Running with Scissors Quiz | Eight Week Quiz A

Augusten Burroughs
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 4: Imagine My Shock.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does Augusten admit to imitating?
(a) His mother's stride.
(b) His mother's laugh.
(c) His mother's dress.
(d) His mother's speech.

2. Who does Augusten think that Dr. Finch resembles?
(a) Santa Clause.
(b) Mr. Peanut.
(c) A leprechaun.
(d) His father.

3. Where does Deirdre dream of one day being published?
(a) In the Paris Review.
(b) In Time Magazine.
(c) In the New York Times.
(d) In the New Yorker.

4. What is the name of the town in which the Burroughs family lives?
(a) Northampton.
(b) Easthampton.
(c) Southampton.
(d) Westhampton.

5. With what does Augusten's mother fashion shoulder pads?
(a) Folded Kleenex.
(b) Paper towling.
(c) Balled toilet paper.
(d) Maxi-pads.

Short Answer Questions

1. What career does Augusten aspire to at the age of 12?

2. How is Augusten's father described?

3. What does Augusten want to take from the dump?

4. What part of the house do the Burroughs have to empty of garbage?

5. Where, in the small room connected to Dr. Finch's office, is that sleeping person lying?

(see the answer key)

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