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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. The author writes in "True Detective," that to listen to his mother you'd have thought the streets of Raleigh were crawling with what?
(a) Heroin addicts.
2. Who does Ya Ya's roommate at the home say she is the step-sister to?
(a) Jesus Christ.
(b) The Pope.
(d) The author.
3. Where is the author's paternal grandmother from?
4. What is Ya Ya's recently deceased pet?
(a) A hamster.
(b) A dog.
(c) A cat.
(d) A goldfish.
5. What is the author's father's name?
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the name of the family in the book the author finds in "Next of Kin"?
2. What is the narrator obsessed with licking in the second essay?
3. What home does Ya Ya finally end up at?
4. Who does the author's mother leave a video tape for once she's passed away?
5. What color towels does the author's mother replace the old ones with in "True Detective"?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Miss Chestnut scold David for in "A Plague of Tics"?
2. Who injures the author in "Cyclops"? What is the result?
3. What is the eventual "cure" for David's tics? How?
4. Why does David discover his mother sobbing in the bathroom in "Chipped Beef"? What is his consolation?
5. How was David's father brought up? How is his mother's cooking described?
6. What changes David's father's mind about Ya Ya's being taken to a care facility? Where does he take her?
7. What is the second household mystery in "True Detective"? What is the backlash the author finds himself in?
8. What happens after the golf tournament in "Women's Open"?
9. Why are the narrator's sisters kidnapped in "Chipped Beef"? How do his parents react?
10. When does Ya Ya die? How does the family react?
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