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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 do Suzie and Tommy end up having?
(a) A boy and a girl.
(b) A girl.
(c) A baby boy.
(d) Identical twins.
2. What does everyone seem to be doing?
(a) Trying to get ahead in life.
(b) Making better lives for themselves.
(c) Bringing each other down.
(d) Putting their way of life above each other.
3. What does Tommy really enjoy doing?
(a) Going for rides on his motorbike with Suzy.
(b) Having a drink with friends.
(c) Going to work.
(d) Working on his bike.
4. Even though Tommy and Spook are supposed to be friends, how is Spook treated?
(b) Like a brother.
(c) Like the baby's uncle.
(d) Very well.
5. What doesn't he notice about his daughter until it is too late?
(a) She is going to run off with her husband to get married.
(b) She is about to commit sucide.
(c) She was pregnant.
(d) She has cut her hair.
Short Answer Questions
1. In the parking lot, what game do the hipsters decide to play?
2. Why was Vinnie given so many chances to lead a good, criminal free life?
3. What is the best description for the end of this story?
4. What is Georgie failing to address about her life and her true feelings?
5. What makes the violence in the novel the most shocking?
Short Essay Questions
1. Explain Selby's writing style as the fight between Freddie and Rosie begins.
2. Explain the game of mum that the hipsters play?
3. As the reader begins Baby Makes Three, what kind of story do they assume this to be?
4. Why does Georgie sleep with Harry?
5. What does this story reveal about Brooklyn residents?
6. What does Spook want more than anything?
7. How do their lives change early on in the story?
8. What does the reader soon realize about the story?
9. How does Georgie's lifestyle isolated him from others?
10. The novel begins in this place and is frequented by what group?
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