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

Multiple Choice Questions

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

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

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

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

5. Who is Faye's new boyfriend?
(a) Homer Simpson
(b) Abe Kusich
(c) Claude Estee
(d) Harry Greener

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

7. Where did Tod go to college?
(a) Smith
(b) Yale
(c) Princeton
(d) Harvard

8. What does Tod take to get home?
(a) A taxi
(b) A bike
(c) A bus
(d) A streetcar

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

10. Where did Homer live before he moved to California?
(a) Waukesha, Wisconsin
(b) Waynesville, Ohio
(c) Waynesville, Iowa
(d) Portland, Indiana

11. What is Mrs. Jenning's fee?
(a) $30 for a night
(b) $20 for a night
(c) $10 cover charge
(d) $5 cover charge

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

13. What is Tod watching as the story begins?
(a) A Broadway play
(b) Cowboys and Indians
(c) Marines and sailors
(d) Cavalrymen and infantrymen

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

15. What type of house does Claude Estee have?
(a) Southern Colonial
(b) Townhouse
(c) Tudor house
(d) Ranch house

Short Answer Questions

1. Of what material is the building made?

2. What is Tod's impression of Mrs. Jenning?

3. How long doe Homer sleep?

4. Why did Homer move to California?

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

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