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

Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. While Camilla is staying with Arturo, his writing is:
(a) Being neglected
(b) Becoming disorganized
(c) Going well
(d) Going downhill

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

4. Hellfrick helps Arturo:
(a) Figure out his next novel
(b) Decide not to drink alcohol
(c) Learn how to steal money for food
(d) Identify his moral boundaries

5. When Arturo returns to Camilla's with a nightgown and reading material:
(a) Unlocks the door and goes back to bed
(b) Accepts the gifts and locks him out
(c) Shrieks and alarms her neighbors
(d) Invites him in seductively

6. After writing his attack on the Catholic church, Arturo:
(a) Sends it to the Pope
(b) Mails it to his mother
(c) Mails it to his childhood priest
(d) Disposes of it

7. What does Vera offer to do for Arturo when they become intimate?
(a) She offers to sleep in the living room
(b) She offers to get them a drink
(c) She offers to be Camilla
(d) She offers to drive him home

8. Arturo finds Camilla in his closet:
(a) Smoking marijuana
(b) Drinking milk
(c) Asleep
(d) Crying for help

9. What is Vera's primary problem?
(a) She is overly confident
(b) She has sexual problems
(c) She is lonely
(d) She is unpleasant looking

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

11. After sending his telegram, Arturo tries to:
(a) Sit down and write a new novel
(b) Contact Camilla by telephone
(c) Retrieve it before it is delivered
(d) Discuss it with Mr. Hellfrick

12. Hellfrick wants to borrow money from Arturo, this time for:
(a) Meat
(b) Milk
(c) Gin
(d) Cigarettes

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

14. Why does Arturo tell wild stories of his great heroism after the earthquake?
(a) To impress people with his religious faith
(b) To get some attention from those who were not there
(c) To create humor in a bad situation
(d) To soothe his deep fear of earthquakes

15. After some champagne, Arturo's attitude toward the prostitutes is that:
(a) He becomes lifelong friends with them
(b) He loves them for their misery
(c) He feels they are uglier than before
(d) He is repulsed by their nationalities

Short Answer Questions

1. Sammy is terminally ill with:

2. Arturo expresses his love for Camilla by:

3. Arturo decides to be nicer to Sammy because he realizes:

4. What does Arturo take from Camilla's car?

5. Because Arturo is now rejecting her, Camilla thinks he:

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