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Frank McCourt
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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 book did Corporal Dunphy lend Frank?
(a) A World I Never Made.
(b) Lonely for the Future.
(c) The Young Manhood of Studs Lonigan.
(d) On Irish themes.

2. What was Rappaport reading when Frank and the other men returned from laundry duty?
(a) Stars and Stripes.
(b) Saturday Evening Post.
(c) Time.
(d) Parade.

3. What job could Frank have had in Limerick?
(a) Railroad worker.
(b) Postman.
(c) Telegraph deliveryman.
(d) Dock worker.

4. Which author did Frank's boss at the Biltmore say wrote about the Palm Court and the Biltmore clock?
(a) Flannery O'Connor.
(b) John Steinbeck.
(c) Scott Fitzgerald.
(d) Sinclair Lewis.

5. What were the worst days of the week for Frank when he worked at the Biltmore?
(a) Thursday and Friday.
(b) Wednesday and Thursday.
(c) Saturday and Sunday.
(d) Sunday and Monday.

Short Answer Questions

1. Where was Frank shipped after his basic training?

2. In what country did Frank end up being assigned to the canine corps?

3. What was the name of Frank's dog in Ireland?

4. What was the name of the professor who taught Frank's History of Education in America class?

5. What color flowers did a girl have on her dress in a refugee camp that Frank and the other men visited after taking laundry to be done?

Short Essay Questions

1. Why was Di Angelo confined to barracks the weekend that Frank lost his three-day pass?

2. What did a man behind the bar tell Frank when he came into Costello's for a drink?

3. What happened to Uncle Pa's lungs?

4. What did the doctor tell Frank caused his bad eyes and what treatment did the doctor recommend?

5. Why did Horace and Frank almost die in a fumigation room?

6. What happened when Frank took lemon meringue pie and ginger ale to watch Hamlet at a playhouse?

7. How did Frank get the grease off his fatigues after he had KP duty?

8. How was Frank able to stay in the hospital after his eyes healed?

9. How did Frank learn to type the company reports quickly?

10. How did Frank get his first job in New York City?

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