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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Where does Fernando live?
(a) Greenwich Village.
(b) The Bronx.
(c) Brooklyn.
(d) The Upper East Side.

2. Where did the narrator of Book 1, Chapter 1: "All Respects to Heaven, I Like It Here" grow up?
(a) Los Angeles, California.
(b) Southern Missouri.
(c) Dublin, Ireland .
(d) New York, New York.

3. How long has it been since Fernando saw his father?
(a) 10 years.
(b) 12 years.
(c) 2 years.
(d) 5 years.

4. What car are Lara and Blaine driving when the car accident takes place?
(a) A 1939 Rolls Royce.
(b) A 1927 Pontiac Landau.
(c) A 1995 Mitsubishi Eclipse.
(d) A 1998 Ford Explorer.

5. Where was Fernando when he saw his first tag underground?
(a) 15th Street.
(b) 138th Street.
(c) Broadway.
(d) Wall Street.

6. Sam says in Book 2, Chapter 6: "Etherwest" that he's been hanging out at the institute since he was how old?
(a) 12.
(b) 10.
(c) 8.
(d) 6.

7. At what time does the walker begin his tightrope cross in the Prologue?
(a) 8:15 a.m.
(b) 7:15 a.m.
(c) 6 a.m.
(d) 7:47 a.m.

8. What profession does the narrator of Book 1, Chapter 1: "All Respects to Heaven, I Like It Here" say his father held?
(a) He was a physicist.
(b) He was a butcher.
(c) He was a banker.
(d) He was a barber.

9. How far is Lara and Blaine's cabin upstate from New York City?
(a) Three hours.
(b) An hour and a half.
(c) Two hours.
(d) Two and a half hours.

10. What time is it when the programmers call New York in Book 2, Chapter 6: "Etherwest"?
(a) 10 a.m.
(b) 3 p.m.
(c) 5 a.m.
(d) 8 a.m.

11. Who are described as the New York artists that had made a killing from going "back to the forties, living the lifestyle and the clothes" in Book 1, Chapter 3: "A Fear of Love"?
(a) Janet and Tom.
(b) William and Jennifer.
(c) Agnes and Rob.
(d) Brett and Delaney.

12. What type of birds does the walker see a nest of in the beginning of Book 1, Chapter 4: "Let the Great World Spin Forever Down"?
(a) Red-tailed hawks.
(b) Pidgeons.
(c) Golden eagles.
(d) Scrub-jays.

13. For how long have Claire and her husband been married in Book 1, Chapter 2: "Miro, Miro on the Wall"?
(a) 16 years.
(b) 21 years.
(c) 31 years.
(d) 12 years.

14. Who is the doorman at Claire's apartment building on the day of the women's gathering in Book 1, Chapter 2: "Miro, Miro on the Wall"?
(a) Melvyn.
(b) Walter.
(c) James.
(d) Andrew.

15. In what area do the "'Rican and Dominican" taggers hang out, according to the narrator in Book 2, Chapter 5: "Tag"?
(a) The Skyway.
(b) The Concourse.
(c) The Upper East Side.
(d) Greenwich Village.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Lara describe in the backseat of her car when the accident happened in Book 1, Chapter 3: "A Fear of Love"?

2. What is Claire Soderberg's husband's name?

3. For how long does the narrator say Gareth has been programming in Book 2, Chapter 6: "Etherwest"?

4. About how old was Corrigan when he began getting drunk, according to the narrator in Book 1, Chapter 1: "All Respects to Heaven, I Like It Here"?

5. From what narrative perspective is Book 1, Chapter 4: "Let the Great World Spin Forever Down" related?

(see the answer keys)

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