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

Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. What does Tod think when he sees Mary Dove?
(a) That Mary is even prettier than Faye
(b) That maybe Faye works at Mrs. Jenning's
(c) That Mary is not as pretty as Faye
(d) That he has to talk to Faye tomorrow

3. What disease did Homer get?
(a) Mesothelioma
(b) Cancer
(c) Pneumonia
(d) Diabetes

4. What type of architecture is the norm in California?
(a) Split-level
(b) Spanish
(c) Ranch
(d) Tudor

5. Who is Tod Hackett?
(a) A doctor
(b) An artist
(c) A teacher
(d) A waiter

6. Which artists is Tod interested in now?
(a) Pollock and Picasso
(b) Goya and Daumier
(c) Monet and Manet
(d) Renoir and Gauguin

7. What is the scene in one of the bedroom paintings?
(a) A lighthouse in Maine
(b) A Texas prairie
(c) A snowy Connecticut farmhouse
(d) The Badlands

8. What does Homer see in the woman's hotel room?
(a) The woman is dead in her bed
(b) The room is deserted
(c) The woman is having a party with friends
(d) She is dressed in a man's robe and sobbing

9. Where is Tod viewing this scene?
(a) A museum
(b) A Hollywood sound stage
(c) A Broadway stage
(d) A school play

10. Who is giving the party Tod leaves for?
(a) Claude Estee
(b) Amanda Greenway
(c) Abe Kusich
(d) Faye Greener

11. What happens in the days after Harry and Faye meet Homer?
(a) Homer cannot stop thinking about Faye
(b) Homer moves back east
(c) Homer finds a job
(d) Homer loses his money while gambling

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

13. Who is Harry Greener?
(a) Faye's brother
(b) Faye's uncle
(c) Faye's father
(d) Faye's grandfather

14. What does Homer think of Homer's sales pitch?
(a) He is too aggressive
(b) He is too much of a clown
(c) He is insincere
(d) He is too reticent

15. What does Tod not like in the landscape he sees on his way home?
(a) The dirty kids
(b) The broken down cars
(c) The ugly houses
(d) The scruffy landscaping

Short Answer Questions

1. Why does Homer hate this moment waiting for the bath?

2. What task does Homer recall about working at the hotel?

3. Where does Homer put the alarm clock?

4. What does Homer do for Harry and Faye?

5. Who is Faye's new boyfriend?

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