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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Where does the narrator say he had to go in order to track down Cipriano "Candy" Marinez after he tried to flee his abusive family on horseback?
(a) Hollywood Hills.
(b) Santa Monica.
(c) Santa Maria.
(d) Panorama City.
2. What does the narrator describe in Chapter 20 as "a thirty-minute celebration of the wonders and contributions of the mysterious Caucasian race to the world of leisure" (226)?
(a) "Anglo Day."
(b) "White Day."
(c) "Caucasian Hour."
(d) "Whitey Week."
3. What does the narrator say brought all the children of the neighborhood to his yard in Chapter 15?
(a) The smell.
(b) Rumors of money.
(c) The newspaper headline.
(d) The police.
4. What city is described as "the City That Never Stops Bleeding" by the narrator in "City Lites, An Interlude"?
5. The narrator asserts in Chapter 18 that "the university apple orchards in Geneva, New York, are to the black market apple trade what Medellin, Columbia, is to" what (212)?
6. About how many people were at the meeting of the Dum Dum Donut Intellectuals that the narrator describes in Chapter 19?
7. What did Foy Cheshire rename The Iceman Cometh?
(a) The Gangsta Cometh.
(b) The White-Man Cometh.
(c) The Dopeman Cometh.
(d) The Ice-tea Cometh.
8. The narrator describes his "usual postcoital position" as "rolled up into a ball like" what, in Chapter 17 (202)?
(a) "A snake ready to strike."
(b) "A catatonic mole unearthed."
(c) "A mouse in a church kitchen."
(d) "A frightened teenage armadillo."
9. What magazine was King Cuz flipping through when the narrator sat next to him at the meeting of the Dum Dum Donut Intellectuals in Chapter 19?
(a) New Yorker magazine.
(b) Lowrider magazine.
(c) People magazine.
(d) Life magazine.
10. The narrator describes Foy Cheshire as defiantly marching to his car as if he were leaving where under siege in Chapter 16?
(a) The Philippines.
(b) South Korea.
(c) North Korea.
11. What word in Chapter 18 is a chiefly South African word that is an insulting and contemptuous term for a black African?
12. When was the movie set for The Ten Commandments buried under the Nipomo Dunes?
13. Who is the student that volunteered to help the narrator castrate a calf on Career Day?
(a) Jean Piaget.
(b) Sheila Clark.
(c) Curtis Baxter.
(d) Susan Silverman.
14. What word from Chapter 15 means cheerful and full of energy?
15. What was the latest of Foy Cheshire's novel adaptations that he passed around at the Dum Dum Donut Intellectuals meeting in Chapter 19?
(a) The Cat and the Cancer.
(b) The Dopeman Cometh.
(c) The Mob Gang.
(d) The Adventures of Tom Soarer.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who are the three powerful and famous African-Americans that appeared at the meeting of the Dum Dum Donut Intellectuals in Chapter 19?
2. Where is the long-lost city of Dollersheim located?
3. Who is the only white teacher at the middle school where the narrator demonstrated castrating a calf?
4. How does the narrator refer to Hominy as he accompanied him in driving around town in Chapter 20?
5. What verb in Chapter 19 means to dispute the truth, validity, or honesty of a statement or thing?
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