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

Multiple Choice Questions

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

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

3. What does Claude look like his profession should be?
(a) A postal clerk
(b) A teacher
(c) A salesman
(d) A body builder

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

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

6. How are the bedrooms decorated?
(a) New England style
(b) Shabby chic style
(c) Florida style
(d) Texas style

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

8. What is Joan's profession?
(a) An actress
(b) A lawyer
(c) A caterer
(d) A tennis champ

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

10. Whose accent and mannerisms does Tod mimic?
(a) A New England fisherman
(b) A Civil War colonel
(c) A British commander
(d) A hillbilly

11. To what does Tod resign himself as far as Faye is concerned?
(a) Ignore her
(b) Worship her from afar
(c) Forget her
(d) Make her love him

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

13. How long has Tod been in Hollywood?
(a) Not quite three months
(b) Not quite three days
(c) Not quite three years
(d) Not quite three weeks

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

15. Where does Tod live?
(a) A townhouse
(b) A room in a three-story house
(c) A hotel
(d) An inn

Short Answer Questions

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

2. What good quality does Faye tell Tod he has?

3. Who does Tod begin to keep company with?

4. What type of house does Claude Estee have?

5. How are the main sections of the house decorated?

(see the answer keys)

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