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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Frank finds himself looking through Vicki's bag or purse at the hotel. What is he looking for?
(a) A cell phone.
(b) A tissue.
(c) A cigarette.
(d) A picture.

2. As a result of his accident, what has the football player Frank is interviewing become?
(a) Inspired.
(b) Motivational speaker.
(c) Football coach.
(d) Depressed.

3. What does Paul wonder about with his dad toward the end of Chapter 4?
(a) Where Ralph is.
(b) If his dad will ever be happy again.
(c) If his mom will ever be happy again.
(d) If Frank and X will get back together.

4. What type of man is Frank?
(a) Lonely.
(b) Jealous.
(c) Excited.
(d) Happy.

5. What is something that Frank's ex-wife can live without?
(a) Marriage.
(b) Frank.
(c) Men.
(d) Their two children.

6. What type of novel is "The Sportswriter"?
(a) Introspective.
(b) Drama.
(c) Respective.
(d) Interactive.

7. Where does "The Sportswriter" by Richard Ford open?
(a) In a cemetery.
(b) In Detroit.
(c) In Haddam.
(d) In a bar.

8. Who is actually in the picture in Vicki's wallet?
(a) Vicki's uncle.
(b) Vicki's step-brother.
(c) Vicki's ex-husband.
(d) Vicki's father.

9. How is Frank's ex-wife best described as?
(a) Angry.
(b) Depressed.
(c) Content.
(d) Happy.

10. How does Frank speak with his ex-wife?
(a) With bitterness.
(b) Like nothing happened.
(c) Like a close friend.
(d) He doesn't speak to her.

11. What does Frank admit to the reader about his ex-wife?
(a) He is jealous of her.
(b) He is still in love with her.
(c) He has not forgiven her.
(d) He dislikes her.

12. What type of conversation does Frank remember having with a friend while he watches Vicki on the plane trip to Detroit?
(a) Weird.
(b) Uncomfortable.
(c) Humorous.
(d) Sad.

13. What does Vicki insist on buying at the airport?
(a) Nothing.
(b) Gift.
(c) Flight insurance.
(d) Drink.

14. What did X find that caused X to end the marriage?
(a) Phone number.
(b) Letters.
(c) Dirty collar.
(d) Lipstick.

15. How many siblings does Frank have?
(a) Zero.
(b) Three.
(c) One.
(d) Two.

Short Answer Questions

1. Despite Frank's divorce, who is Frank still friends with?

2. What did Frank do more of on the trip than anything else before leaving with Vicki to Detroit?

3. Why do Frank and Vicki travel together?

4. How does Frank react to the story Walter told him?

5. When Frank searches through Vicki's purse, what does he find?

(see the answer keys)

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