A Visit from the Goon Squad Test | Final Test - Hard

Jennifer Egan
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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who is sent to look for Sasha?

2. How many guests attended the ill-fated party?

3. Jules signs on to be a ____.

4. "_____ of the Season" is one of the subtitles.

5. Who is the author's mother?

Short Essay Questions

1. Where does Ted's interest lie while he is in Europe?

2. How does Sasha explain her past to Rob?

3. Give an example of the material included in the Power Point slide titled "In My Room."

4. Who is Robert Freeman?

5. Who is Bosco? Why is the washed up musician important to Steph and Bennie?

6. Explain the scene at Lizzie's apartment.

7. What is the purpose of Ted Hollander's trip to Italy?

8. What is the first disaster encountered by Dolly in this new job?

9. What are Bosco's plans?

10. Give an example of the material included in the Power Point slide titled "After Lincoln's Game."

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Bennie eventually opens his own record label, Sow's Ear Records, in New York. Bennie's first big break comes with a band he signs. The Conduits go multi-platinum and Bennie's career takes off. Examine the rise and fall of Sow's Ear Records. What does it take to start a record company? How did the industry change from the time Bennie started the business until the time he was fired? How did Bennie return to his roots?

Essay Topic 2

Describe the relationship between Sasha and Bennie. Are they close? Is there anything unusual about their relationship? How might Bennie's confession affect the relationship? Why do you think Sasha stays on at Sow's Ear? What might happen to the Bennie if Sasha left? How will it affect the relationship?

Essay Topic 3

Write a short memoir that might have been written by Bennie Salazar. What types of things would Bennie be most proud of in his career and personal lives? What other types of professional work might Bennie have done? Would the memoir include details of his relationships with his superstars, lovers, childhood friends? How might Bennie describe how he felt before, during and after his stint at Sow's Ear Records?

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