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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 does the author's mother insist on doing with Ya Ya?
(a) Putting her in a nursing home.
(b) Sending for a nurse.
(c) Sending her to her sister.
(d) Putting her to sleep.
2. What is the name of the sanitarium in Raleigh?
(a) White Castle.
(c) Green Willow Creek.
(d) Dix Hill.
3. What kind of brand-new car was stolen the previous week from a couple in Pamlico in "True Detective"?
(a) An Alfa Romeo.
(b) A Volkswagon.
(c) A Jeep.
(d) A Ford Mustang.
4. The author writes in "True Detective," that to listen to his mother you'd have thought the streets of Raleigh were crawling with what?
(b) Heroin addicts.
5. Where does the author hide for his "stakeout" in "True Detective"?
(a) His father's closet.
(b) His closet.
(c) The attic.
(d) His father's bathroom.
Short Answer Questions
1. The person in the newspaper article was robbed of $300 and what?
2. What does the author's grandmother believe happened to her pet?
3. Who does "Ya Ya" refer to?
4. What does the author say his mother's profile is featured on in the first essay?
5. How many siblings does the author have?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does David realize at the end of "Drama Bug" regarding his mother?
2. What does David do in order to clear his name in "True Detective"?
3. What does Lisa complain about in "Women's Open"? How does her father react?
4. What does David fantasize college will be like?
5. When does Ya Ya die? How does the family react?
6. What happens after the golf tournament in "Women's Open"?
7. What does "Dix Hill" refer to? Why is this fascinating to the author?
8. What is the eventual "cure" for David's tics? How?
9. What leads Ya Ya to need to be cared for? How does this lead to arguments between the author's parents?
10. Who injures the author in "Cyclops"? What is the result?
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