“flowers For Algernon” - Part One Quiz

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Flowers of Algernon


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  • 1. 

    Charlie uses the TV the doctors gave him to 

    • A.

      Watch late shows.

    • B.

      Learn while he sleeps.

    • C.

      Change his sleeping patterns.

    • D.

      Amuse himself when he feels bored.

    Correct Answer
    B. Learn while he sleeps.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "learn while he sleeps." This implies that Charlie uses the TV to acquire knowledge or information while he is asleep. This could be possible through the use of educational or instructional programs that are designed to be played while someone is sleeping.

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  • 2. 

    One of the main reasons Charlie is chosen for the experiment has to do with his 

    • A.

      Motivation.

    • B.

      Brain formation.

    • C.

      Family background.

    • D.

      Excellent performance on tests.

    Correct Answer
    A. Motivation.
    Explanation
    Charlie is chosen for the experiment because of his motivation. This implies that Charlie has a strong desire and willingness to participate and engage in the experiment. Motivation is an important factor as it indicates that Charlie is likely to be committed, dedicated, and enthusiastic about the experiment, which can contribute to the success of the study.

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  • 3. 

    Joe and Frank get Charlie drunk in order to 

    • A.

      Take his money.

    • B.

      Shock Miss Kinnian.

    • C.

      Make fun of him.

    • D.

      Make him feel as though he belongs.

    Correct Answer
    D. Make him feel as though he belongs.
    Explanation
    Joe and Frank get Charlie drunk in order to make him feel as though he belongs. This suggests that Charlie may have been feeling left out or excluded from their group, and they believe that getting him drunk will help him feel more accepted and part of the group.

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  • 4. 

    At first, Charlie thinks of Joe and Frank as his 

    • A.

      Responsibility.

    • B.

      Enemies.

    • C.

      Family.

    • D.

      Friends.

    Correct Answer
    A. Responsibility.
    Explanation
    Charlie thinks of Joe and Frank as his responsibility because he feels accountable for their well-being and actions. He likely believes that he has a duty to take care of them and ensure their safety and success. This suggests that Charlie sees himself as responsible for their welfare and is willing to take on the role of looking out for them.

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  • 5. 

    Charlie’s doctors make him take the TATs.  For what do the initials stand?

    • A.

      Tactile Acceleration Test

    • B.

      Transitional Aptitude Test

    • C.

      Thematic Apperception Test

    • D.

      Thematic Apperception Test

    Correct Answer
    C. Thematic Apperception Test
    Explanation
    The initials TAT stand for "Thematic Apperception Test." This test is a projective psychological assessment tool that involves presenting individuals with a series of ambiguous pictures and asking them to create a story based on each picture. The purpose of the TAT is to gain insight into a person's thoughts, feelings, and motivations by analyzing the themes, conflicts, and emotions they project onto the pictures. It is commonly used in clinical and research settings to assess personality traits, psychological functioning, and interpersonal dynamics.

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  • 6. 

    Part II: Short Response: (13 points) Answer the following questions in 2-3 well constructed, grammatically correct sentences.  You will receive no credit, even if your answer is correct if you do not answer in complete sentences.   1.      Charlie’s coworkers use the phrase pulling a Charlie.  What does this suggest about their feelings towards Charlie?  Are they his friends?  Why or why not?  Explain.

  • 7. 

    2.      Why is it so important to Charlie that he is finally able to beat Algernon in the maze game?

  • 8. 

    3.      Why does Charlie get a “sick” feeling inside of him?  What might this suggest about his level of intelligence?

  • 9. 

    4.      Besides beating Algernon in the maze game, discuss 2 additional pieces of evidence that       Charlie’s intelligence is improving. 

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