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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 has made Marlena angry with August in Chapter 9?
(a) August hit Marlena for a percieved hurt.
(b) August fed her horse to the big cats.
(c) August called Marlena an unkind name.
(d) August fired Jacob.

2. How does Rosemary react to Jacob's anger over the blinds?
(a) She calls the doctor to increase his medication.
(b) She calls another nurse to deal with his attitude.
(c) She leaves and re-enters the room as though she has just arrived.
(d) She yells at Jacob for acting so rude.

3. What punishment does August give Jacob?
(a) August forces Jacob to leave the train.
(b) August tells Jacob to polish his boots.
(c) August forces Jacob to muck out the animal stalls.
(d) August makes Jacob feed the big cats causing him to be bitten by a toothless lion.

4. Where does Jacob find Marlena?
(a) In the menagerie tent
(b) In the big top
(c) In town
(d) On the train

5. What does the doctor prescribe for Jacob after his outburst at dinner?
(a) An antipsychotic pill.
(b) Time with a counselor.
(c) A pill to help with memory disorders.
(d) An antidepressant pill that Jacob does not want.

Short Answer Questions

1. What draws Jacob to the window?

2. What makes Jacob angry after this person wakes him?

3. Who is August, the man Marlena is speaking to in the prologue?

4. Who is kind to Jacob despite his foul mood at dinner?

5. What animal is Jacob to examine the following morning?

Short Essay Questions

1. What news does Jacob receive in the days before his final exams?

2. What does Uncle Al think of Jacob when he interviews him?

3. Why does Jacob become angry with Rosemary, one of his nurses at the assisted-living center?

4. Where does Jacob go after walking out on his final exams?

5. Why does August not have time to secure food for the animals?

6. What is the emergency that causes the band to play Stars and Stripes Forever?

7. For how long has Jacob kept this secret?

8. What job does Jacob take on the first morning when the train stops?

9. What does the doctor prescribe for Jacob?

10. What does Marlena ask Jacob about her horse?

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