A Confederacy of Dunces Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

John Kennedy Toole
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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What is the only thing that Gus Levy is interested in doing?
(a) Womanizing
(b) Sleeping
(c) Making jokes
(d) Attending sporting events

2. What does Miss Trixie like to hoard?
(a) Sandwiches
(b) Sweets
(c) Pencils
(d) Telephone books

3. With what name does Ignatius sign his journal?
(a) Darryl
(b) Frank
(c) Dippy
(d) Jacob

4. What is the only thing Mancuso manages to catch?
(a) A shop lifter
(b) A cold
(c) A stray dog
(d) A trout

5. What does Irene have to do to get Ignatuis to open his bedroom door?
(a) Throw herself down the stairs
(b) Throw herself at his door
(c) Make an egg sandwich
(d) Scream

6. What is the name of the Levy Pants owner?
(a) Sammy Davis
(b) Trixie Levy
(c) Finley Caulder
(d) Gus Levy

7. What does Mrs. Levy think is the only thing about which Gus cares?
(a) Baseball
(b) His job
(c) His sports cars
(d) Money

8. Why does Ignatius think the building's owner is hoping someone would crash into it?
(a) To meet someone
(b) To garner some pity
(c) To collect damages
(d) For some excitement

9. What kind of tree do the Reilly's have outside their house?
(a) A banana tree
(b) A silver birch
(c) An oak tree
(d) A gum tree

10. Of what book does the factory remind Ignatuis?
(a) Heart of Darkness
(b) Crime and Punishment
(c) LA Confidential
(d) The Plague

11. What collapses when the Reillys crash into a building?
(a) A pillar
(b) A wall
(c) A gargolye
(d) A balcony

12. What is the name of the dandy they meet in the bar?
(a) Dorian Greene
(b) Oscar Milde
(c) Dorian Gray
(d) Lordy

13. What kind of lecture does Myrna's poster advertise?
(a) Sex and politics
(b) Fascism and society
(c) Life and living
(d) Love and work

14. Where does Ignatius visit at the beginning of the chapter?
(a) Levy Pants
(b) Paradise Vendors
(c) The factory
(d) Levy Lodge

15. What does Irene say her son has done since leaving college?
(a) Laid in bed
(b) Watched television
(c) Worked in macdonalds
(d) Written a novel

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Jones think would happen to him if he called an officer a Communist?

2. On what street is Night of Joy situated?

3. Who wrote The Consolation of Philosophy?

4. What time does Santa say she will pick up Irene?

5. Who owns Paradise Vendors?

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