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

Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. How does Arturo try to help Vera?
(a) He shares about his own loneliness with her
(b) He tells her it will all be over soon
(c) He asks her to dance with him
(d) He gives her drink after drink

3. To ease his hurt feelings, Arturo pays to:
(a) See a cheap movie
(b) Eat meat with Hellfrick
(c) Be driven around town
(d) Dance with a blonde

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

5. Sammy is terminally ill with:
(a) Tuberculosis
(b) Lung cancer
(c) Alcoholism
(d) A brain tumor

6. 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 drive him home
(c) She offers to be Camilla
(d) She offers to get them a drink

7. 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

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

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

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

11. In this chapter, Arturo may have realized that:
(a) Having a car may be more trouble than it's worth
(b) Camilla is his one, lifelong true love
(c) It is much better living farther away from Hellfrick
(d) Success in his career is not what makes him ultimately happy

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

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

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

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

Short Answer Questions

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

2. Why does Arturo leave Camilla to return to Los Angeles?

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

4. Arturo's next story will be based on:

5. What does Arturo think about the sailors?

(see the answer keys)

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