The House of God Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. Why doesn't Roy ask out the Norwegian woman patient who hits on him?

2. Potts speaks of how he is strangely jealous of his brother because his profession is what?

3. Where is Roy eating an oyster at in the beginning of chapter 10?

4. For what occasion do Berry and Roy visit his parents?

5. Who is Dr. Jeff Cohen?

Short Essay Questions

1. How does Roy react when the Fat Man says he knows how scared the interns are?

2. How does Chuck say he got into medical school?

3. What kind of internship is Roy reflecting upon in the beginning of the book?

4. What does Roy tell Leggo is the reason that his boys don't love him?

5. Why did Roy think Berry suspected something was up with him (and possibly someone else) in Chapter 8?

6. Roy makes up a law of his own, a new number ten. What is it?

7. What is the Fat Man's response when Roy asks him why his patients all love him?

8. What does Molly get Roy for Christmas and what does she admit to him? How does Roy feel about this?

9. Why does Roy think that Jo throws herself into her work so vehemently?

10. Explain what "gomers go to ground" means and what it entails.

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Explore the theme of isolation in the novel as it affects at least two of the characters. Use quotations from the book to back up your claims.

Essay Topic 2

A Catch 22 is when one outcome is dependent on another, while the other is dependent on the first one as well. For example, a person needs money to buy a car, but needs a car to get to work tin order to make the money to buy the car. How does the gomer "Harry the Horse" portray behavior that is reminiscent of Catch 22?

Essay Topic 3

What caused such emotion to emerge in Roy that makes him snap out of his apathetic state? Explain why you believe such a small incident could bring about such clarity. Use quotes from the book to tie the moment of clarity in with times Roy felt lost, and compare and contrast.

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