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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What story does Mike read to Kyra?
(a) Goldilocks and the Three Bears.
2. Who is the fry cook at the Village Cafe?
(a) Mack Strawser.
(b) Buddy Jellison.
(c) Jerry McMahon.
(d) Eddie Brewster.
3. Why does Mike visit Jo's studio in Chapter 11?
(a) To look for her diary.
(b) To view her artwork.
(c) To find the plastic owls.
(d) To locate some CDs.
4. What does Mike do when he heads to the beach and is overcome with emotion?
(a) Returns to the house.
(b) Dives into the water.
(c) Sits and cries.
(d) Lies flat on the ground.
5. What words does Mike hear recorded on the dictation machine?
(a) Kyra, Kia.
(b) Lovely Johanna.
(c) Oh, Mike.
(d) Killer Mike.
6. How long has Johanna been dead when Mike returns to Sara Laughs?
(a) 2 years.
(b) 6 weeks.
(c) 3 months.
(d) 4 years.
7. Mattie tells Mike that she had seen Jo at the ball diamond wearing a blouse with a pattern of _________________.
(a) Black diamonds.
(b) Blue roses.
(c) Green sea shells.
(d) Red polka dots.
8. What type of flowers does Mike see in his dream and also in a photo taken by Bill Dean?
9. What does Mike type on a fresh piece of paper in the typewriter?
(a) Sara is no longer laughing.
(b) I miss you, Jo.
(c) Nothing but a go round.
(d) Chapter One.
10. Mike's book, "The Red Shirt Man", came about when he saw a man working as a ____________________.
(d) Window washer.
11. What is Mike's last name?
12. Who is Johanna's favorite brother?
13. What ritual does Mike do after the completion of his novel?
(a) Takes a vacation.
(b) Sleeps for days.
(c) Buys a new car.
(d) Drinks champagne.
14. What does Mike demand regarding payment for the novel?
(a) Double the contract amount.
(b) Double the advance amount.
(c) A surcharge on the advance.
(d) He doesn't make any special demands.
15. What had Johanna always done for Mike's novels?
(a) Sent them to the publisher.
(b) Gave them a title.
(c) Proofread them.
(d) Typed in the last line.
Short Answer Questions
1. From what does Mike suffer in Chapter 3?
2. What became Sara Tidwell's married name?
3. What is Harold's profession?
4. What item of his does Mike find in Jo's studio?
5. What superstitious habit did Mike and Johanna have when he finished a book?
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