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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. How did Helen react to the details about Sammy's criminal past?
(a) She was angry and asked him to leave.
(b) She forgave him.
(c) She was intrigued.
(d) She was offended, but thoughtful.
2. After making a doctor's appointment, why does Sammy want to go to a pub for lunch?
(a) The receptionist plans to meet him there.
(b) He hasn't had a drink in a week.
(c) He wants free chips.
(d) Helen might be there.
3. After getting out of jail, what does Sammy attempt to do without assistance?
(a) Cook dinner.
(b) Iron his shirt.
(c) Walk to the unemployment office.
(d) Drive Helen's car.
4. A cellmate of Sammy's was murdered in what fashion?
(a) He was smothered.
(b) He was electrocuted.
(c) He was stabbed.
5. Where does Sammy cash his unemployment check?
(a) The bank.
(b) The liquor store.
(c) The post office.
(d) A convenience store.
Short Answer Questions
1. After spending time in jail, what does Sammy avoid doing?
2. Once awake from his nap, how does Sammy discover that Helen hasn't been home?
3. Why is Sammy friends with Charlie?
4. What irritates Sammy while he waits at the health center?
5. Why is there a wait at the health center?
Short Essay Questions
1. Who does Sammy think about while lying in his cell, unable to see?
2. What condition is Sammy in when he leaves jail on Wednesday?
3. Initially, Jackie Milligan approached Sammy to help him with what?
4. How does Sammy survive financially?
5. What unnerves Sammy when he attempts to report his new medical condition at the welfare office?
6. On Saturday night, someone knocks on Sammy's door. How does he react?
7. What are some examples of Sammy using optimism to deal with his blindness?
8. Why is Helen concerned by Sammy's involvement with stolen goods?
9. How does Sammy respond to setbacks?
10. What types of things does Sammy procrastinate on?
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