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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What did the studios give to Dorothy and Alan that suit them perfectly?
(a) Scripts that no one else could make work.
(b) Scripts that were considered inappropriate.
(c) Scripts that required no work.
(d) Scripts that were doomed to fail.

2. How old did Dorothy turn in 1933?
(a) 45.
(b) 30.
(c) 50.
(d) 40.

3. Where was the job with Elitch Gardens located that Alan was offered?
(a) California.
(b) Denver.
(c) New York.
(d) Pennsylvania.

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

5. Where do Dorothy and Alan move to in California?
(a) Norma Road.
(b) Norma Place.
(c) Beverly Hills.
(d) Chino Hills.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who was Dorothy's personal hero?

2. Where was Alan stationed after being shipped overseas?

3. What skill did Alan possess that Dorothy did not?

4. Who did Dorothy want to differentiate herself with?

5. What project was started, but was never finished?

Short Essay Questions

1. What cause did Dorothy focus her efforts on and how?

2. Dorothy involved her time and money in several "causes." What causes did she get involved in and what did society think about her involvement?

3. What events led to the marriage between Dorothy and Alan?

4. What about Dorothy and Alan's reconciliation was significant?

5. What about Norma Place was strange to Dorothy? How did it make her uncomfortable?

6. Dorothy was advised to write a will, though her assets were modest. Who did Dorothy leave her estate to? What all did her estate include?

7. What did John Garrett do that effected Dorothy in such profound way? How did his actions effect Dorothy?

8. After Dorothy's second miscarriage, how did she cope?

9. In 1967, Marcella Cisney proposed to Dorothy the production of "A Dorothy Parker Portfolio", Dorothy gave her full support. How did this production give Dorothy the last say in her life?

10. While in Europe, Dorothy interviewed Ernest Hemingway after "A Farewell to Arms" was published. During the interview, Hemingway was very restrictive of the questions she was allowed to ask. What did his restrictions cause Dorothy to do? Why did Hemingway make the restrictions?

(see the answer keys)

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