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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 has one of the household members taken to using as toilet paper in "True Detective"?
(a) Bath towels.
2. What is the narrator obsessed with licking in the second essay?
(a) His nose.
(b) A light bulb.
(c) A rock.
(d) A light switch.
3. How many steps does it take the narrator to walk home from school in the second essay?
4. How does the narrator's grandmother break her hip?
(a) She tripped over her cat.
(b) She fell downstairs.
(c) She fell in the shower.
(d) She was hit by a truck.
5. Where is the author's paternal grandmother from?
Short Answer Questions
1. Who curses at the author's father in "The Women's Open"?
2. How does the author's father say his friend lost a foot?
3. The author writes in the first essay, "It seemed that every Christmas my mother was _______."
4. What does the narrator say his sister Lisa wouldn't know "if he crawled into her lap with a fistful of daisies"?
5. Who does the author say wants to design a lunar module based on the shape of his skull?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does David discover his mother sobbing in the bathroom in "Chipped Beef"? What is his consolation?
2. What happens when David's father visits him in New York?
3. What leads Ya Ya to need to be cared for? How does this lead to arguments between the author's parents?
4. Why does the author's mother leave behind a video for Lisa? What is on it?
5. How does Ya Ya feel about her grandchildren? How do they feel about her?
6. What happens after the golf tournament in "Women's Open"?
7. What does David's mother insist he stop doing to the cat? Why?
8. How does "Next of Kin" become passed through the family? What finally happens to it?
9. How does David's father obtain golf tees? Why does he collect them?
10. What does David do in order to clear his name in "True Detective"?
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