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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Why does Mrs. Levy not want Trixie to retire?
(a) She is a family friend.
(b) The company would fail without her.
(c) She is too young.
(d) It will kill her.

2. How much money does the building owner want for repairs?
(a) $1,020
(b) $765
(c) $2000
(d) $550

3. Who does Ignatius say he fell prey to in the Night of Joy bar?
(a) A nympo and a Fascist
(b) A B-girl and a Nazi
(c) A drug dealer and a pimp
(d) A pimp and a whore

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

5. On what street is Night of Joy situated?
(a) Hesky Avenue
(b) Bourbon Street
(c) Cadbury's Street
(d) Wall Street

6. How does Ignatius calm himself down after an argument with George?
(a) Goes to the toilet
(b) Eats a hotdog
(c) Takes deep breathes
(d) Cries

7. What is Mryna's surname?
(a) Phillips
(b) Fredo
(c) Onegin
(d) Minkoff

8. What does Darlene want to do at the bar?
(a) Cook food
(b) Serve breakfast
(c) Opena children's play area
(d) Dance

9. Who does Jones want to look like?
(a) Men in Life magazine
(b) Eddie Murphy
(c) Mohamed Ali
(d) Abraham Lincoln

10. How much is Ignatius bar tab?
(a) $12
(b) $20
(c) $15
(d) $8

11. Who does Jones see being beaten up?
(a) Ignatuis
(b) A woman in a suit
(c) A man wearing a green hat
(d) A man with a red beard

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

13. What is the name of the bar the Reillys enter?
(a) The Lipo Junction
(b) The Joy Boy Bar
(c) The Night of Joy Bar
(d) The Night of the Iguana

14. Who does Claude meet in the precinct?
(a) Jones
(b) Smith
(c) Franklin
(d) Hicks

15. What prevents Ignatius from reaching the lower drawers?
(a) His misbehaving valve
(b) His arthitis
(c) His bad back
(d) His headache?

Short Answer Questions

1. Who wrote The Consolation of Philosophy?

2. What is Igantius afraid he will contract if he interferes with the rat?

3. Why does Ignatius think the building's owner is hoping someone would crash into it?

4. Why does Jones think the old woman thinks he wants to rape her?

5. What does Mrs. Levy think is the only thing about which Gus cares?

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