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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. On the night of the Christmas play, which character is hinted to be able to see the future?
(a) Dan Needham.
(c) Hester Eastman
2. What does Owen call the column that he writes for the Gravesend newspaper?
(a) The Word.
(b) The Voice.
(c) The Truth.
(d) The Gospel.
3. What does Dan believe will disappear once Owen begins his schooling at Gravesend?
(a) His laughter.
(b) His eccentricities.
(c) He religious zeal.
(d) His zest for life.
4. What city do Owen and Johnny travel to on their holiday from school?
5. What does Owen call the nuns?
6. When Owen sees his parents in the audience, what does he shout from the stage?
(a) Who invited you?
(b) Get out of here!
(c) I'm so glad you could make it.
(d) What do you think you're doing here?
7. How does Barb Wiggins tease Owen Meany?
(a) By pulling his hair and kicking his shins.
(b) With brutal name calling.
(c) With kisses and affectionate pats.
(d) By completely ignoring him whenever he speaks.
8. Who dies on the evening of the Christmas performance?
(a) Mary Beth Baird.
(b) Ginger Brinker-Smith.
(d) Katherine Keeling.
9. How do Hester and Johnny respond to Owen's transfer?
(a) They are apathetic.
(b) They are saddened.
(c) They are ecstatic.
(d) They are relieved.
10. What does Mrs. Wheelwright (Johnny's grandmother) decide to purchase after the two major deaths of the year?
(a) A computer.
(b) An automobile.
(c) A telephone.
(d) A television.
11. What type of establishment is Old Freddy's?
(a) A restaurant.
(b) A bar.
(c) A strip club.
(d) A casino.
12. Who is Canon Mackie?
(a) A friend of Owen.
(b) A co-worker of Dan Needham.
(c) A friend of Johnny.
(d) A neighbor of Aunt Martha.
13. Which character carries the screaming Owen off stage?
(a) The Angel.
(c) The wiseman.
(d) The shepherd.
14. For which holiday does Owen have a 10-day leave?
(a) Memorial Day.
(b) Independence Day.
15. What color is Owen's father's truck?
(a) Sunshine Yellow.
(b) Grass Green.
(c) Dirt Brown.
(d) Tomato Red.
Short Answer Questions
1. What happens to Johnny's grades in his first year at the University?
2. Who, from Tabitha's past life, does Owen set up an appointment for the boys to meet?
3. What unusual article of clothing is Owen wearing when Johnny arrives?
4. What does Owen keep detailed notes on in his journal?
5. Who/what does Owen think that the nuns torture?
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