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

Multiple Choice Questions

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

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

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

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

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

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

7. Arturo's initial response to Camilla's request is to:
(a) Ignore her and go back to his novel
(b) Write a nice goodbye letter to Sammy
(c) Throw her out of his apartment
(d) Write a scathing, hurtful letter to Sammy

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

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

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

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

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

13. What seems to dampen Arturo's newly refreshed religious faith?
(a) Camilla knocks on his window
(b) His fear over the earthquake subsides
(c) His need for money is greater than his need for God
(d) He is determined to become famous

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

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Vera initially want from Arturo?

2. Camilla's apartment is:

3. What does Vera think of Arturo's writing?

4. What is the event that ends Arturo's friendship with Hellfrick?

5. When Sammy goes to see Camilla, he realizes:

(see the answer keys)

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