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

Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. Where did Homer work before he came to California?
(a) A hotel
(b) A school
(c) A factory
(d) A power plant

3. What is unusual about the chimney?
(a) It is crooked
(b) It wraps around the house
(c) It is make of fake rocks
(d) It is much taller than necessary

4. What is the only way Homer can stop thinking about Faye?
(a) Sleep
(b) Get drunk
(c) Move back home
(d) Date a new woman

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

6. Where does Claude take Tod after the party?
(a) The movie studio
(b) A poker game
(c) Audrey Jenning's house
(d) A cock fight

7. What does Harry ask Homer?
(a) If Homer would take in boarders
(b) If he wants to buy copper polish
(c) Where he buys his clothes
(d) If he wants to go to the movies

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

9. How does Harry supplement his income?
(a) Modeling
(b) Doing kids' parties
(c) Selling door-to-door
(d) Delivering newspapers

10. Who is Joan Schwartzen?
(a) Claude's sister
(b) The Estees' neighbor
(c) Claude's mistress
(d) A friend of Mrs. Estee's

11. What does Tod do after work?
(a) Does his laundry
(b) Reads
(c) Watches TV
(d) Takes a nap

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

13. What is Homer's fear when he takes a nap?
(a) He will have nightmares
(b) He will snore too loud
(c) He will have a recurring dream
(d) He might not wake up

14. Where does Homer spend most of his time?
(a) The dog track
(b) The museum
(c) The movies
(d) His patio

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Tod think Abe is when he first sees him?

2. What is Tod watching as the story begins?

3. What does Faye's new boyfriend bring to the apartment?

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

5. What does Homer drop in the woman's lap?

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