“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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 4. 
    At first, Charlie thinks of Joe and Frank as his 
    • A. 

      Responsibility.

    • B. 

      Enemies.

    • C. 

      Family.

    • D. 

      Friends.

  • 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

  • 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. 
  • 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.