Chapter 1: Something Isn't Right
1. What is Augusten's mother's name?
2. What is Augusten watching his mother do in the opening of the novel?
3. What does Augusten admit to imitating?
(a) His mother's dress.
(b) His mother's speech.
(c) His mother's laugh.
(d) His mother's stride.
4. Why does Augusten feel the need to comfort himself?
(a) Because he is confused about his spirituality.
(b) Because his family life is stressful.
(c) Because he is being bullied by neighborhood children.
(d) Because he is doing poorly in school.
5. What does Augusten collect as a form of comfort?
(a) Dead butterflies.
(b) Stuffed animals.
(c) Shiny objects.
6. How is Augusten's father described?
(a) As obese.
(b) As excitable.
(c) As comedic.
(d) As aloof.
7. What is Augusten's mother always immersed in?
(a) Her son.
(b) Her housework.
(c) Her marriage.
(d) Her work.
8. Who does Augusten have an unnatural admiration for?
(a) His father.
(b) His teacher.
(d) His mother.
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