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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does Lily advise Oscar about the play?
(a) Have someone read it who can understand it.
(b) Burn it.
(c) Send it to a director and have it made into a movie.
(d) Produce a production of it on Broadway.

2. In the next scene, Thomas intends to ignore what?
(a) His fear of battle.
(b) His summons from the draft board.
(c) His mother's cries.
(d) His desire to return home.

3. Kiester serves notice of intent to examine Oscar in Los Angeles and demands what?
(a) His play.
(b) His presence.
(c) Copies of any evidence.
(d) Time to organize a defense team.

4. Why are Harry and Christina Lutz waiting for Oscar?
(a) He is at work.
(b) He is in a meeting.
(c) He is to return from physical therapy.
(d) He is at the dentist's office.

5. How does Christina respond when Harry cites the 1983 Carson v. Here's Johnny Portable Toilets?
(a) She laughs hysterically.
(b) She wishes Harry would find another career.
(c) She lashes out about a federal judge's time being consumed by such frivolity.
(d) She hopes Harry can have such an easy case.

6. Why does Christina believe Trish could hardly seek an abortion in the hospital?
(a) The hospital is very dirty.
(b) She perennially helps finance it and is currently suing it for fetal endangerment.
(c) The clinic was closer to her home.
(d) Hospitals are expensive.

7. Basie says a newspaper report has raised hopes in Oscar's case, provided what?
(a) Oscar can find Kiester's rejection letter.
(b) Oscar pays him a large sum before the hearings begin.
(c) Oscar files suit.
(d) Oscar trusts him.

8. Harry warns of the risk and cost of contesting what?
(a) Lack of Capacity.
(b) Insanity.
(c) Guilty.
(d) No Fault.

9. In a complaint filed with U.S. District Court, SD, New York, September 30, 1990, Oscar L. Crease, Plaintiff vs. Erebus Entertainment, Inc., Ben B. F. Leva, Constantine Kiester a/k/a Jonathan Livingston (Siegal), and others, Defendants, alleges on or about July 1, 1977, plaintiff submits an original play entitled "Once at Antietam" to Kiester, then a television producer; Kiester returns said play with a note, saying what?
(a) It is a beautiful play, but he is not interested.
(b) He wants to use it as inspiration for movie.
(c) It is spooky.
(d) It is unsuitable for television.

10. Who is Thomas?
(a) He is the director of the Civil War movie.
(b) He is the hero and a born aristocrat in his thirties, dressed in a rumbled field uniform, bearing a battle scar that is evident but not disfiguring.
(c) He is the Crease's next door neighbor.
(d) He is a figment of Oscar's imagination.

11. What has John Israel done?
(a) Run away.
(b) Freed the other slaves.
(c) Shot himself.
(d) Talked back to Thomas.

12. How does Christina irritate Oscar, when talking about the scene?
(a) By calling the scene "boring."
(b) By calling the scene "in need of tweaking."
(c) By calling the scene "spooky."
(d) By calling the scene "charming."

13. What does this travel north end for Thomas?
(a) His life.
(b) His desire to return to the south.
(c) His dream of a life in public office.
(d) His relationship with his family.

14. How many causes of action does the plaintiff claim he has sustained?
(a) Ten.
(b) Two.
(c) Three.
(d) Four.

15. Using only the newspapers of the day, what is Oscar showing?
(a) His father will never care about him, unless he becomes famous with his play.
(b) The movie is an exact making of his play.
(c) His play is worthy of being made into a film.
(d) The blossoming of greed and corruption that will create modern America.

Short Answer Questions

1. William longs to fight in the war, which Thomas says what?

2. Why does Basie explain the complaint must conform to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure?

3. When does the Soldier take Thomas' $20?

4. When Oscar admits at least one instance of two substitutes fighting and killing one another exists, how does Pai respond?

5. Oscar maintains "when the idea is used in the context of the expression, combined with the expression, then the idea becomes part of the abuse I'm referring to," but denies what?

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