Dorothy Parker: What Fresh Hell Is This? Test | Final Test - Easy

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How old was Dorothy when she took the teaching job?
(a) Almost 72.
(b) Almost 75.
(c) Almost 70.
(d) Over 70.

2. What was Robinson attacked by?
(a) Another small dog.
(b) A large dog.
(c) A pack of larger dogs.
(d) A snake.

3. How many times was Valencia bombed while Dorothy and Alan were in Spain?
(a) Four.
(b) Two.
(c) Ten.
(d) Three.

4. What happened across the country in 1933?
(a) The stock market crashed.
(b) Socialist ideas were widespread.
(c) World War I ended.
(d) Prohibition was repealed.

5. What was considered risque behavior that Dorothy and Alan participated in?
(a) They got tattoos.
(b) They were living in sin.
(c) They had an open marriage.
(d) They got piercings.

6. Who died in 1945 that was close to Dorothy?
(a) Her sister Helen.
(b) Robert Benchley.
(c) Her brother Bert.
(d) Robert Sherwood.

7. What did Dorothy's ideas change about?
(a) Death and aging.
(b) Death and immortality.
(c) Aging and relationships.
(d) Marriage and family.

8. Dorothy and Alan did something shocking three months after she returned from Mexico. What was that?
(a) They returned to California.
(b) They returned to Mexico.
(c) They sold the house in Pennsylvania.
(d) They remarried.

9. Who did Dorothy get involved with in 1948?
(a) Rosser Lynn Evans.
(b) F. Scott Fitzgerald.
(c) Irving Lazar.
(d) Dalton Trumbo.

10. Where was Alan stationed after being shipped overseas?
(a) Spain.
(b) Paris.
(c) London.
(d) Italy.

11. On what day did Dorothy pass away?
(a) June 6th.
(b) June 17th.
(c) June 7th.
(d) June 21st.

12. What job did Alan scheme to get for Dorothy?
(a) Professor of Written Arts at California State Colelge.
(b) English Professor at University of California.
(c) English Professor at California State College.
(d) Professor of Written Arts at University of California.

13. How many columns did Dorothy end up writing for Esquire?
(a) 46.
(b) 12.
(c) 53.
(d) 52.

14. How long was Dorothy's obituary in the New York Times?
(a) Ten pages.
(b) Twenty paragraphs.
(c) Two pages.
(d) Two paragraphs.

15. Dorothy donated money to several causes during 1936. What about donating the money never occurred to her?
(a) File the donations on her taxes.
(b) Follow up with the groups.
(c) Do research on the causes.
(d) Ask questions about the origins of the groups or how the money was spent.

Short Answer Questions

1. What changed Dorothy's plans?

2. Who did Dorothy meet at the National Institute of Arts and Letters banquet?

3. What did Dorothy and Alan apply for instead of working?

4. Who did Dorothy meet in the winter of 1936 that caused her grief?

5. Why did most of the writers from the East Coast end up in Hollywood?

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