Running with Scissors Test | Final Test - Easy

Augusten Burroughs
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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. To what ocean do Augusten and Natalie travel to whale watch?
(a) The Atlantic Ocean.
(b) The Pacific Ocean.
(c) The Artic Ocean.
(d) The Indian Ocean.

2. Which character suffers a stroke, but continues working?
(a) Hope.
(b) Deirdre.
(c) Dr. Finch.
(d) Agnes.

3. With whom does Augusten move in and begin attending college with?
(a) Neil Bookman.
(b) Dorothy.
(c) Deirdre.
(d) Natalie.

4. What does Augusten vow to become when he grows up?
(a) A hair stylist.
(b) A doctor.
(c) A father.
(d) A writer.

5. What does Augusten realize that he needs from Dr. Finch in order to succeed in his dreams?
(a) A new piano.
(b) A new wardrobe.
(c) Emotional support.
(d) Financial assistance.

6. How does Augusten travel to visit his mother in Amherst?
(a) By train.
(b) By bus.
(c) On his bicycle.
(d) On foot.

7. What does one audience member do to Natalie and Augusten during their first performance?
(a) Kick them.
(b) Heckle them.
(c) Punch them.
(d) Spit on them.

8. Which character is never heard from again?
(a) Deirdre.
(b) Natalie.
(c) Neil Bookman.
(d) Dr. Finch.

9. Which character suffers from Alzheimer's and is admitted into a home?
(a) Agnes.
(b) Dorothy.
(c) Hope.
(d) Dr. Finch.

10. Which character dies from heart failure?
(a) Agnes.
(b) Deirdre.
(c) Dr. Finch.
(d) Hope.

11. What does Neil Bookman tell Augusten that he has gone to buy when he disappears in Chapter 22?
(a) Fabric.
(b) Flowers.
(c) Food.
(d) Film.

12. With what instrument does Deirdre scrawl the number 5 around her hospital room?
(a) Paint.
(b) Lipstick.
(c) Blood.
(d) Feces.

13. What new skill do Augusten and Natalie practice and hone in Chapter 15?
(a) Painting.
(b) Sculpture.
(c) Singing.
(d) Dancing.

14. Why do the Finch family move their furniture outside?
(a) For a yard sale.
(b) To get a bit of fresh air.
(c) Because their house is being exterminated.
(d) To clean their carpeting.

15. Where does Augusten meet the boy that he is immediately smitten with?
(a) At the ice cream parlor.
(b) At the movie theater.
(c) At a convenience store.
(d) At the library.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is Winnie Pye's occupation?

2. Who does Augusten call while trying to locate Neil Bookman?

3. What is Augusten's reaction to Neil Bookman's disappearance?

4. What drug do Natalie and Augusten do before they set out looking for jobs?

5. How long of a notice does Augusten give Natalie before he moves out of his apartment?

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