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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does Rev. Merrill say is the essence of true faith?
(a) Anger.
(b) Loyalty.
(c) Respect.
(d) Doubt.

2. Fill in the blank: In the first paragraph of the novel, Johnny says, "I am a ____ because of Owen Meany."
(a) Monster.
(b) Convict.
(c) Christian.
(d) Hero.

3. What is Owen's murder weapon?
(a) A baseball.
(b) A handgun.
(c) A pool stick.
(d) A hatchet.

4. Fill in the blank: "If he's got so much ________, he's in the wrong business."
(a) Doubt.
(b) Anger.
(c) Money.
(d) Faith.

5. When the Brinker-Smiths enter the room that Owen and Johnny are investigating, where does Johnny hide?
(a) Behind the drapes.
(b) In the closet.
(c) Behind the door.
(d) Under the bed.

6. What product does the Meany family produce with the return from the quarry?
(a) Statues.
(b) Stained glass windows.
(c) Tombstones.
(d) Jewelry.

7. What is the name of the town in which this novel takes place?
(a) Tomb Hollow.
(b) Houndstooth.
(c) Sandlewood.
(d) Gravesend.

8. Johnny's mother encourages Owen to switch what?
(a) Shampoos.
(b) Schools.
(c) Religions.
(d) Shoes.

9. Who is Lydia?
(a) The Meany's housekeeper.
(b) Johnny's cousin.
(c) Johnny's neighbor.
(d) The Wheelwright's housekeeper.

10. How old was Johnny when his mother died?
(a) Eighteen.
(b) Eleven.
(c) Twenty-one.
(d) Seven.

11. Who does Johnny wish he knew the truth about?
(a) His brother.
(b) His sister.
(c) His mother.
(d) His father.

12. Who is Ginger in relation to Mr. Brinker-Smith?
(a) His wife.
(b) His daughter.
(c) His secretary.
(d) His sister.

13. Who does Owen inadvertently murder?
(a) Johnny.
(b) The Sunday school teacher.
(c) His parents.
(d) Tabitha Wheelwright.

14. Why is it impossible for any pitcher to strike Owen out playing baseball?
(a) Owen Meany's strike zone is miniscule.
(b) Owen Meany can hit any pitch.
(c) There are no players who can actually pitch the ball.
(d) Owen Meany crowds the plate.

15. When Ms. Wheelwright makes the announcement that she has good news, what does her family assume?
(a) That she has a new job.
(b) That she has won the lottery.
(c) That she is pregnant.
(d) That she is engaged.

Short Answer Questions

1. How does Owen respond to the news that his parents are aware of his Christmas responsibilities?

2. How do the Meanys respond to the news of Owen's Christmas responsibilities?

3. Who is the congregational pastor?

4. What does Owen claim God has taken from him to make him God's instrument?

5. As an adult, what does Johnny think will hold human's responsible for their actions?

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