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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 opens a package that he receives as an adult, what is the first item he pulls out?
(a) His old stamp collection.
(b) Flaming Flamingo.
(c) A photo album.
(d) Brownie Bear.

2. What conflict does the narrator face between the girl next door and basketball?
(a) Her boyfriend is on the narrator's basketball team.
(b) She wants to watch him play basketball, but he's no good.
(c) He's attending a party with her on the night of a big basketball game.
(d) He loves basketball, but she has an irrational fear of basketball courts.

3. Where do we find the narrator at the beginning of Story 7?
(a) Manhattan.
(b) Chicago.
(c) Boston.
(d) Baltimore.

4. In his daydreams, the narrator envisions himself impressing his lady friend with what dance?
(a) Lindy.
(b) Polka.
(c) Tango.
(d) Waltz.

5. What is the name of the family that moves next door to the Shepherds long after the Bumpuses move out?
(a) Cosnowski.
(b) Zacharzewski.
(c) Obodzinski.
(d) Kozlowski.

Short Answer Questions

1. How does the narrator invite the girl of his dreams on a date?

2. Who does the narrator finally invite to the prom?

3. How does the narrator get to the Bigelow family's neighborhood?

4. What is the name of the Bigelow family's chauffeur?

5. As the narrator waters the lawn and ponders his prom fate, how does he distract himself?

Short Essay Questions

1. When the narrator asks Daphne out on a date, and she agrees, what daydreams go through his mind?

2. How does the narrator prepare for his date with Josephine?

3. What conflict exists for the narrator regarding the night of the party that he's invited to by Josephine?

4. Describe the narrator's first major encounter with Josephine.

5. What does the narrator compare the prom to?

6. Describe how the narrator prepares for his date with Daphne.

7. How does the narrator get his fire chief hat back?

8. Why do the narrator and his friends parade back and forth in front of the Cosnowskis' house?

9. Why doesn't the narrator ask Daphne Bigelow to the prom?

10. What is the Wimpy Doll?

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