Mid-Book Test - Medium
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Which of the friends says, in section ten, that some men just aren't any good with women and that he personally never has been?
2. The other patients are reading all BUT WHICH of the following magazines when Henry arrives at the doctor's office?
3. What does Bukowski's friend carry in an elastic strap on his arm in section sixteen?
(b) Beer can opener.
(d) Ice pick.
4. According to section twelve, revolution is all BUT WHICH of the following?
5. As section ten opens, which team has won the ballgame?
Short Answer Questions
1. Bukowski says in section twelve that he's on the side of what?
2. How many track police attempt to subdue the angry crowd on the track in section eight?
3. Toward the end of section three, Bukowski gets a letter from his ex-wife. Where does she live?
4. Bukowski ends section five by asking who cares about a dead what?
5. As Bukowski and his friend head to L's house, the friend comments that L owes how much in back taxes?
Short Essay Questions
1. In section eighteen Bukowski discusses suicide. Describe Bukowski's personal suicide attempt and the result.
2. In section nine, Bukowski has what to say in response to the assassinations of Kennedy, King, and Malcolm X?
3. As section fifteen begins, what early comment does Bukowski make about L that foreshadows his dislike of the man?
4. In section one, why is Bukowski stuck in his apartment?
5. In section thirteen, what conclusions does the narrator draw about the life he's led?
6. In section twenty-four, describe the relationship between Bukowski and his wife.
7. Describe what letter Bukowski finds in his mailbox when he arrives home at the end of section three.
8. Describe Henry's ailment in section seventeen.
9. How does Bukowski react when his favorite fighter loses to Balanos in section seven?
10. Describe the circumstances Bukowski relates in section eighteen about his friend Lou's attempted suicide.
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