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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. What does Eric Hearble do at his job?
(a) Teach spastics to drive buses.
(b) Teach monkeys to dance.
(c) Teach spastics to dance.
(d) Teach monkeys to sing.
2. In what kind of cottage does the famous five's uncle live?
3. What kind of salesman is Dave referred to as?
4. What does Lennon write is going to happen to Nigel in "Good Dog Nigel"?
(a) He's going to the vet.
(b) He's going to the cat park.
(c) They're putting him to sleep.
(d) He's going to get neutered.
5. What is the famous five's author's name (as written by Lennon)?
(a) Edith Shower.
(b) Enig Blyter.
(c) Enid Blower.
(d) Erica Jong.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who is sometimes used as a performer on the island in "The Wrestling Dog"?
2. In "The Fat Growth on Eric Hearble", what does Eric say upon waking up?
3. Dave leaps off the bus like a burning what in "Partly Dave"?
4. Who is the Mayor in "The Wrestling Dog"?
5. What does Dave hear the voice say on his way to work in "Partly Dave"?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is Frank's wife's appearance in "No Flies on Frank"? What actions does this character undertake?
2. Who was one of the major influences of John Lennon in terms of writing style? Cite an example from "No Flies on Frank", which shows this.
3. Define the term "portmanteau" and give examples of this in "At the Denis."
4. What is the ending of "No Flies on Frank"? What is Frank left feeling?
5. Describe the women in the following selections: "Partly Dave," "No Flies on Frank," and "At the Denis." Compare and contrast each.
6. Why does Frank argue with his wife in "No Flies on Frank"? What happens because of this?
7. What is the most notable feature of John Lennon's writing in this collection?
8. Describe the basic plot of the short story "Partly Dave."
9. Compare the symbolism and themes of the story "The Wrestling Dog" and the poem "Good Dog Nigel."
10. Describe the irony of the story "The Fat Growth of Eric Hearble."
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