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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. Who dies on the evening of the Christmas performance?
(a) Ginger Brinker-Smith.
(b) Mary Beth Baird.
(c) Katherine Keeling.
2. Where does Johnny work in the summer of his first year at the University?
(a) At Old Freddy's.
(b) At Meany Granite.
(c) At Gravesend Academy.
(d) He doesn't have a job.
3. Which character is creating and selling fake draft cards?
(a) Noah Eastman.
(b) Harold Crosby.
4. Which character seems to have insider information on the brewing affair between JFK and Marilyn Monroe?
(a) Larry Lick.
(b) Harold Crosby.
(c) Noah Eastman.
(d) Dick Jarvits.
5. Which character carries the screaming Owen off stage?
(a) The shepherd.
(b) The Angel.
(c) The wiseman.
Short Answer Questions
1. What do the boys throw at the statue of Mary Magdalene?
2. What happens to Johnny's grades in his first year at the University?
3. How does Owen respond when Dan suggests that he invite his parents to the play performance?
4. What brand of cigarettes does Owen smoke?
5. Who asks Johnny to reevaluate his future, saying that he doesn't have much time?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is Owen's favorite skill in basketball, and how does he accomplish it?
2. What has Owen done to prepare the amputation blade?
3. How does Owen react to the nuns at the academy?
4. As an adult, what is Johnny discussing with Canon Mackie?
5. What goes wrong during the Christmas pageant?
6. What happens with Owen's collegiate schooling after he is kicked out of Gravesend Academy?
7. What does the letter that Johnny receives from the draft board say?
8. How do the boys start their trip to Boston?
9. What happens when Owen, as The Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come, takes Scrooge to his grave?
10. What does Johnny think he sees when he is peering out at the audience from backstage during the Christmas pageant?
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