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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How does Nikki respond to her mother's death initially?
(a) She does not show much emotion because she and her mother had not been close.
(b) She is in denial, and stays with the corpse.
(c) She is overwhelmed with emotion, and has a nervous breakdown.
(d) She is in shock, and displays no emotion.

2. What happened to Sabbath's mother when Morty died?
(a) She was hospitalized after having suffered a nervous breakdown.
(b) She committed suicide.
(c) She disappeared.
(d) She spent all of her time on the boardwalk, talking to her dead son.

3. Why does Sabbath think that he should have been a pimp instead of a puppet master?
(a) Because he feels that being a puppeteer is degrading.
(b) Because he realizes that he does not possess puppeteering talent.
(c) Because he would have been able to make more money as a pimp.
(d) Because both professions manipulate objects for the amusement of others.

4. Christa went to Madamaska Falls from which of the following cities?
(a) New York City.
(b) Berlin.
(c) Indianapolis.
(d) Boston.

5. Who was Ron Metzer?
(a) Drenka's first husband.
(b) Silvija's boyfriend.
(c) Roseanna's brother.
(d) Sabbath's post-high school best friend.

Short Answer Questions

1. As the novel opens, who issues an ultimatum to Sabbath?

2. What does Sabbath dislike about Roseanna attending Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) group meetings?

3. Who arrives and hits the person at Drenka's grave while Sabbath watches?

4. At the beginning of Part 3, what does Sabbath find out about Linc?

5. Why does Sabbath think that Nikki might have disappeared?

Short Essay Questions

1. What ultimatum is issued at the beginning of Part 1?

2. At the end of Part 2, who does Sabbath encounter at Drenka's grave?

3. How did Nikki handle her mother's death?

4. What does the spirit of Sabbath's mother say to him at the end of Part 4?

5. How did Sabbath meet Christa?

6. What caused Matija to end his encounter with Sabbath abruptly, but politely?

7. How does Sabbath make the decision to leave Roseanna?

8. How is Sabbath described in Part 1?

9. What was the "Romance Run"?

10. What are some of the reasons that are detailed in Part 3 about Sabbath and his wife "hating" one another?

(see the answer keys)

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