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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 kind of car is the Texas Highway Killer driving in the tape?
(a) A Citroen.
(b) A Plymouth.
(c) A Dodge.
(d) A Rover.
2. What is the name of the Jackie Gleason program Nick's mother likes to watch?
(a) I Love Lucy.
(b) Friendly Neighbors.
(c) The Honeymooners.
(d) The Moonies.
3. What does Nick stare at after his dream?
(a) His son.
(b) The baseball.
(c) His wife.
(d) The TV.
4. What is the name of the Giant's manager?
(a) Leo Durocher.
(b) Bill Waterson.
(c) Dieter Bruegel.
(d) Russ Hodges.
5. Who does Marian meet for lunch in chapter two?
(a) Jackie Gleason.
(c) Brian Glassic.
(d) Peter Sellars.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who does Nick want to read about in Time Magazine?
2. What does Brian want to talk about instead of baseball?
3. What has Marvin hired people to examine in order to find out what happened to the baseball?
4. How does Nick daughter's life change in this section?
5. Which of the following subjects do Richard and his friend talk about?
Short Essay Questions
1. How are Nick and Klara's lives different?
2. Who was the Texas Highway Killer?
3. What do we find out about Nick's past in this section?
4. What do people in Phoenix think about Nick's roots?
5. Why does Nick think his mother should move to Phoenix?
6. Why is Nick upset with Marian before he leaves for work?
7. How does Marian react to Nick's fling with Donna?
8. How do Matt and Nick's views on their father differ?
9. How does Jackie Gleason entertain members of the crowd?
10. Who does Nick say Brian believes he is?
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