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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. When the narrator emerges from the bathroom after preparing for his date with Josie, his face is covered with what?
(a) Acne cream.
(c) Aftershave lotion.
(d) Tissue scraps.
2. What is the name of the Bigelow family's chauffeur?
3. As an adult, the narrator lives in what type of dwelling?
(a) An apartment.
(b) A penthouse.
(c) Low-income housing.
(d) A house.
4. The narrator and his date accompany another couple to the prom on a double-date. Who is the other couple?
(a) Daphne and Lyle.
(b) Flick and Fiona.
(c) Josephine and Arnold.
(d) Schwartz and Clara.
5. In old cartoons, who was Wimpy?
(a) Orphan Annie's uncle.
(b) Betty Boop's boyfriend.
(c) Popeye's sidekick.
(d) Sylvester's friend.
Short Answer Questions
1. How does the Old Man react to the news that the narrator has asked Max Bigelow's daughter out on a date?
2. To the narrator, Daphne Bigelow is what?
3. What conflict does the narrator face between the girl next door and basketball?
4. Where does the new family next door to the Shepherds move from?
5. Where must the narrator and his friends rent prom clothes from?
Short Essay Questions
1. Describe Daphne's and the narrator's date.
2. How does the narrator feel after looking through his box of childhood treasures?
3. Describe the narrator's experience as he waits for Josephine to finish getting ready for their date.
4. What are some of the items the narrator finds in the box of toys his mother sends him when he's an adult?
5. What conflict exists for the narrator regarding the night of the party that he's invited to by Josephine?
6. When the narrator asks Daphne out on a date, and she agrees, what daydreams go through his mind?
7. Describe the narrator's trip to Daphne's house.
8. Describe how the narrator prepares for his date with Daphne.
9. How does the narrator's date with Daphne end?
10. How does the narrator get his fire chief hat back?
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