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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. Who is out in front of the abortion building in Story 7?
(a) A mime.
(b) A man in a gorilla costume.
(c) A guitarist.
2. In Story 7, the narrator recalls that on his ________ birthday, Michelle tried to ________ the narrator.
(a) 21st / leave.
(b) 30th / marry.
(c) 18th / stab.
(d) 24th / shoot.
3. What part of the hospital is the narrator working at in Story 6?
(a) The cardiac arrest room.
(b) The morgue.
(c) The Emergency Room.
(d) Labor and delivery room.
4. What drug does the narrator of Story 6 say is a very famous guru of the love generation?
5. According to the narrator of Story 9, Happy Hour is also referred to as ________.
(a) After Hour.
(b) Rush Hour.
(c) Power Hour.
(d) Darkest Hour.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who is the clerk in the Emergency Room in Story 6?
2. What is the name of the tavern across from the hospital that the narrator goes to in Story 8?
3. From whom did Bill receive two of his bullet wounds from?
4. In Story 8, what is the military woman at the tavern's marital status?
5. Where does Georgie tell the narrator he wants to go in Story 6?
Short Essay Questions
1. Who does the term "other man" refer to in Story 8.
2. Discuss the relationship between John Smith and Michelle.
3. What key point does the narrator make between the intimacy between men and women in Story 7?
4. What happens when the narrator goes to visit a pair of friends in Story 8?
5. Discuss the importance of Terrence's knife in Story 6.
6. Briefly describe the "second man" in Story 8.
7. Discuss the irony behind Bill seeing the victims of a car crash as "just meat."
8. Briefly discuss the three train rides the narrator recalls in Story 7.
9. In what way is the large horse pill the narrator receives in Story 9 a prize for the narrator?
10. Explain how the relationship between the Story 8 narrator and military wife at the bar reinforces the theme of the tension between desperation and compassion.
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