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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. Where is Sylvanshine in Chapter 30?
(a) Washington, D.C.
(b) Somewhere in New York.
(d) It is unknown.
2. What year do David's parents divorce?
3. In Chapter 22, why does David go to Libertyville with his father?
(a) To look at a school.
(b) To go shopping.
(c) To take a vacation.
(d) To visit his mother.
4. How does Sylvanshine describe examinations to Reynolds in Chapter 30?
(a) The amount of time they take.
(b) The money they create.
(c) The process that takes place.
(d) The emotions that occur during them.
5. Who are the main characters of Chapter 31?
(a) IRS supervisors.
(b) IRS employees.
(c) People interviewing for jobs with the IRS.
(d) People being audited by the IRS.
Short Answer Questions
1. In Chapter 22, what happens after David's father's death?
2. What does the narrator say Cusk is avoiding in Chapter 27?
3. In Chapter 30, what stands out most to Sylvanshine about Glendenning?
4. In Chapter 27, what do the officials of the Peoria REC say about the filings they look for to avoid calling them "profitable"?
5. In Chapter 30, where does Sylvanshine get the facts from that he shares with Reynolds?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does David feel while Ms. Neti-Neti leads him into the IRS REC?
2. What task is the narrator given by Gary Manshardt in Chapter 35?
3. In Chapter 27, what surprises Cusk when he returns from his break?
4. What is the relationship between the Peoria REC and Martinsburg?
5. In Chapter 22, why does David take a long time getting to the train?
6. Why is Lehrl's office so important to Reynolds in Chapter 30?
7. In Chapter 27, what reason is given for possibly not conducting an audit?
8. In Chapter 33, how does Lane Dean Jr. perform his work?
9. Why does Sylvanshine talk to Reynolds over the phone in Chapter 30?
10. In Chapter 27, why is the word "profitable" not used officially?
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