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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. Where is the first school performance that Thaddeus Bristol critiques?
(a) Sacred Heart Elementary.
(b) St. Clare Elementary.
(c) Scottsfield Elementary.
(d) St. Elmo Elementary.
2. Where does the mother perform surgery on her own son, according to Jim Timothy?
3. What does Thaddeus Bristol refer to the performers as at Jane Snow-Hernandez Elementary School?
4. What do the Cottinghams die from in "Christmas Means Giving"?
5. What is the narrator's family watching after a "gut busting" Thanksgiving dinner in "Christmas Means Giving"?
Short Answer Questions
1. How much cash is Jim Timothy offering each member of the church congregation?
2. What might the narrator of "Christmas Means Giving" give his wife for a stocking stuffer?
3. One of the actors in "A Christmas Carol" had just lost his foot to what?
4. What show does Thaddeus Bristol say the Scottsfield Dinner Theater put on in 1994?
5. What age group are the performers in "A Christmas Carol"?
Short Essay Questions
1. What has been the trajectory of Jim Timothy's career?
2. What happens when the Cottingham family move into next door to the narrator in "Christmas Means Giving"?
3. Why is Jim Timothy interested in one of the church members?
4. Who is Jim Timothy addressing in "Based Upon A True Story"?
5. Why can't Jim Timothy contact the women in the church who performed the miraculous surgery?
6. What does Jim Timothy offer the members of the congregation if they help him?
7. What is the great choice that Jim Timothy suggests the people of Jasper's Breath have in front of them?
8. How does the giving contest become gruesome in "Christmas Means Giving"?
9. What happens one Thanksgiving when a beggar knocks on the narrator's door in "Christmas Means Giving"?
10. What did Thaddeus Bristol have to say about the performances of Mary and Joseph in the Sacred Heart Elementary school play?
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