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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 color were the slacks Mr. Buechner was wearing?
2. What was the girl's name?
3. Mr. Buechner left which of the following in a book?
(a) Phone number.
4. How old was Jamie?
5. Which of the following is not one of the things that could flatten the house in seconds?
Short Answer Questions
1. What was the planned event for the day?
2. The author fears that his grandmother may be doomed without _____.
3. The family traveled to which island?
4. Freddy compares his grandmother to which object?
5. Which memento is not mentioned by the author?
Short Essay Questions
1. Did Buechner leave a suicide note? If so, where was it left and what did it say?
2. Why does Buechner use Eden as a reference? How does it relate to the way people see the world? What is the main difference between the views of adults and children?
3. Explain the nomadic behavior of the Buechner family when Freddy was a child.
4. Discuss the presence of Grandma Buechner. How close is the family to the grandmother?
5. What is Buechner's advice to his readers?
6. Discuss Freddy's favorite book as a child. Which character was Freddy's favorite?
7. What situations have been faced by Grandma Buechner? What is the woman's personality?
8. Discuss Freddy's stay in Bermuda. Why did the family have to leave?
9. What is Freddy's opinion of his father?
10. What is Buechner's reference to Eden regarding childhood mentality?
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