|Name: _________________________||Period: ___________________|
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What kind of dead animal does Mr. Jerome describe having found in his mailbox in the past year when he’s speaking to the police detective after the vandalism in Part One?
(a) A turtle
(b) A squirrel
(c) A rabbit
(d) A bird
2. What is one of the few things that the home invaders did not break in the Jerome home, according to Jane in Part One?
3. What is Jane’s favorite color, and the color that her room had been painted prior to the home invasion?
4. How does the narrator describe Buddy’s mother in Part One?
(a) Dirty and addiction-riddled
(b) Fat and slovenly
(c) Slim and elegant
(d) Classless and cold
5. How long ago does the narrator say Buddy got his driver’s license in Part One?
(a) 2 years ago
(b) 1 year ago
(c) 6 weeks ago
(d) 7 months ago
Short Answer Questions
1. To what city do Artie’s parents take him to see a doctor when his night terrors begin in Part One?
2. When the death of the school bully that the Avenger killed is reported in the paper, it is noted that the weapon was stolen from whose apartment a month earlier?
3. Marty’s suede flight jacket is said to be worth how much money in Part One?
4. From whom had the Avenger stolen the weapon that he uses to murder the school bully in Part One?
5. What is the name of the Avenger’s mother in the novel?
Short Essay Questions
1. At what time do the home invaders depart the Jerome home in the beginning of Part One? What damage is left in their wake?
2. What leads the Avenger to murdering his grandfather? How does he kill him?
3. How did Harry Flowers obtain the key to the Jerome household, as revealed in Part Two?
4. How does the Avenger cover up the murder of Vaughn Masterson?
5. Describe the character of Buddy Walker in Part One. What makes Buddy a “likeable” character in the novel?
6. What information does Mr. Jerome relate to his family regarding the arrest of one of the home invaders in Part One?
7. What is the first example of a character “falling down” in the novel?
8. How and why does the Avenger go about killing Vaughn Masterson?
9. How does Jane discover Buddy’s drinking in Part Two? How does she address the issue?
10. How is Buddy Walker’s descent into alcoholism described in Part One? What led Buddy to begin drinking?
This section contains 857 words
(approx. 3 pages at 300 words per page)