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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Who does Sulkin think Gardiner actually is?
(a) A leading member of an American elitist faction planning a coup d'etat.
(b) A Republican masquerading as a Democrat to get inside information.
(c) A German spy.
(d) A major leader of the American Communist Party preparing for a revolution.
2. When the President of the United States tries to get information on Chance from EE, what does his secretary report to him?
(a) Mrs. Rand says she knows nothing at all about Mr. Gardiner.
(b) Mr. Gardiner will give an in-depth interview the next day.
(c) Mr. Gardiner cherishes his privacy.
(d) Mrs. Rand tell the President's secretary to leave the family alone for now.
3. What does Ronald Stiegler of Eidolon Books offer to Chance?
(a) A collection of books to read.
(b) An offer to buy the suit he is wearing.
(c) A book deal.
(d) To buy him a garden of his own.
4. What does Chance say to Mrs. Aubrey when she tells him about all of the people who want interviews with him?
(a) He tells her he would rather watch television.
(b) He tells her to set all of them up for the next morning.
(c) He tells her he does not want to meet those people.
(d) He admits to her that he is not comfortable with them.
5. What gets Chance interested in the book Stiegler speaks of?
(a) Stiegler compares publishing to television.
(b) Stiegler compares publishing to a garden.
(c) Stiegler tells Chance that books are like television.
(d) Chance never gets interested in the book.
6. When were Chance's fingerprints checked out?
(a) During the President's meeting with him.
(b) After his appearance on TV.
(c) Before the President's visit to the Rand's home.
(d) After the dinner at the U.N.
7. When Mrs. Aubrey tells Chance that the Wall Street Journal has predicted his appointment to a Financial Corporation Board and they would like a statement from him, what does Chance say?
(a) That he cannot give them anything.
(b) He wants to speak with them now.
(c) They will have to wait.
(d) He would rather be on television again.
8. What is the one thing Grunmann has found out about Chance by snooping on him in New York?
(a) He has no money to his name.
(b) He is in love with EE Rand.
(c) He is preparing to murder Mr. Rand.
(d) All he does in watch TV constantly.
9. Why does Chance believe that the sense of sight is better than the sense of touch?
(a) Reading is done by sight, not touch.
(b) Sight takes in everything at once while touch is limited to one area.
(c) The garden is for looking at, not for touching.
(d) One can determine colors with sight but not with touch.
10. When a man with long gray hair first sits down to speak with Chance, what does Chance understand about what he is saying?
(a) He understands that the man is propositioning him.
(b) He does not understand what the man is talking about.
(c) He believes the man wants to have a laugh with him.
(d) He knows the man is talking about politics.
11. What favor does Mr. Rand ask of Chance when he sees him after the program?
(a) He asks Chance how he'd never heard of him before.
(b) He asks Chance to marry EE after he dies.
(c) He asks Chance to escort EE to a United Nations reception.
(d) He asks Chance if he was nervous during the interview.
12. When Chance tells Stiegler that he can neither read or write, what does Stiegler take this to mean?
(a) He believes Chance is asking for writing assistance and that he has no time to read.
(b) He thinks Chance is making a huge joke and laughs along with it.
(c) He believes Chance is telling the truth and walks away.
(d) He thinks Chance is dyslexic.
13. What was Chance watching on TV when the inspectors arrived?
(a) An old movie from the 1950s.
(b) The landing of the President's helicopter.
(c) The Governor's limousine driving out of Albany.
(d) A detective show.
14. What invitation does EE extend to Chance the morning after Chance's appearance on "This Evening"?
(a) To marry her after she divorces Benjamin.
(b) To go on living with them for a while longer.
(c) To go to a play about the President.
(d) To go to her bedroom.
15. Why does Chance tell Mrs. Aubrey that he does not need a doctor?
(a) He does not feel ill any longer.
(b) His leg is all better.
(c) He is offered an honorary doctor of law degree.
(d) He feels he can take care of himself.
Short Answer Questions
1. What reason does Mr. Rand give the President for not being able to address the Financial Institute?
2. When EE tries to seduce Chance in his bedroom, what is his first reaction?
3. When Chance accepts an invitation to appear on a live TV show, what are his thoughts?
4. What kind of feelings does Chance evoke in EE?
5. How is Chance's TV appearance received by the audience?
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