Running with Scissors Quiz | Eight Week Quiz B

Augusten Burroughs
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 7: The Burning Bush.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What is Augusten's reaction to meeting Joranne?
(a) He is afraid of her.
(b) He laughs at her.
(c) He is jealous of her.
(d) He is disgusted by her.

2. What does Dr. Finch say that he hopes to remove from sexuality?
(a) Love.
(b) Sex.
(c) Promiscuity.
(d) Shame.

3. With whom do Deirdre's fights typically become physical?
(a) Norman.
(b) Dr. Finch.
(c) Natalie.
(d) Augusten.

4. Which of these events do NOT occur when Augusten is skipping school?
(a) Augusten goes to see movies.
(b) Augusten writes in his journal.
(c) Augusten plays chess.
(d) Augusten goes shopping.

5. At what ages does Dr. Finch believe people should begin to make their own decisions about life?
(a) Thirteen.
(b) Ten.
(c) Eighteen.
(d) Twenty-one.

Short Answer Questions

1. Why does Hope say she isn't married yet?

2. With what does Augusten's mother fashion shoulder pads?

3. How is Augusten's father described?

4. What is Deirdre's reaction to Augusten when she comes to pick him up?

5. What does Dr. Finch's grandson do under the grand piano?

(see the answer key)

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