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Multiple Choice Questions

1. What is the name of the poem used?
(a) The Road Less Taken.
(b) Hyla Brook.
(c) Fern Hill.
(d) Merry-Go-Round.

2. The author lists which of the following as one of his greatest childhood fears?
(a) Dogs.
(b) The dark.
(c) Abandonment.
(d) Failure.

3. Which memento is not mentioned by the author?
(a) Home movies.
(b) Letters.
(c) Photos.
(d) Family bible.

4. The author refers to the moves that took place during which time period?
(a) Post-War America.
(b) Great Depression.
(c) The New Deal.
(d) Watergate era.

5. What word is used to describe the character?
(a) Emotional.
(b) Surly.
(c) Rude.
(d) Flamboyant.

6. Freddy compares his grandmother to which object?
(a) Rock.
(b) Thunderstorm.
(c) Sapling.
(d) Breeze.

7. Freddy compared the island to which of the following?
(a) Grandmother's house.
(b) Moon.
(c) Oz.
(d) Mars.

8. How old is Freddy at this time?
(a) 9.
(b) 12.
(c) 7.
(d) 10.

9. Buechner refers to himself as more of a(n) than a theologian.
(a) Follower.
(b) Author.
(c) Observer.
(d) Student.

10. Where did Mr. Buechner grow up?
(a) Minneapolis.
(b) Boston.
(c) New York City.
(d) Memphis.

11. Buechner feels which emotion regarding his grandmother's future?
(a) Pity.
(b) Remorse.
(c) Joy.
(d) Hope.

12. The clock on Buechner's wall was shaped like which of the following?
(a) Bear.
(b) Banjo.
(c) Doghouse.
(d) Sun.

13. Buechner often told people his father died from which of the following?
(a) Stroke.
(b) Heart trouble.
(c) War wounds.
(d) Mugging.

14. What issue causes the Buechner family to move a lot?
(a) Debt.
(b) Unemployment.
(c) Illness.
(d) Criminal activity.

15. The region is a fictional place created by which author?
(a) Swift.
(b) Baum.
(c) Sheldon.
(d) Burroughs.

Short Answer Questions

1. What type of creatures inhabited the inlet where Buechner learned to swim?

2. What is the nickname for Buechner's brother?

3. What smell does Buechner associate with his grandmother's house?

4. Freddy begins to reminisce about which of the following?

5. Which person of great wealth is mentioned in the story?

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