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. What does Neil Bookman confront Hope Finch about?
(a) Her relationship with her father.
(b) Her mental instability.
(c) Her lack of a love life.
(d) The way that she treats Augusten.

2. What message does Freud supposedly give to the dreamer?
(a) That he is dangerous
(b) That he is human.
(c) That he is hungry.
(d) That he is dying.

3. Under what is Freud trapped by the dreamer?
(a) A plastic storage container.
(b) A metal cooking pot.
(c) A large bucket.
(d) A laundry basket.

4. What courses does Augusten enroll in when he first begins his college education?
(a) Music.
(b) Creative writing.
(c) Law.
(d) Pre-med.

5. Where do Augusten and Hope search for Neil Bookman?
(a) In homeless shelters.
(b) On college campuses.
(c) In gay bars.
(d) In mental institutions.

6. Who does Deirdre accuse of abusing her?
(a) Dorothy.
(b) Augusten.
(c) Norman.
(d) Dr. Finch.

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

8. Who do Natalie and Augusten rope into performing with them?
(a) Dr. Finch's patients.
(b) Dr. Finch.
(c) Dr. Finch's neighbors.
(d) Dr. Finch's coworkers.

9. Who does Winnie Pye accuse of harming Deirdre rather than helping her?
(a) Hope.
(b) Dr. Finch.
(c) Dorothy.
(d) Augusten.

10. Now that he is on his own, to what city does Augusten hope to move?
(a) Detroit.
(b) Seattle.
(c) Chicago.
(d) New York City.

11. What is the name of Deirdre's new girlfriend?
(a) Doreen.
(b) Donatella.
(c) Dorothy.
(d) Dolly.

12. What does Agnes say about Natalie's body that erupts a huge fight?
(a) That it is a bit too dark.
(b) That it is a bit too pale.
(c) That it is a bit too thin.
(d) That it is a bit too fat.

13. What medical affliction is brought on Hope due to stress?
(a) Heart palpatations.
(b) Itchy skin.
(c) Heavy breathing.
(d) Rapid blinking.

14. During the argument between Hope Finch and Neil Bookman, who does Augusten side with?
(a) He sides with neither of them.
(b) He sides with Hope.
(c) He is torn between them, siding with both equally.
(d) He sides with Neil.

15. What is Natalie's response to the abusive audience member?
(a) She bursts into tears.
(b) She spits on him.
(c) She punches him in the groin.
(d) She curses at him.

Short Answer Questions

1. What happens to Dr. Finch after the close of the memoir?

2. Who comes to help alleviate the situation when Deirdre is having a mental breakdown?

3. Who is Dr. Finch worried will seize his home?

4. With whom does Augusten move in and begin attending college with?

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

(see the answer keys)

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