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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 fast does Robert drive in Part I, Chapter 4?
(a) 110 mph.
(b) 89 mph.
(c) 55 mph.
(d) 20 mph in the school zone.
2. What part of a vampire does Robert think the more effective method of killing affects?
(a) Its brain.
(b) Its solar plexus.
(c) Its heart.
(d) Its blood.
3. In Part II, Chapter 9, what event does Robert recall?
(a) Virginia's death.
(b) His 14th birthday.
(c) The birth of his daughter.
(d) The previous Christmas.
4. What does Robert realize when he takes the bandage off his hand in Part II, Chapter 8?
(a) That he can't live like this forever.
(b) That he is somehow immune from infection.
(c) That his wound hasn't healed.
(d) That his wound healed very quickly, almost too quickly.
5. What is it about Ben that reminds Robert of a comedian in Part II, Chapter 8?
(a) His shiny bald head.
(b) His tubby belly.
(c) His newly grown mustache.
(d) His funny little hat.
Short Answer Questions
1. Robert paints his living room wall in Part I, Chapter 6. What does it look like?
2. What does Robert do when he finally gets in the house in Part I, Chapter 5?
3. Who is the author of the book that Robert is reading in Part I, Chapter 3?
4. How is the sky described in Part I, Chapter 4?
5. What does Robert find himself consumed by while researching his problem in Part II, Chapter 9?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Robert do in defiance of the law after Virginia dies, and why does he do so?
2. Robert mulls over the ways vampires "die" for the final time. Describe some of the forms these deaths take and Robert's suppositions about why there are different ways of dying for vampires.
3. Outline Robert's experiments on the female vampire in Part II, Chapter 7.
4. Robert's thoughts have a particular theme in Part I, Chapter 2. Outline his thoughts in simple form and describe the assumptions he makes from his analysis.
5. In Part I, Chapter 6, what does Robert's new mural represent?
6. In Part II, Chapter 10, when Robert realizes that his isolated experiments are useless and he needs to study the problem scientifically, where does he go, and what does he do there?
7. Why is the discovery of the effect that sunlight has on vampires an important turning point for Robert?
8. Robert is reading Bram Stoker's Dracula. His attention is drawn by the quote, "The strength of the vampire is that no one will believe in him." What do you think Stoker meant by this quote, and why does it seem preposterous to Robert in his present situation?
9. In Part I, Chapter 5, what does Robert fear the vampires will do to his house?
10. In Part II, Chapter 8, Robert continues his investigation into vampires and things which might affect them. Describe one of the additional experiments Robert performs.
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