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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 does Richard tell Dickie that Bobby's death meant to Richard?
(a) It meant that he was on his own.
(b) It meant that he was pitied at school.
(c) It meant that he got more Christmas gifts.
(d) It meant that he got a bigger bedroom.
2. What word does Richard tell Dickie to remember when Dickie asks about marriage?
3. What does Richard do about Dickie's leaving?
(a) He tells him he should never have come.
(b) He tells him to come back in a few months.
(c) He tells him that he should visit other people.
(d) He tries to persuade him to stay.
4. What does Dickie tell Richard that Dickie did at the charity ball?
(a) Tipped the punch bowl.
(b) Came up with the escape plan.
(c) Ate food from other people's plates.
(d) Switched the coats in the coat check.
5. Bobby's death taught Richard that an individual __________________________.
(a) mourn for a long time.
(b) can change destiny.
(c) is terrified of death.
(d) can lose his identity.
Short Answer Questions
1. What state does Richard live in in this memory?
2. What does Richard decide after Dickie leaves?
3. What event does Richard attend in Chapter 20?
4. What decision does Dickie make in Chapter 38?
5. Which disease did Richard's brother die from?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Richard mentally escape the charity ball in Chapter 20?
2. What name does Richard give for his religion when Dickie asks?
3. What does Richard feel about his role as teacher in his relationship with Dickie?
4. What example of coincidence does Richard use to show Dickie that he should run away from safety?
5. In what capacity was Dickie at the charity ball and why is Richard upset by Dickie's behavior there?
6. What is a common theme in the book, and how does Richard use this factor to grow his character?
7. What conclusion does Richard come to regarding himself and Dickie's leaving?
8. What is the basis of the conversation between Richard and Dickie regarding good and evil?
9. Why are Richard and Leslie at cross purposes regarding what to tell Dickie about love and marriage?
10. How does Richard turn around the negative feelings he had regarding attending the charity ball?
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