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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Whom does Margie want to release from the pain of his life?
2. How does Ethan feel when he hears what Marullo said about him?
3. Where do Ethan and Mary go for their holiday together?
(a) Martha's Vineyard.
4. Whose light does Ethan think is still burning even though they are dead?
(a) His mother.
(b) His grandfather.
(c) Mr. Marullo.
5. What does Ethan dream Allen becomes after celebrating his prize?
(a) A writer.
(b) An atheist.
(c) A politician.
(d) An actor.
6. What does Ethan take with him on July 1st?
(a) His gun.
(b) A Bible.
(c) The talisman.
(d) A picture.
7. What does Ethan take with him on his walk after Allen's party?
(a) His grandfather's cane.
(b) His gun.
(c) A picture of his father's ship.
(d) The talisman.
8. Why does Margie think her alimony money is about to stop?
(a) She is getting too old.
(b) She is making too much money.
(c) The allotted time is almost out.
(d) Her ex-husband had a stroke.
9. Who used to speak magic words to Ethan?
(b) His mother.
(c) His grandfather.
10. Why does Ethan refuse to run for town manager?
(a) It would be a conflict of interest.
(b) He does not have the money.
(c) Politicians are manipulated.
(d) The role is meaningless.
11. Why can't Mary relax while on vacation?
(a) She wants to check on her inheritance.
(b) She wants to have her fortune read.
(c) She wants to spread the news.
(d) She wants to visit the store.
12. What does Allen say he wants to do for a living after winning the contest?
(a) Enter contests.
(b) Work in television.
(c) Teach at a college.
(d) Write screen plays.
13. What place did Allen win in the essay contest?
(d) Honorable Mention.
14. Where does Ethan dream of going while he is in his special place at the end of the book?
(b) Margie's house.
(d) The bottom of the ocean.
15. What interrupts Allen's rock music?
(a) Ellen's country music.
(b) An advertisement.
(c) A special announcement.
(d) A power outage.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who notices that the talisman is missing?
2. Which of the following men has Margie never been with?
3. What does Baker say about Danny's death that makes Ethan angry?
4. Where has Marullo been feeling pain?
5. How much money does Marullo give Ethan when he offers to let him take a vacation?
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