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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What company does Jane Farsih work for?
2. What kind of car is the man driving across the desert?
3. What is the name of Richard's friend?
4. Who does the author call the voice of the Giants?
5. What does Nick stare at after his dream?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Marian say she takes heroin?
2. What does Nick think about meeting Klara after all these years?
3. Who was Albert Bronzini?
4. How does Nick know Klara Sax?
5. What does Sims say happened to Donnie Moore?
6. In what way are the men in the bar Nick and Sims go to all hair?
7. Why does Nick's wife like Nick's mother?
8. Why does Nick have his mother's surname instead of his father's?
9. How does Jackie Gleason entertain members of the crowd?
10. Why does Hoover appreciate Truman's timing in the announcement of the Soviet bomb?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What decisions do the students think Nick regrets in his life? Choose one of the decisions he regrets and dicuss how his life would have been different if he had taken a different decision?
Essay Topic 2
How does the disappearance of their father effect Nick and Matt? How different would their lives have been if their father stayed?
Essay Topic 3
In what way is Nick typical of New York? How has being from New York shaped his character?
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