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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. In Chapter 3, what did Jean do?
(a) Became a cab driver.
(b) Gave horse riding lessons.
(c) Built a second house.
(d) Opened a store.
2. Why did Tobey have to accompany his father to work in Chapter 6?
(a) To keep him company.
(b) To work for him.
(c) To manage the fields.
(d) To keep him sober.
3. What was the atmosphere like at the experimental boarding school, according to the author?
(b) Strict and stern.
(c) Playful and artsy.
(d) One with academic and personal feedom.
4. Who does Chapter 5 describe?
(a) A string of temporary boarders, renting from Dagmar.
(b) The author's laugh.
(c) A doctor.
(d) A carnival.
5. What does the prologue offer the reader?
(a) Describe's the author's visions.
(b) An excuse to read more.
(c) A sense of the author as a human being.
(d) A background on the author's family.
Short Answer Questions
1. What did the author pretend to do on the car ride home in Chapter 6?
2. How does the author describe his time with his friend in Chapter 3?
3. What was Ligget's punishment?
4. Who of the following was NOT an important person to the author's childhood?
5. According to the prologue, when did the author find himself racing home?
Short Essay Questions
1. Who moved into the author's apartment in Chapter 5?
2. Where did Dagmar and Jean work during the winter time in Chapter 4?
3. Describe who Tobey was?
4. Where did the author and his family leave and go to at the beginning of Chapter 2?
5. What does the author say about Donald?
6. What happened to Tobey after the author went with him and his family?
7. In Chapter 2, why did the author and his family move, and what did they do?
8. Where did the author sleep in Chapter 4, and why?
9. Where did the author go at the end of Chapter 7?
10. In Chapter 2, who does the author narrate having a frightening encounter with?
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