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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. What promise does Richard not remember making to his younger self?
(a) To write a book.
(b) To get married.
(c) To get a Master's Degree.
(d) To travel the world.

2. What does Dickie do at the end of the flight in Chapter 10?
(a) Embraces the airplane.
(b) Cries.
(c) Vomits.
(d) Kisses the ground.

3. Which of the following is NOT part of the decoration in Dickie's room?
(a) Toys.
(b) Games.
(c) Airplanes.
(d) Beatles posters.

4. What does Richard see from the air that the adult brain says it could not reasonably survive?
(a) Bear.
(b) Deer.
(c) Geese.
(d) Coyote.

5. Tiger Mountain is located near which American city?
(a) Seattle.
(b) Detroit.
(c) Duluth.
(d) Chicago.

Short Answer Questions

1. Richard thinks it is important to ______________________.

2. How does Richard feel when he looks through the book?

3. What is Richard's profession?

4. How old was Richard when his brother died?

5. What is Dickie afraid that Richard will do?

Short Essay Questions

1. What is Richard's pattern for dealing with life's challenges, and how can Dickie possibly help him in this area?

2. When does Richard feel as if he has a connection with Dickie and what role has Dickie played in Richard's life?

3. Explain the metaphor of being captain of your own ship as Richard explains it to Dickie.

4. Describe Dickie's sense of accomplishment in the water tower incident.

5. What is Richard's memory of the water tower?

6. What is the first real bonding experience between Richard and Dickie?

7. What is the landscape in which Richard finds Dickie in his mind and what does it symbolize?

8. What story does Richard tell Dickie about his friends, Mike and Jack, that lets Richard know that he and Dickie are a good team?

9. What role do angels play in Richard's life?

10. Describe what Richard sees when Leslie encourages him to remember when he was nine, right after his brother's death.

(see the answer keys)

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