I Know This Much Is True Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Dominick remembers being made to walk up and down the stairs as a sort of penance for losing Ray's __________.
(a) Wallet.
(b) Hat.
(c) Bible.
(d) Shoe horn.

2. Nedra Frank is the ____________ who does not return the memoir when she is hired to translate it.
(a) Graduate student.
(b) Nun.
(c) Family friend.
(d) Literature professor.

3. What is the profession of Ralph Drinkwater at the Hatch Center, according to descriptions in the story?
(a) Researcher.
(b) Principle.
(c) Student.
(d) Custodian.

4. Which friend is Dominick trying to please when he joins the gym where he eventually meets Joy?
(a) Thomas.
(b) Joseph.
(c) Ray.
(d) Leo.

5. What is the subject that Dominick teaches when he is a teacher as his profession?
(a) Religion.
(b) Science.
(c) Art.
(d) Math.

6. Who goes to church when he/she is young, even though it seems to be opposite his/her personality and beliefs?
(a) Ralph.
(b) Dominick.
(c) Dessa.
(d) Thomas.

7. Whose picture is the biggest in Ma and Ray's room, as Dominick notices when he's sitting there?
(a) Ray.
(b) Thomas.
(c) Ma.
(d) Papa.

8. Ma accepts her diagnosis as one which is ____________, even if it means that she will die a painful death.
(a) Unfair.
(b) God's will.
(c) Needed.
(d) A relief.

9. Leo insists that being a ____________ major makes him an expert on homosexuality, though he has never been tempted.
(a) Literature.
(b) Math.
(c) Science.
(d) Theater.

10. ___________ retains grief at having been too busy at the end of a semester to enjoy the new baby.
(a) Thomas.
(b) Dominick.
(c) Dessa.
(d) Joy.

11. Dominick is troubled by the obscure _________ that Thomas has left for him as well.
(a) Meal.
(b) Note.
(c) Glass.
(d) Gift.

12. Billy Covington is the man who dies in Vietnam, a man who idolized _____________, though the reader doesn't learn much more.
(a) Jesus.
(b) Spiderman.
(c) The Pope.
(d) Superman.

13. __________ says that Ray beats them up and rapes Ma in front of the twins to teach them about the real world.
(a) Ray.
(b) Dominick.
(c) Thomas.
(d) Patel.

14. Ralph takes offense to a teacher's presentation on ____________ in his history class.
(a) Manifest Destiny.
(b) Louisiana Purchase.
(c) Slavery.
(d) Civil War.

15. Who is the person that destroys the typewriter in a fit of rage at Ma during the past?
(a) Dessa.
(b) Thomas.
(c) Ray.
(d) Dominick.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who is described as being patient, attractive, incisive, and helpful as she described various stories to Dominick?

2. Who does Dominick visit in order to tell them about Thomas, though this person is not awake and Dominick does not wake them?

3. Ray is the stepfather who works the third shift at ____________ when the twins are growing up with their Ma.

4. Who suggests to Dominick that they buy a few pounds of marijuana in order to sell it around campus?

5. When Dominick is taken to the police station, he is afraid his ___________ career is over and that he will die in Vietnam.

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