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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. Why does elderly Jacob become annoyed when Rosemary wakes him?
(a) Rosemary opens the blinds without asking his permission.
(b) Rosemary is rude in her method to wake him.
(c) Rosemary has awakened him too late.
(d) Rosemary has awakened him too early.

2. What kind of train does Jacob jump?
(a) A coal train.
(b) A freight train.
(c) A circus train.
(d) A passenger train.

3. Who does the bath water found for Jacob belong to?
(a) Earl.
(b) Kinko.
(c) August.
(d) Camel.

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

5. Why does Jacob go to Marlena and August's car in Chapter 7?
(a) Jacob wants to see Marlena again.
(b) Jacob wants to give August and Marlena an update on the sick horse.
(c) Jacob is to have dinner with Marlena and August.
(d) Jacob wants to apologize to August.

Short Answer Questions

1. How many children does Jacob have?

2. Where does Jacob go when he hears the music change?

3. How does Jacob react to the nurse's response to his complaint?

4. What does Jacob promise to do for Marlena in Chapter 7?

5. Why does Jacob help Marlena with her horse?

Short Essay Questions

1. Why does Jacob lose his appetite?

2. What ruins Jacob's one joy in the center?

3. What is jake? Why does Camel drink it?

4. Who comes to Jacob's defense? Why?

5. What does Jacob witness when he goes in search of Marlena?

6. Why is Marlena angry with August the following day?

7. With whom does Jacob have dinner the following night?

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

9. What purchase has Uncle Al made from the bankrupted circus that causes him a great deal of excitement?

10. What attacks Jacob later that night?

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