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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. In Chapter 21, Enzo remembers an especially glorious day with Zoë, saying, "We danced and laughed and ran and pretended to be" what?
(a) Princesses.
(b) Angels.
(c) Flowers.
(d) Fairies.

2. Enzo claims that a selective breeding conspiracy among humans is ultimately the reason that dogs do not have what, in Chapter 5?
(a) Thumbs.
(b) Clothing.
(c) No hair.
(d) Short hair.

3. After receiving a job offer from a driving school, Enzo and Denny head where in Chapter 26?
(a) California.
(b) Wyoming.
(c) Colorado.
(d) New York.

4. Eve tells Enzo that she feels as though something is what, in Chapter 12?
(a) Burying her.
(b) Running from her.
(c) Lifting her up.
(d) Pursuing her.

5. Enzo notices that he and who have grown apart in Chapter 20?
(a) Zoë.
(b) Mike.
(c) Tony.
(d) Denny.

6. What does Eve do when the nurse who is hired to care for her puts Enzo in the garage one night?
(a) Demotes her.
(b) Promotes her.
(c) Fires her.
(d) Kills her.

7. What are the names of Eve's parents in the novel?
(a) Mr. and Mrs. Swift.
(b) Mr. and Mrs. Anderson.
(c) Maxwell and Trish.
(d) Mike and Luca.

8. Who believes that Eve is too good for Denny in Chapter 15?
(a) Trish.
(b) Annika.
(c) Zoë.
(d) Maxwell.

9. The Sebring International Raceway is located in what state?
(a) California.
(b) New York.
(c) Florida.
(d) Washington.

10. In Chapter 8, Enzo recounts the happenings of what day in summer?
(a) Sunday.
(b) Saturday.
(c) Monday.
(d) Wednesday.

11. Where was Ayrton Senna da Silva from?
(a) France.
(b) Italy.
(c) Germany.
(d) Brazil.

12. While Eve, Enzo and Zoë manage to live through Denny's absences fine in Chapter 14, Denny returns home from each race frustrated with whom?
(a) His pit crew.
(b) His manager.
(c) Enzo.
(d) Eve.

13. Why does Zoë refuse to eat her chicken nuggets in Chapter 14?
(a) The dog licked them.
(b) She is spoiled.
(c) They are rancid.
(d) She is vegetarian.

14. What color eyes does Denny have?
(a) Blue.
(b) Brown.
(c) Green.
(d) Hazel.

15. In Chapter 16, Denny's career stabilizes, almost ensuring him a spot as what?
(a) Rookie of the Year.
(b) Most Valuable Driver.
(c) Formula One Champion.
(d) Driver of the year.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Enzo refer to Maxwell and Trish as in the novel?

2. In Chapter 23, Maxwell and Trish convince Denny to allow them to do what?

3. In Chapter 3, Enzo says that he has always loved watching what with Denny?

4. Enzo knows that in his next incarnation, he will return as what?

5. Who is Enzo's third favorite movie actor?

(see the answer keys)

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