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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. What does Michael say his nosebleeds are not a result of?
(a) Thin blood.
2. What happens to Michael while he is arguing?
(b) He pulls out a gun and shoots the booth attendant.
(c) He hits the elderly man.
(d) He breaks down.
3. About what is the narrator's father writing a book?
(a) Peaceful negotiations.
(b) The crusades.
(c) The Talmud.
4. What happens to Michael between the time of his breaking down at the fair and then arriving home?
(b) He gets a ticket.
(c) He blacks out.
(d) He is arrested for disrespect to a police officer.
5. What book does Reuven read by Kalman on the subway?
(a) A book about some very obscure passages in the Talmud.
(b) A book on ethics.
(c) A book on the reasons for excommunication of a member of the Jewish community.
(d) A book on interpreting techniques.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where is the setting at the opening of the Introduction?
2. What sects have inhabited the narrator's neighborhood?
3. Why has the population of the narrator's neighborhood grown rapidly by 1950?
4. What do Michael and Reuven talk about as far as the clouds go?
5. What past experience of Rabbi Kalman's does Reuven mention?
Short Essay Questions
1. Who is Nota Finkel and for what is he noted?
2. Describe the game which Michael is playing and which is making Reuven and Rachel nervous for him.
3. What do Reuven and Professor Gordon discuss about Michael?
4. Who does Reuven call the day after sailing with Michael and what is the result?
5. What happens between October and December for Reuven?
6. How does Reuven work out a way to meet Professor Gordon?
7. Where does Professor Gordon invite Reuven and what does Reuven do?
8. How does Danny become involved with the Gordon family?
9. What is the topic of Michael's long-winded monologue to Reuven?
10. How does the narrator's neighborhood change in the early 1950s?
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