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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does Vera initially want from Arturo?
(a) She wants him to go drinking with her
(b) She wants him to buy her a drink
(c) She wants him to join her at the Columbia
(d) She wants him to leave Camilla

2. With his novel published, Arturo's life has:
(a) Improved considerably
(b) Gotten lonelier
(c) Gone downhill
(d) Become less interesting

3. When Arturo cries about Vera's misfortune, he:
(a) Considers getting her to counseling
(b) Wonders what he can do to ease her pain
(c) Decides to introduce her to Camilla
(d) Quickly reverts back to thinking of his own problems

4. When Vera appears in Arturo's room for the first time, he momentarily wants to:
(a) Hug her
(b) Beat her
(c) Laugh
(d) Kick her out

5. Camilla's apartment is:
(a) Dirty and untidy
(b) Sparkling and organized
(c) Beautifully decorated
(d) Dark and mysterious

6. Arturo's next story will be based on:
(a) Camilla
(b) Hellfrick
(c) Vera
(d) Sammy

7. The priest Arturo sees has an objection to the passage in Arturo's story dealing with:
(a) The Liturgy
(b) The Catechism
(c) The Rosary
(d) The Holy Sacrament

8. Why does Arturo leave Camilla to return to Los Angeles?
(a) To check out of his hotel room
(b) To see if she can make it alone
(c) To buy new furnishings
(d) To pick up his mail

9. Camilla is institutionalized in:
(a) State prison
(b) A tuberculosis ward
(c) A mental hospital
(d) An addiction clinic

10. How does the author tell us that Vera is an older woman?
(a) She is dressed in old fashioned clothes
(b) She is weak and unstable
(c) Her years of experience betray her age
(d) He mentions the odor of aging

11. Arturo tries to make a life for himself and Camilla by:
(a) Asking her to marry him again
(b) Being tolerant of her habits
(c) Taking her in and feeding her
(d) Finding a house on Laguna Beach

12. Seeing Camilla's apartment after the earthquake, Arturo:
(a) Wails with regret
(b) Calls the firemen to the building
(c) Goes in and tries to find Vera
(d) Assumes she has died

13. Arturo decides to be nicer to Sammy because he realizes:
(a) He will miss Sammy when he's gone
(b) Sammy has been nice to him
(c) Living is hard enough
(d) He and Sammy have been friends a long time

14. Arturo discovers that Camilla has a:
(a) Marijuana habit
(b) A cocaine habit
(c) A propensity for heroine
(d) An addiction to alcohol

15. Arturo expresses his love for Camilla by:
(a) Writing a poem about her
(b) Writing her a letter
(c) Including her in his latest novel
(d) Sending her a telegram

Short Answer Questions

1. The escapee, Camilla, asks for money from Arturo through:

2. Finally admitting she is in love with Sammy, Camilla asks Arturo to:

3. What does Arturo listen for on the Marines' broadcast?

4. What does Arturo think about the sailors?

5. Camilla responds to Arturo's request to marry her:

(see the answer keys)

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