Wasted: A Memoir of Anorexia and Bulimia Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Why does Marya keep trying to develop her eating disorders?
(a) They give her control over her body.
(b) They are the cool thing to have at school.
(c) They make her feel like she is connected to her body.
(d) She wants to do what her friends do.

2. What does the introduction to the story show?
(a) Anorexia has serious consequences.
(b) Eating disorders are not real disorders.
(c) Eating disorders are easily managed.
(d) Most people have an eating disorder.

3. To Marya, what goes hand and hand with being rich or wealthy?
(a) Being thin.
(b) Being Beauitful.
(c) Having fun.
(d) Being healthy.

4. What happens during Marya's pregnancy?
(a) She holds the baby until she is 6 months.
(b) Her body aborts her baby.
(c) She becomes very sick.
(d) Her father beats her causing her to loose the baby.

5. While in this location, who watches Marya?
(a) A private nurse.
(b) A group of doctors and nurses.
(c) The staff.
(d) No one.

6. What is her current weight?
(a) 135 pounds.
(b) 115 pounds.
(c) 150 pounds.
(d) 105 pounds.

7. To keep up appearances of normalcy, what do Marya's parents do?
(a) Send Marya to boarding school.
(b) Let Marya run the show.
(c) Control Marya with all their rules.
(d) Stretch the boundaries of their idea of normal.

8. Where else does Marya go to for her disorders?
(a) Midwest Teen clinic.
(b) Chicago's Eating Disorder Clinic.
(c) Teen-Age Medical Services (TAMS) clinic.
(d) Alcoholics Anonymous.

9. What does Marya's visit to Methodist Hospital foreshadow?
(a) She will be checked in again.
(b) She will kill herself.
(c) She will never recover.
(d) Her life will end.

10. Anorexics believe that they can live ______.
(a) Without their bodies.
(b) Without the consent of others.
(c) In their bodies.
(d) With full control.

11. What happens when Jane and Marya meet?
(a) Marya thinks that Jane is having a stroke.
(b) Marya becomes happier.
(c) Marya becomes scared.
(d) Marya believes Jane is having a heart attack.

12. How old was Mayra when she became bulimic?
(a) 15.
(b) 9.
(c) 13.
(d) 21.

13. After moving to Minnesota, what does Marya often use to calm her nerves?
(a) She tries to pray to calm herslef.
(b) Spends time with her grandmother.
(c) She gets massages.
(d) She takes her mother's medication.

14. How do Marya's parents see her?
(a) A troubled girl.
(b) As a woman.
(c) As a misfit.
(d) As a little girl, not a woman.

15. What does Marya have to live with everyday?
(a) How she will react to her past.
(b) Her mistakes.
(c) What she did to her body in the past.
(d) Her soul.

Short Answer Questions

1. To Marya, bulimia represents _________.

2. How did Mayra's parents use Mayra?

3. What tone is the Interlude written in?

4. Before she leaves for winter break, what is Marya eating?

5. During her ninth grade year, Marya's bulimia and drug use combine to cause what?

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