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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What is most unusual about the narrator's residence?
(a) It is filled with over 1300 light bulbs
(b) It is a white apartment house
(c) It is free
(d) It is in a basement

2. How does the narrator get past the drunken vet in the road?
(a) He pretends he is about to run over the vet.
(b) He claims to be someone of importance.
(c) He tells him he has General Pershing in the car.
(d) He pays the vet a bribe.

3. According to Mr. Brockway, what happened when the company tried to replace him?
(a) The union went to bat for him.
(b) All the paint went bad
(c) The other workers went on strike
(d) No one else would take the job

4. Why is the narrator offended by the man behind the drugstore counter?
(a) The man does not give him what he orders.
(b) The man wants to see his money before serving him.
(c) The man assumes will order the special of pork chops, grits, one egg, biscuits, and coffee.
(d) The man overcharges him.

5. The image of the slave owners bidding for a naked girl is
(a) a picture the narrator had seen in a book
(b) something that happened to the narrator's father
(c) a vison induced by marijuana
(d) something the narrator recalls from his childhood

6. Where does Bledsoe tell the narrator to go?
(a) back to the dormatory
(b) back to the Golden Day for the name of the doctor
(c) to Mr. Norton
(d) New York

7. What does the narrator fear is the reason for his inability to get an appointment with the trustees?
(a) He thinks no one is seeing the letters he submitted.
(b) He thinks the secretaries are not telling him the truth.
(c) He fears there may not be any jobs after all.
(d) He fears a conspiracy.

8. Who else is on the bus to New York?
(a) another student
(b) Mr. Trueblood
(c) the veteran doctor
(d) no one

9. In spite of losing his identity, what does the narrator retain?
(a) his naive outlook on life
(b) a desire for revenge
(c) the memory of Mr. Norton
(d) an urgency to find a job

10. How do the boys react to the naked girl?
(a) They are embarrassed.
(b) They are fascinated.
(c) They become angry.
(d) They are amused

11. What does the man in Emerson's office imply after reading the letter given him by the narrator?
(a) That the narrator is in fact someone else.
(b) That that narrator has already seen Mr. Emerson.
(c) That the narrator wrote the letters himself
(d) That Mr. Emerson is the wrong person to help the narrator.

12. Why does the narrator dump slush on a man's head?
(a) He thinks the man is Bledsoe.
(b) The man greeted him with hostility.
(c) The man insulted him.
(d) The man was preaching nonsense.

13. Where does the road in the college town ultimately lead?
(a) To a statue
(b) To the college
(c) To a mental institution
(d) To a chapel

14. What does the cord in chapter 11 symbolize?
(a) separation
(b) loss
(c) rebirth
(d) isolation

15. Dr. Bledsoe is preoccupied with what?
(a) power
(b) getting even
(c) keeping his position
(d) preventing Mr. Norton from expelling the narrator

Short Answer Questions

1. What unexpected sight does the narrator see in New York?

2. The narrator's pondering of his upcoming punishment is an example of what literary device?

3. What had Mr. Trueblood done prior to his disgrace?

4. What does the narrator want to do in Chapter 12?

5. What kind of speeches has the narrator given from the stage in the chapel?

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