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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. In what state are the Zillers traveling after they leave the circus?
2. What position does Marx Marvelous pursue with Amanda and John Paul?
(a) Animal tamer.
(c) Manager of the zoo.
(d) Hotdog guru.
3. What is significant about Amanda's pregnancy on the first night of her relationship with Ziller?
(a) Ziller ignores the pregnancy entirely.
(b) Ziller grows angry at her pregnancy.
(c) Ziller is initially concerned, but lets it pass.
(d) Ziller suggests that he is still the father.
4. Who is the head of the secret society of monks?
(a) Father O'Dell.
(b) Father Amnel.
(c) Father Gutstadt.
(d) Father Distberg.
5. What did Amanda once hide inside a hollow tree in order to trick woodpeckers into pecking the tree?
(a) A fake bird.
(b) A bird's nest.
(c) A ticking clock.
(d) A stash of food.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the name of the society Plucky has accidentally infiltrated?
2. Why did Plucky have to transport Mon Cul for John Paul?
3. Calming Amanda's fears about his temperament, what reason does John Paul cite for his detachment as they restore their new home after the disbanding of the circus?
4. What drug was once found on Plucky that helped lead to his dishonorable discharge from the military?
5. When Amanda suffers a miscarriage, what is the weather, which is hinted to be the cause of her accident?
Short Essay Questions
1. What compromises do the Zillers make about food in their roadside zoo?
2. How does Ziller end up joining the Indo-Tibetan Circus?
3. Why did Amanda's lover's band get arrested?
4. Describe John Paul Ziller's childhood.
5. According to the jumps in the future with the narrator, what is significant about John Paul's disappearance?
6. Describe Plucky's college football career.
7. Who is Amanda?
8. Describe John Paul's gifts to his wife in the hospital and meaning behind them.
9. How does John Paul pay for Amanda's hospitalization?
10. How does Plucky infiltrate the Society of the Felicitator?
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