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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapters 7-8.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. In chapter two, what fact about Dick Francis and his wife does Calvin share with the reader?
(a) Francis' wife is a frequent character in her husband's books.
(b) Francis and his wife meet at a magazine party.
(c) Francis relies on his wife to help him produce his books.
(d) Francis is serious, and his wife never stops trying to impress him.
2. Which woman serve as a personal and professional mentor to Alice?
(a) Annie Navasky.
(b) Mina Shaughnessy.
(c) Maggie Smith.
(d) Jane Maher.
3. In Calvin's second poem in chapter three, he likens Alice to which of the following?
(a) A fast driver.
(b) A dietitian in sensible shoes.
(c) A lass from Generation X.
(d) A World War II nurse.
4. What is the headline in the magazine article in which Alice is featured as a model at the age of thirty-five?
(a) The beauty and the brain.
(b) College instructor, mother and wife.
(c) The picture of health.
(d) About Alice.
5. When Calvin and Alice fid themselves in a hotel room that is not as they expect, what do they do?
(a) They check out and immediately go home.
(b) They make the best of it.
(c) They move to another hotel.
(d) They complain to hotel management.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where does Calvin and Alice have a summer home?
2. What does Mina do to cheer herself up, and to lift the spirits of those around her?
3. According to Trillin, Alice always says what about parents?
4. Where does Calvin and Alice purchase their first home?
5. Of the following, which one is an accurate statement of Calvin's views?
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