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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 was the next thing the Schwa remembered after being abandoned by his mother?
(a) A policeman taking him to the station.
(b) Attending his father's funeral.
(c) His father filling out paperwork at the police station.
(d) His aunt filling out paperwork at the hospital.
2. The Night Butcher tells Antsy that he won't reveal his information until what occurs?
(a) There is a full moon.
(b) His shift is over.
(c) He is paid in full.
(d) He brings the Schwa to hear as well.
3. Where do Lexie and Antsy take the Schwa after getting him off the expressway in Chapter 19?
(b) Old Man Crawley's apartment.
(c) The Schwa's house.
(d) Crawley's restaurant.
4. Whom does the Schwa say he is ending his friendship with in Chapter 14?
5. How has Old Man Crawley injured himself in Chapter 11?
(a) He slipped in the shower.
(b) He cut himself preparing dinner.
(c) A dog jumped on him.
(d) He fell down the stairs.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who does Old Man Crawley say is upset with Antsy in Chapter 11?
2. In Chapter 20, what do Antsy's parents ask when he arrives home?
3. Who yells that an express train is coming?
4. What does Old Man Crawley say his son wants to do in Chapter 11, "The Youngest Doctor in Sheepshead Bay Gets Held Hostage When He Least Expects It"?
5. Where do Antsy and Lexie go on their first date in the novel?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Antsy realize there is no traffic on the expressway? What does this mean about the billboard?
2. Whom does Antsy go to talk to at the supermarket in Chapter 16?
3. What does Lexie inform Antsy when she calls in Chapter 17? Whom does she suggest for him to call?
4. What is the significance of "Radiation Therapy" in the title of Chapter 19?
5. What does Old Man Crawley offer Antsy to stay with him in the hospital?
6. What advice does Old Man Crawley give for the Schwa?
7. What does Antsy realize about his mother in Chapter 15?
8. Where is Old Man Crawley taken in Chapter 17?
9. What does the Night Butcher reveal about the Schwa's mother in Chapter 19?
10. In what ways does the Schwa appear to fade from Antsy's life in Chapter 15?
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