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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. When Camilla and Arturo go to visit Sammy, Camilla becomes:
(a) Protective
(b) Subservient
(c) Withdrawn
(d) Dangerous

2. One indication that everything has changed for Arturo is:
(a) Camilla is gone again
(b) He has gotten rid of the marijuana
(c) He has decided to live on the beach
(d) He has to take a different room at the Alta Loma

3. Arturo spends the night sleeping outside because:
(a) He is waiting to see Camilla
(b) He is tired f sleeping in his own apartment
(c) He is covinced Los Angeles is going to be destroyed
(d) It is too hot to sleep in his apartment

4. What does Arturo take from Camilla's car?
(a) Her driver's license
(b) Her wet clothes
(c) Her waitress's apron
(d) Her hat

5. Arturo knows he will go to visit Vera. What does he think she will help him with?
(a) He learn to be more relaxed around women
(b) He will learn all of the tricks she knows about gambling
(c) He will learn to better hold his alcohol
(d) He will learn to behave more passionately toward Camilla

6. Camilla's puppy, Willie, provides her with a sense of:
(a) Agitation and restlessness
(b) Comfort and joy
(c) Ways to stay busy
(d) A sense of purpose

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

8. What does Arturo think about the sailors?
(a) That they are young and foolish
(b) That they live dangerous lives
(c) That they drink far too much
(d) That even they have what he cannot have

9. When Arturo and Camilla go to the shooting gallery, she:
(a) Is attracted to others at the gallery
(b) Wishes Arturo would be more generous
(c) Is disgusted that Arturo cannot shoot well
(d) Is unhappy with her own performance

10. What does Arturo listen for on the Marines' broadcast?
(a) He tries to determine whether the quake has ended
(b) He listens for Camilla's name as one of the deceased
(c) He tries to learn if the earthquake has destroyed LA
(d) He listens for news of traffic to LA

11. 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) He mentions the odor of aging
(d) Her years of experience betray her age

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

13. What refreshment does Vera bring to Arturo?
(a) Soda
(b) Water
(c) Gin
(d) Warm milk

14. Arturo's novel will be published, but Camilla is now:
(a) Ill with tuberculosis
(b) Going her own way
(c) In a deep state of depression
(d) Employed by a hotel

15. When Arturo does something nice, he is often:
(a) Angry at himself
(b) Headed for another religious breakthrough
(c) Self-congratulatory
(d) Temporarily humbled

Short Answer Questions

1. Arturo's responds to Vera's disfigured skin by:

2. What does Arturo observe the group of Protestants doing after the earthquake?

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

4. What has changed for Arturo emotionally in this chapter?

5. Sammy is terminally ill with:

(see the answer keys)

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