Infinite Jest by kanyewesteros

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Quiz Description

David Foster Wallace's masterwork. The book with the footnotes. The book you need at least three bookmarks to read. The book people plan their summers around. The book I've read twice and still don't totally understand how it ends. Here's a quiz about it.

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Questions:

Most of the action in Infinite Jest takes place at Enfield Academy or Ennet House. What are those two institutions?

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Youth Tennis Academy; Alcohol and Drug Recovery House

Orin, the oldest brother of the three Incandenzas, is a punter in the National Football League. What team does he play for?

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Arizona (then called Phoenix) Cardinals

The scene in which a group of students plays a tennis-based game called Eschaton inspired the music video for what Decemberists song?

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Calamity Song

What does the term "eschaton" usually refer to?

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The end of the world

The music video from Question 3 was directed by what man, the creator of Parks and Recreation sometimes known (when criticizing baseball announcers) as Ken Tremendous?

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Michael Schur

Remy Marathe is a (quadruple) agent for what fictional Quebecois Separatist Group?

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Les Assassins en Fauteuils Roulants (AFR) - Wheelchair Assassins (edited at 12:17 pm, November 25, 2016 (EST))

David Foster Wallace was in the middle of writing a book about people working for the IRS when he tragically committed suicide. What is the name of that book, which was published unfinished in 2011?

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The Pale King

Jason Segel plays David Foster Wallace in the 2015 movie The End of the Tour. What was the first and last name of Segel's character on the CBS series How I Met Your Mother?

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Marshall Eriksen

What is the name of Hal Incandenza's best friend, a talented but rather degenerate mathematician/lobber from the poor suburb of Allston?

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Michael Pemulis

The phrase "Infinite Jest" comes from Hamlet's famous speech while holding Yorick's skull. Yorick, according to Hamlet, was a man of "infinite jest" and what other three-word description?

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Most Excellent Fancy

What is the name of the very large and very talented female tennis player who is the source of the only remotely romantic experience in Mario Incandenza's life thus far?

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(USS) Millicent Kent

Orin Incandenza (and some others) refer to Joelle van Dyne by the acronym PGOAT. What does PGOAT stand for?

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(The) Prettiest Girl Of All Time