator's girlfriend in Chapter 1 of the introduction?
3. In what country does the novel take place?
4. For whom had Charlie left the narrator?
5. Who did the narrator meet at the club where he deejayed?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Rob assume Liz found out information which made her yell at him? What could she have found out?
2. What does the performer at the club do after her performance? How does the protagonist react?
3. What interaction does Barry have with a customer in the shop that angers Rob? How does he react?
4. Who is Dick? Describe this character.
5. Who is the final woman on Rob's list? How did their relationship come about?
6. How does the protagonist discover who "Ian" is? How does he recall this character?
7. What does the protagonist think when he sees the record collection of the woman who called? Why does she have the price she does for the collection?
8. Where do the protagonist and his friends go to hear music in Chapter 5? Who do they hear? How does the main character react?
9. Who is Laura? How long has the protagonist known her?
10. What does Rob ask Laura about Ian in Chapter 10? What does she respond?
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