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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Which phrase best describes Alice's religious views?
(a) Alice is somewhere between uninterested and hostile when it comes to religion.
(b) Alice is outspoken about her views on the importance of attending church as a family.
(c) Alice converts to Catholicism as an adult.
(d) Alice is a devout Jew who raises her children with traditional religious values.
2. What is the name of the club where Alice sometimes has lunch with her friend Wally Popolizio?
(a) The New York Health and Fitness Club.
(b) The New York Bridge Club.
(c) Italian-American Club.
(d) Tiro e Segno.
3. Alice serves on the board of what organization for children with cancer and other illnesses?
(c) Connecticut Woods.
(d) The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp.
4. Where does Calvin and Alice have a summer home?
(a) Nova Scotia.
(b) Long Island.
(d) Greenwich Village.
5. What is one of Alice's pet peeves?
(a) Traveling to foreign countries.
(b) Spending money on clothes.
(c) Getting speeding tickets.
(d) Cigarette companies that give young people the impression that smoking is cool.
6. According to Calvin, when is Alice at her "bossiest"?
(a) When she tells her daughters that smoking is not an option for them to consider.
(b) When she renovates her house.
(c) When she tells Calvin that his work on a book is not acceptable.
(d) When she is at work.
7. In chapter six, what does a carpenter named Frank tell Alice during her home renovation project?
(a) I underestimate the amount of money this project costs you.
(b) Sooner or later, we're all going to leave, and this is going to be your place.
(c) I broke the banister.
(d) It's going to be worth the trouble. Your children grow up here.
8. Why does Alice buy a fur coat?
(a) To wear to a fashion show.
(b) To wear during the cold Nova Scotia winters.
(c) To wear during the cold New York City winters.
(d) To wear on a trip to Alaska.
9. According to Calvin, what is the definition of an intellectual?
(a) Someone who knows how to translate heuristics.
(b) Someone who knows the definition of holistic. Someone who translates fluently from the Toltec.
(c) Someone who knows the definition of holistic.
(d) Someone whose instinct is to analyze anything that happens and try to make some sense of it.
10. In chapter five, Trillin states that he once gives a speech at the annual dinner for which organization?
(a) Yale University.
(b) Yale-Newhaven Hospital.
(c) The Yale Westchester Alumni Association.
(d) Yale Senior Society.
11. What does Calvin's father do for a living?
(a) He is an accountant.
(b) He is a broker.
(c) He is a grocer.
(d) He is a banker.
12. What point is Alice trying to make when she says that someone "doesn't have a very nice life"?
(a) People who "don't have a very nice life" are obscenely rich.
(b) People who "don't have a very nice life" are obscenely rich.
(c) People who "don't have a very nice life" are financially well off, but physically ill people who "don't have a very nice life" ware not as attractive as she.
(d) People who "don't have a very nice life" are not as lucky as Alice and Calvin.
13. Where does Alice once work?
(a) Random House.
(b) Ford Modeling Agency.
(c) Columbia-Presbyterian Hospital
14. In chapter five, an article on what subject in the Times enraged Alice?
(b) A cigarette smoking lounge.
(d) A cigarette smoking ban.
15. What is the name of the City College program in which Alice teaches under-prepared students?
Short Answer Questions
1. What is one of the most negative words that Alice uses to describe a person?
2. Of the following, which one is an accurate statement of Calvin's views?
3. What is the Alice Tax?
4. Which woman serve as a personal and professional mentor to Alice?
5. When Calvin and Alice fid themselves in a hotel room that is not as they expect, what do they do?
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