Chapter 1: High School and Robson's Suicide
1. What does the narrator describe being tossed into a wet sink, causing it to steam in the opening of Chapter 1?
(a) A hot
(b) A hot iron.
(c) A hot knife.
(d) A hot frying pan.
2. What is the river that runs upstream lit by, according to the narrator in Chapter 1?
3. The narrator points out in Chapter 1 that "what you end up remembering isn't always" what (10)?
(a) "What happened."
(b) "The truth."
(c) "The same as what you have witnessed."
(d) "What others end up remembering."
4. The narrator questions in Chapter 1 whether there is "anything more plausible than" what (11)?
(a) "A memory."
(b) "A second hand."
(c) "A raised voice."
(d) "A philosophical query."
5. The narrator suggests in Chapter 1 that "it takes only the smallest pleasure or pain to teach us" what (11)?
(a) "What life is about."
(b) "How to love."
(c) "Time's maleability."
6. What set Adrian Finn apart from the other boys, according to the narrator in Chapter 1?
(a) He was mentally disabled.
(b) He was physically disabled.
(c) He was new to the school.
(d) He came from a two-parent home.
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