The End of the World as We Know It: Scenes from a Life Test | Final Test - Easy

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Why did the McClouds throw Goolrick out?
(a) He did drugs.
(b) His family thought they were better than everyone.
(c) He was drunk.
(d) He was gay.

2. What did the students have to bring on Butter Day?
(a) Sugar.
(b) Milk.
(c) Butter,
(d) Cream.

3. What day was bridge day?
(a) Saturday.
(b) Wednesday.
(c) Tuesday.
(d) Sunday.

4. Why is George Hazelwood the leader of the gang?
(a) He is powerful.
(b) He is rich.
(c) He is fat.
(d) He is intelligent.

5. What allowed the family to begin going to the beach for three weeks a year?
(a) A family inheritance.
(b) Father's new job.
(c) Mother's new job.
(d) Father's retirement.

6. What happened to the cream?
(a) It would coagulate.
(b) It would spoil.
(c) It would separate.
(d) It would melt.

7. Who watches him do this to the girl next door?
(a) His mother.
(b) His brother and sister.
(c) His brother and a friend.
(d) His father.

8. What does Goolrick grow to despise?
(a) The smell of burning hair.
(b) The touch of loved ones.
(c) The casual touch of strangers.
(d) The taste of bourbon.

9. How old was Goolrick when he was molested?
(a) Four.
(b) Sixteen.
(c) Two.
(d) Ten.

10. What does mother threaten to do?
(a) Call the police and institutionalize Goolrick.
(b) Tell his father.
(c) Kill his lover.
(d) Throw him out.

11. What does Goolrick note about celebrities?
(a) Their heads are bigger than those of normal people.
(b) They are kinder than most people.
(c) They are smaller than most people.
(d) They are rude.

12. When Goolrick was hospitalized, what did his aunt think caused his breakdown?
(a) His breakup with his lover.
(b) His car accident.
(c) His addiction.
(d) His mother's breast cancer.

13. What did George accuse Goolrick of saying?
(a) Crude comments about his girlfriend.
(b) Mean comments against his sister.
(c) Crude comments against another boy.
(d) Crude comments about his mother.

14. How does Goolrick get home that day?
(a) He calls his mother.
(b) He walks.
(c) He takes the bus.
(d) He rides his bike.

15. What did Goolrick hope his new object would provide for him?
(a) Relief.
(b) Opportunity.
(c) A girlfriend.
(d) Acceptance.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Roy practice on Goolrick?

2. How long has Goolrick lived alone?

3. What did Goolrick's father do in one of the pageants?

4. What did Goolrick fantasize about his parents?

5. What did the children eat with the newly made butter?

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