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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Why does Scooter want to jump off the Nail?
(a) To brag.
(b) To prove to himself he is fearless.
(c) To see what it feels like.
(d) To impress his ex-girlfriend.

2. Where do Dru and Mike go to watch a jump?
(a) On top of his SUV.
(b) To the ledge.
(c) At the top of the Nail.
(d) To the beach.

3. When will Dru be going to Northwestern?
(a) The beginning of September.
(b) The beginning of August.
(c) Mid-September.
(d) The end of August.

4. What does Dru's father do for a living?
(a) Lawyer.
(b) President of a bank.
(c) Owns a grocery chain.
(d) Owns a music store and plays piano.

5. On what occasion did Dru's mother first see her father?
(a) At a friend's wedding.
(b) Graduation.
(c) At the homecoming dance.
(d) Playing piano in a speakeasy.

6. What does Elisa make Dru swear?
(a) Not to laugh at her.
(b) Not to call Elisa's doctor.
(c) Not to tell the kids at school about the boot.
(d) Not to call Elisa's mother.

7. What does Elisa's house smell like?
(a) Vanilla potpourri.
(b) Freshly baked apple pie.
(c) Coffee and cigarettes.
(d) Expensive perfume.

8. How does Dru get at the jump site?
(a) Excited.
(b) Indifferent.
(c) Teary-eyed and upset.
(d) Condescending.

9. What does Dru wonder about with the crowd around her?
(a) Why she wants to be around them.
(b) Why they think they are better than she is.
(c) Why they are so stupid.
(d) How she ended up a member of that crowd.

10. What does Dru think about the houses in her neighborhood?
(a) They are expensive.
(b) They are ugly.
(c) They are cheap.
(d) They are of poor quality.

11. Where does Jeremy's mother do volunteer work?
(a) At the library.
(b) At the high school.
(c) At the police station.
(d) At the convalescent center.

12. What does Dru say about Scooter and Elisa jumping the Nail together again?
(a) She will call the police this time.
(b) She is going to tell Elisa's mother.
(c) They should jump with Hopi and make it a threesome.
(d) She thinks he is trying to kill Elisa.

13. Who is Diane's boyfriend?
(a) Scooter.
(b) Mike.
(c) Tom.
(d) Johnny.

14. Why is her mother happy Dru is dating Mike?
(a) He is going to go to medical school.
(b) He is polite and well behaved.
(c) He was offered a football scholarship.
(d) He is from a rich family.

15. What does Elisa do when Dru shows her the mangled boot?
(a) She begins to cry.
(b) She screams.
(c) She doesn't do anything.
(d) She laughs.

Short Answer Questions

1. What do the rumors say about who might jump with Scooter?

2. What does the scene at the Nail look like?

3. What color is Elisa's hair?

4. In what kind of house does Elisa live?

5. What is the temperature of the water off the Nail like?

(see the answer keys)

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