Running with Scissors Quiz | Eight Week Quiz C

Augusten Burroughs
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 10: The Joy of Sex (Preteen Edition).

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What is Augusten's reaction to seeing his mother being intimate with someone in the kitchen?
(a) He is terrified.
(b) He is elated.
(c) He is apathetic.
(d) He is saddened.

2. To whom does Augusten admit his homosexuality?
(a) Hope.
(b) Agnes.
(c) Natalie.
(d) Dr. Finch.

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

4. What word does Hope come across during her Bible-dip telling Augusten whether or not he should move?
(a) "Love".
(b) "Fear".
(c) "Strength".
(d) "Greed".

5. Into what does Deirdre recite her poetry?
(a) A tape recorder.
(b) A hairbrush.
(c) An unplugged microphone.
(d) A television remote control.

Short Answer Questions

1. How is Augusten's father described?

2. Why do the Burroughs begin to see Dr. Finch?

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

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

5. How much money does Augusten borrow from his mother before he leaves her house in Chapter 7?

(see the answer key)

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