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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What happens to Harry during his sales pitch?
(a) He begins to sweat profusely
(b) He has chest pains and gasps for air
(c) He faints
(d) He forgets the words

2. Who does Tod like to see in the building?
(a) Faye Greener
(b) Elsa Peretti
(c) Amanda Greenway
(d) Alison Greenson

3. What does the little man carry?
(a) A Blackberry
(b) A megaphone
(c) A laptop
(d) A clipboard

4. What is it about Claude's appearance that gives away his profession?
(a) His facial expressions
(b) His physique
(c) His impeccable clothes
(d) His hairstyle

5. Where does Tod spend time with the answer to #62?
(a) The race track
(b) Mrs. Jenning's house
(c) The studio
(d) Faye's apartment

6. What is Claude's profession?
(a) Postal worker
(b) Professor
(c) Lawyer
(d) Screenwriter

7. What does Claude offer Tod?
(a) A place to live
(b) A canape
(c) A job
(d) A drink

8. Where does Homer put the alarm clock?
(a) On the dresser
(b) On the night stand
(c) On the window sill
(d) Near his ear

9. Where does Mrs. Jenning take Claude and Tod?
(a) A poker room
(b) A video room
(c) A smoking room
(d) A screening room

10. What was Harry's dream?
(a) Marry a wealthy widow
(b) Start his own church
(c) Buy a Starbucks franchise
(d) Make it big in Hollywood

11. Why does Faye tell Tod she cannot love him?
(a) He is from the East
(b) He is too old for her
(c) He is neither good-looking nor wealthy
(d) He is not old enough for her

12. What does Tod think Abe is when he first sees him?
(a) A minister
(b) A used car salesman
(c) A pile of laundry
(d) A traveling salesman

13. Where does Claude want to take Tod after the party?
(a) Another party
(b) A movie
(c) A sporting house
(d) A strip club

14. Of what material is the building made?
(a) stucco
(b) wood
(c) brick
(d) aluminum

15. Who is the note from?
(a) Abe Kusich
(b) Alicia Greenway
(c) Elsa Peretti
(d) Faye Greener

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Tod want to do with the people he meets?

2. How long has Tod been in Hollywood?

3. Where is Tod viewing this scene?

4. What is Homer's fear when he takes a nap?

5. What is unusual about Faye's boyfriend's behavior?

(see the answer keys)

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