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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. Why is Marion furious when she returns home?
(a) There are another woman's clothes lying on the living room floor.
(b) Dangerfield forgot to pick her up from the train station.
(c) She was in a car accident on the way home.
(d) Dangerfield has burned the dinner.
2. What do Dangerfield and Chris do after making love?
(a) Smoke cigarettes.
(b) Go to a pub.
(c) Eat pasta.
(d) Watch a movie.
3. Why do the other passengers on the train react to Dangerfield's appearance?
(a) His coat is inside out.
(b) He has chocolate all over his face.
(c) He is not wearing any pants.
(d) His fly is open.
4. Why does the woman at the office not give Dangerfield his G.I. Bill check?
(a) She needs his wife's permission.
(b) She already gave it to his wife.
(c) The office is closed.
(d) The check is not there.
5. Where is Dangerfield's house located?
(a) Downtown Dublin.
(b) In a meadow.
(c) In the suburbs.
(d) On the edge of a cliff.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the content of the note that Marion has left for Dangerfield?
2. Why does Marion slap Dangerfield?
3. What cannot be purchased in Catholic Dublin?
4. What does Dangerfield buy in a store on the way home from the bus station?
5. Where does the woman in #41 work?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why do Dangerfield and Marion fight when she returns home from her trip?
2. Why does Dangerfield leave Chris when she confronts him about the bar brawl she reads about in the newspaper?
3. How can Dangerfield be called an escapist and how does Chris figure into his escaping?
4. What are the two most important things in the lives of Dangerfield and O'Keefe?
5. Why are O'Keefe's challenges in having sex partly of his own making?
6. Has Dangerfield's life improved from moving from the rickety house to the house in the city?
7. Who was Blessed Oliver Plunkett?
8. What does Chris learn about Dangerfield and Marion's sex life and what does Dangerfield reveal about wanting to have sex with Chris?
9. Who is Lily Frost?
10. What is the result of Dangerfield's embarrassment about the train incident?
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