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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Because Arturo is now rejecting her, Camilla thinks he:
(a) Is a homosexual
(b) Has lost his mind
(c) Has another girlfriend
(d) Is in love with Sammy

2. Arturo's responds to Vera's disfigured skin by:
(a) Telling her she is still lovely
(b) Leaving the room
(c) Offering her another drink
(d) Advising her to get surgery

3. Sammy tells Arturo that:
(a) He is being too nice to Camilla
(b) He had better be nice to Camilla
(c) Camilla is very nice to him
(d) Camilla is not a nice girl

4. Whose poetry does Vera quote to Arturo?
(a) Emerson
(b) Frost
(c) Keats
(d) Millay

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

6. What is it about Vera that lingers in the room?
(a) Her sense of hope
(b) Her negativity
(c) Her scent
(d) Her sadness

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

8. What is the event that ends Arturo's friendship with Hellfrick?
(a) Hellfrick's drinking has finally become too much
(b) He can no longer stand Hellfrick borrowing money
(c) Hellfrick does not share his meal with Arturo
(d) He is appalled by Hellfrick's killing a calf

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

10. What does Vera think of Arturo's writing?
(a) She has not read it
(b) It is mediocre
(c) It is no good
(d) It is brilliant

11. The escapee, Camilla, asks for money from Arturo through:
(a) Letters from various post offices
(b) Midnight phone calls
(c) Telegrams using an alias
(d) Notes slipped under his door

12. Arturo calls Camilla a cheap imitation of:
(a) A Mexican
(b) A friend
(c) A woman
(d) An American

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

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

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

Short Answer Questions

1. How does the author tell us that Vera is an older woman?

2. When Arturo cries about Vera's misfortune, he:

3. What seems to dampen Arturo's newly refreshed religious faith?

4. After writing his attack on the Catholic church, Arturo:

5. With his novel published, Arturo's life has:

(see the answer keys)

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