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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the boy that Dirk encounters in the attic room watching on television?
2. What reason did Dirk's secretary give for looking for a new job?
3. Where does Anstey have a big house?
4. What kind of pizza does Kate want?
5. What falls from behind the gold record when Dirk adjusts it?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Dirk say when Sally Mills accuses him of inquisitiveness and presumptuousness?
2. Who is Stan Dubeck?
3. What does Sister Bailey regard Odin?
4. Describe Kate's car and what condition it is in.
5. What does the Saint Pancras Station look like?
6. How does Kate know that Thor is the man she has been looking for from the airport?
7. What is Dirk's impression of Cynthia Draycott when he first encounters her?
8. Why does the neighborhood on Lupton Road 'resent' the police cars that are parked there?
9. How does Thor's mood affect Kate and the weather?
10. What does Kate think of Dirk's appearance when she confronts him after the crash?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Explain Dirk's relationship with the electronic I Ching calculator. Why does he buy it? What keeps happening with it? What does it tell him?
Essay Topic 2
Explain the symbolism of the Draycotts in the book. What do they do for a living? How do they compare symbolically with Thor and Odin?
Essay Topic 3
Describe Toe Rag's role in the book. Who does he work for? What does he look like? What deeds has he done? What is the nature of most of his deeds?
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