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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. Which of Callie's physical changes most annoys Tessie?
(a) Menstruation.
(b) Her long, thick hair.
(c) Her height.
(d) The lowering of her voice.

2. Who is the first person to pick Cal/Callie up when s/he begins hitchhiking?
(a) A retired couple.
(b) A red-headed truck driver.
(c) A 30-something gay man.
(d) An old, judgmental woman.

3. How does Jerome react to Callie's abnormal genitals?
(a) He does not say anything at the lodge, but later tells Rex and his friends.
(b) He points them out to the Object and Rex.
(c) He laughs and ridicules her.
(d) He does not notice anything unusual because he is so pleased that he has had sex.

4. What is Cal's friend Matt an expert on?
(a) Making t-shirts.
(b) Stealing money.
(c) Playing Frisbee.
(d) The Grateful Dead.

5. What does Desdemona confess to Cal?
(a) She had secretly been in love with Dr. Philobosian for years.
(b) She never loved Lefty.
(c) She and Lefty were brother and sister as well as husband and wife.
(d) She wishes that she and Lefty had never left Turkey.

Short Answer Questions

1. How does Callie's physical development compare to that of the other girls in her sixth grade class?

2. What big step do Julie and Cal take in their relationship?

3. Why do the homeless men beat Cal?

4. Why does the Object say she is happy that Callie's family is going on vacation to Turkey?

5. What concerns Dr. Luce most about Callie's disappearance?

Short Essay Questions

1. Why does Callie have sex with Jerome?

2. Describe the changes in Chapter Eleven that Callie notices when he returns home from his freshman year at college.

3. Compare Milton's and Tessie's thoughts about Cal's hermaphroditism after she disappears

4. How does Milton react to his impending death after running his car off of the bridge?

5. Why does Cal decide not to go to Milton's funeral?

6. Why does Callie name her love interest "the Obscure Object"?

7. Describe the series of drivers who pick Cal/Callie up while s/he is hitch hiking.

8. What does Callie notice in Miss Grotowski's math class that makes her question her own physical development?

9. Describe the dynamics of Zoe's and Father Mike's relationship.

10. Compare and contrast Milton's and Chapter Eleven's views on the Vietnam War.

(see the answer keys)

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