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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. During his dance for the contest, why does Michael become upset?
(a) Jon is there and looks disgusted.
(b) Jon performs a dance for the contest too.
(c) Michael realizes he does not dance well.
(d) Michael trips over his foot and falls down.
2. When Michael's father tells him to keep away from homosexuals, how does Michael respond?
(a) He tells his father that he will look for a job with a heterosexual boss.
(b) He tells his father that he is not their type.
(c) He tells his father that there are so many of them in the city.
(d) He tells his father that he is homosexual.
3. What does Michael's father call homosexuals?
4. In "The Beach Boys," Brian and Michael realize that they both want what?
(a) To meet a famous athlete.
(b) A relationship that will lead to children.
(c) Sex and meaning in relationships.
(d) To marry wealthy people.
5. When he goes to a bathhouse after a boring dinner party, with whom does Jon have intercourse?
Short Answer Questions
1. When the reader first thinks that Frannie and DeDe are having a conversation about Edgar's illness, who are they really talking about?
2. What can the reader infer after learning that Norman investigated Mrs. Madrigal's past?
3. What is Michael's reaction when he receives a phone call from his mother saying that his parents are coming to visit?
4. On her return trip home after losing weight, what does DeDe realize?
5. How does Vincent kill himself?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Norman Neal Williams reveal to Mary Ann in the car during the trick or treating outing?
2. Explain how DeDe's decision to have the baby marks the climax of her transformation.
3. Edgar meets Beauchamp and tells him something in strictest confidence. What is the reader supposed to think that Edgar told him?
4. Discuss DeDe's dilemma with regards to her pregnancy.
5. What happens during the encounter between DeDe and Carson Callas?
6. How does Norman Neal Williams find out that Mrs. Madrigal used to work in a book store?
7. What happens when Mona tells Michael that she is moving out?
8. Briefly summarize what happens to Brian at the Treasure Island Trailer Court.
9. Briefly recount the story that Mrs. Madrigal tells Edgar after they make love on his first visit to her home.
10. What do Michael's parents think about his relationship with Mona?
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