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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 is Tod Friendly's car perched against when the narrator sees the policeman put Tod in his car?
(a) A building.
(b) A fire hydrant.
(c) A boulder.
(d) Another car.
2. What color is the hospital, regardless of the season?
3. Where does the narrator believe the weather is always good?
(a) Main Street, USA.
(c) New York.
4. How does the narrator feel at the beginning of the book?
(a) Completely paralyzed.
(b) Strong and young.
(c) Old and full of fear.
(d) He has an ankle pain.
5. What does the man in the basement apartment say when John Young says, "You were expecting me, my name is John Young"?
(a) "I've been expecting you."
(b) "Do you have the money?"
(c) "Tod Friendly."
(d) "The weather is getting better, isn't it?"
Short Answer Questions
1. Who is the president of the United States at the beginning of the book?
2. How old is John Young when he sails for Europe?
3. How does the narrator feel about Irene?
4. What day follows October 1 in the narrator's experience?
5. Where does Odilo Unverdorben pass through on his way south at the end of the war?
Short Essay Questions
1. Describe how the narrator feels about Tod Friendly's work?
2. What does the narrator think about Tod Friendly's dreams and memories?
3. What is the narrator's relationship with Irene?
4. How does John Young's relationship with Irene progress?
5. What do Tod Friendly/John Young/Hamilton de Souza/Odilo Unverdorben's name changes tell us about his character?
6. How does the narrator feel about the change from America to Europe?
7. How does the narrator experience Tod's relationship with food?
8. How does the narrator understand language?
9. Can the reader sympathize with the narrator's sense of horror at John Young's work?
10. What habits does Tod Friendly pick up over the course of the first chapter?
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