The Happy Man

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  • 1. 
    What type of writing is The Happy Man?
    • A. 

      Expository

    • B. 

      Narrative

    • C. 

      Persuasive

    • D. 

      Compare & contrast

  • 2. 
    When the man woke up this morning why was it so different from the rest?
    • A. 

      He began the day with ease

    • B. 

      He could not get out of bed

    • C. 

      He had a hangover

    • D. 

      He had a headache

  • 3. 
    What does the old man say to his master after him asking if he was a happy person?
    • A. 

      You are happy most of the time with exceptions

    • B. 

      You are nice to people that you need and ignore the rest

    • C. 

      You exert yourself beyond human endurance and often get angry

    • D. 

      You are often angry but happy in the early morning

  • 4. 
    When the protagonist encountered his rival, how was his attitude towards him? What was the rivals reaction?
    • A. 

      Hostile, he was bitter as well

    • B. 

      Positive; he did not have the same attitude he did

    • C. 

      Hostile; he was actually nice to him

    • D. 

      Positive; surprised at first then accepting

  • 5. 
    Where did the protagonist greatest grief come from?
    • A. 

      His job that he despises so much

    • B. 

      The rival that always does better than him

    • C. 

      The fact that his son is staying in Canada

    • D. 

      His uncomfortable bed

  • 6. 
    How did he explain his happiness?
    • A. 

      Very happy

    • B. 

      Happy beyond comprehension

    • C. 

      He wasn't actually happy

    • D. 

      As happy as a child

  • 7. 
    Which of the following was not a way that he described happiness?
    • A. 

      Rich and touchable

    • B. 

      Firm like absolute power

    • C. 

      Free as the air

    • D. 

      Cold like winter

  • 8. 
    Why did the protagonist of the story go to the doctor?
    • A. 

      He had a bump on his leg

    • B. 

      He was confused and didn't know the truth

    • C. 

      His head was hurting

    • D. 

      He felt happy beyond control

  • 9. 
    What did the first doctor tell him when he said something was wrong with him?
    • A. 

      That you are in perfect health

    • B. 

      You took to many pills

    • C. 

      You still have laughing gas in your system from surgery

    • D. 

      You have cancer

  • 10. 
    How did the last doctor solve the mans laughing problem?
    • A. 

      By giving him medicine

    • B. 

      By saying he had a problem the man became satisfied and unhappy

    • C. 

      By telling him to do something bad

    • D. 

      By telling him to take a cold shower

  • 11. 
    What is happiness? How does a persons personality affect their actions? Explain the doctors solution to the mans laughing problem.