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Age of Iron

Age of Iron

  

by J.M. Coetzee

Age of Iron: Homeless Sweet Homeless Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around Age of Iron? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. What does Mrs. Curren find out at the doctor?


That she has cancer
That she’s going to die soon
That she has a perfect bill of health
That tongue depressors are not really complimentary
Q. What does Mrs. Curren ask Vercueil to do for her?


Help her clean her house
Recommend some nice restaurants in the area
Mow her lawn
Deliver mail
Q. Who comes to live with Mrs. Curren?


Her mother
Her housekeeper
Her good friend and ex-lover
About 50,000 ants
Q. With whom does Bheki’s friend get in a fight?


Whomever was responsible for deciding to spell Becky that way
Mrs. Curren
Vercueil
Florence
Q. How does Bheki’s friend injure himself?


In a fight with one of his fellow students
By jumping off the roof of a church into some bushes
By riding his bicycle into a truck
By covering his entire body with poisonous snakes, but man was it worth the $100,000
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