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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 was the character Wimpy known for in old cartoons?
(a) Running in circles.
(b) Flying kites.
(c) Eating hamburgers.
(d) Being forgetful.
2. Where do we find the narrator at the beginning of Story 7?
3. Why did Howie quit high school?
(a) To work and support his aging parents.
(b) He never liked school.
(c) He was failing.
(d) To get married.
4. Where must the narrator and his friends rent prom clothes from?
(a) Julie Bee's Formal Suits & Gowns.
(b) Al Swank's Formalwear.
(c) Gizelle's Swanky Threads.
(d) Anthony's Fancy Clothes.
5. The narrator and his date accompany another couple to the prom on a double-date. Who is the other couple?
(a) Schwartz and Clara.
(b) Josephine and Arnold.
(c) Flick and Fiona.
(d) Daphne and Lyle.
Short Answer Questions
1. When the narrator goes to Pulaski's grocery store on an errand for Mother, he talks to Howie, who used to do what?
2. The narrator, as an adult, owns some fine furniture and has a what?
3. How does the narrator invite the girl of his dreams on a date?
4. What is the biggest event of the narrator's junior year in high school?
5. In the community, who is Maxwell Bigelow, Daphne's father?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does the narrator feel after looking through his box of childhood treasures?
2. Describe Daphne's and the narrator's date.
3. What happens to the adult narrator's fire chief hat?
4. What conflict exists for the narrator regarding the night of the party that he's invited to by Josephine?
5. Why do the narrator and his friends parade back and forth in front of the Cosnowskis' house?
6. Describe Daphne Bigelow, the girl of the narrator's dreams.
7. How does the narrator's family react when he says that he's asked Daphne Bigelow out on a date?
8. How does the narrator's date with Josephine end?
9. How does the narrator's date with Daphne end?
10. Why does the narrator grow more and more uncomfortable at the party with Josephine?
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