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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What is the term used for a Bokononist poem?
(a) "Psalm."
(b) "Calypso."
(c) "Epoch."
(d) "Calandra."

2. What is Chapter 12's title?
(a) "Secret Agent X-9."
(b) "Vice-president in Charge of Volcanoes."
(c) "A Tentative Tangling of Tendrils."
(d) "End of the World Delight."

3. How old was Newt Hoenikker when the atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima?
(a) 6.
(b) 13.
(c) 9.
(d) 4.

4. How old was Angela when her father died?
(a) 34.
(b) 16.
(c) 29.
(d) 25.

5. Where does Newt's sister live, according to his letter in Chapter 5?
(a) Indianapolis, Indiana.
(b) Cleveland, Ohio.
(c) Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
(d) Montrose, California.

6. How many siblings does Bokonon have?
(a) 5.
(b) 2.
(c) 4.
(d) 3.

7. What is the title of Chapter 10?
(a) "A Tentative Tangling of Tendrils."
(b) "End of the World Delight."
(c) "Vice-president in Charge of Volcanoes."
(d) "Secret Agent X-9."

8. Who is the poet that John let stay in his apartment while he was in Ilium in Chapter 36?
(a) Lyman Enders Knowles.
(b) Sherman Krebbs.
(c) George Minor Moakely.
(d) Marvin Holderness.

9. What is the name of the tombstone establishment where John goes with the cab driver in Chapter 31?
(a) Avram Breed and Sons.
(b) Enders and Knowles.
(c) Moakley and Sons.
(d) Anderson and Bracknell.

10. What college is Newt Hoenikker attending when the narrator writes to him in Chapter 4?
(a) New York University.
(b) Princeton University.
(c) Brown University.
(d) Cornell University.

11. How long is the island of San Lorenzo described as in Chapter 38?
(a) 70 miles long.
(b) 50 miles long.
(c) 20 miles long.
(d) 10 miles long.

12. What is the title of Chapter 19?
(a) "Vice-president in Charge of Volcanoes."
(b) "End of the World Delight."
(c) "Secret Agent X-9."
(d) "No More Mud."

13. How much is the long-distance phone bill that the poet left behind in John's apartment in Chapter 36?
(a) $500.
(b) $1,000.
(c) $300.
(d) $200.

14. What is the title of Chapter 4?
(a) "End of the World Delight."
(b) "Protein."
(c) "A Tentative Tangling of Tendrils."
(d) "Vice-president in Charge of Volcanoes."

15. What John describe as the Bokononist word meaning "a sudden, very personal shove in the direction of Bokononism, in the direction of believing that God Almighty knew all about me, after all, that God Almighty had some pretty elaborate plans for me"?
(a) "Kan-kan."
(b) "Vin-dit."
(c) "Wampeter."
(d) "Karass."

Short Answer Questions

1. Where does the narrator describe the Episcopalian woman living in Chapter 3?

2. What is the population of San Lorenzo, according to the newspaper supplement in Chapter 38?

3. What is the title of Chapter 11?

4. What is the name of Dr. Breed's secretary?

5. When was Bokonon born?

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