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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 does August provide for himself, Marlena, and Jacob before dinner?
(a) Formal attire.
(b) Expensive whiskey.
(c) Expensive gifts.
(d) Rare chocolates.

2. What draws Jacob to the window?
(a) The sight of something large and red.
(b) A tapping sound on the window.
(c) A group of residents gathered at the window.
(d) A nurse calls him over.

3. What does Uncle Al announce to the circus crew and performers?
(a) They are adding a new act.
(b) They are going bankrupt.
(c) They are going to be making cutbacks.
(d) They are moving on sooner than expected.

4. Why does Jacob take a train home?
(a) Jacob has been kicked out of school for poor grades.
(b) Jacob has been kicked out of school for disciplinary reasons.
(c) His parents were killed in a car crash.
(d) His parents can no longer afford his tuition.

5. What does Rosemary help Jacob do next?
(a) Rosemary helps Jacob take a shower.
(b) Rosemary helps Jacob out of bed.
(c) Rosemary helps Jacob trim his toenails.
(d) Rosemary helps Jacob brush his hair.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who is Camel, the man Jacob meets on the train?

2. What has changed between Chapter 1 and Chapter 2?

3. Who does Camel attempt to speak to on Jacob's behalf?

4. Why does Camel drink jake?

5. Why does young Jacob meet with August in the beginning of Chapter 6?

Short Essay Questions

1. What does elderly Jacob spend his day doing?

2. What warning does Jacob receive that something might happen during the show that night?

3. Who is Jacob's roommate? What is the source of tension between these two?

4. What does Jacob complain to the nurse about?

5. What does Camel promise Jacob?

6. What does Jacob see outside the center's window?

7. What treat does Rosemary sneak onto Jacob's breakfast tray?

8. What have Jacob's parents left to him?

9. What is the significance of Stars and Stripes Forever in the circus?

10. How does Jacob get a job working security for the cooch show that night?

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