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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. When someone knocks on Sammy's door late at night, who does he think it is?
2. What does Tam have in his house that could get him into trouble?
3. When Sammy wants to call a cab to go to the bar, who does he ask for help?
4. After being denied admittance into Quinns Bar, what does Sammy vow?
5. Herbie tells Sammy he heard about what?
Short Essay Questions
1. In the waiting room at the doctor's office, Sammy is solicited for what purpose?
2. Once home from the negative outing to Glancys, what is Sammy determined to do?
3. During the police interrogation, what do they use to bribe Sammy?
4. In what way does Peter offer to help Sammy?
5. At his Monday morning doctor's visit, how does Sammy express his anger to the doctor?
6. Why does Sammy decide to visit Quinns before going to Glancys?
7. Why do the bouncers refuse to let Sammy enter Quinns?
8. Why does Ally contact Peter?
9. How does Sammy react to the solicitation at the doctor's office, and why?
10. During his Monday morning appointment, how does the doctor treat Sammy and his case?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What is the relationship between Sammy and Charlie?
1) Who is Charlie?
2) What is his past relationship with Sammy?
3) What is his present relationship with Sammy?
Essay Topic 2
Sammy leaves his life in Glasgow behind in order to flee to England. Analyze this move, citing examples from the text.
1) What is Sammy running from?
2) How does he hope his life will be different?
3) What does he bring with him from his old life?
Essay Topic 3
In order to receive fair treatment from the police, Sammy has to run from the stigma of his past. Unfortunately, many of his activities continue to haunt him. Write an essay analyzing how Sammy's past mistakes affect both his present and his future.
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