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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Lenny berate Vince for doing?
2. How did Vince sell out Lenny's daughter?
3. Who does Amy like to visit twice a week?
4. Why does Amy say she hated Jack?
5. What does Vic read in the church?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Ray think insurance works?
2. How does Lenny react when Vince starts to unscrew Jack's jar?
3. Why is Lenny happy that he finally stood up to Vince?
4. Why did Vince think changes were happening in the sixties?
5. Why does the situation in the pub in Rochester feel surreal?
6. What does Vince regret doing to his daughter Kathy?
7. What does Vic remember about the funeral at Fairfax Park Hospital?
8. What are the friends looking for in Chatham?
9. How did Vince feel about giving money to Jack?
10. How did Mandy meet Vince?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Examine the role of one of the following jobs: butcher, insurance worker, undertaker and car salesman.
1) What kind of person would be best suited to the job?
2) In what way did the character in the book have the right characteristics to succeed in that job? Was it the perfect job for him or would he have been more suited to something else?
Essay Topic 2
Write a 500-word essay revolving around one of the following statements:
1) It was people's ability to travel and not music that changed society in the sixties.
2) The working class characters are often too cliche to have any real impact on the reader.
Essay Topic 3
Compare American and British culture.
1) What are the differences between the two cultures?
2) How have the two cultures influenced each other?
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