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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. At what time do people start getting depressed?
(a) Eleven o'clock
(b) One o'clock
(c) Midnight
(d) Two o'clock

2. Why is a plongeur's work in vain?
(a) It never stops
(b) It is not needed
(c) It is unappreciated
(d) The pay is low

3. What does the manager say is the secret of a successful restaurant?
(a) Sharp knives
(b) Tender meat
(c) A good chef
(d) Polite waiters

4. Which part of Boris' body is badly hurt?
(a) His back
(b) His leg
(c) His hand
(d) His head

5. Where does the man live who owes Boris money?
(a) Lens
(b) Marseille
(c) Rue Fondary
(d) Coq d'Or

6. What does the landlady tell her tenant not to do?
(a) Yell
(b) Flush the toilet at night
(c) Play music
(d) Squash bugs

7. What kind of people does the charity in Charlie's story feed?
(a) Tramps
(b) Pregnant women
(c) Writers
(d) Foreigners

8. How much money is the narrator living on a day?
(a) 10 francs
(b) 2 francs
(c) 6 francs
(d) 4 franc

9. Where is the tenant squashing bugs?
(a) In the shower
(b) On the wall
(c) In the reception area
(d) On the floor

10. Out of how much money does the doorman cheat the narrator?
(a) 114 francs
(b) 200 francs
(c) 100 francs
(d) 50 francs

11. What does Boris call the man with whom he shares a room?
(a) The Jew
(b) Dave
(c) The slav
(d) The junkie

12. Which is of the following is not likely to be a resident in the neighborhood?
(a) Bricklayers
(b) Students
(c) Lawyers
(d) Stonemasons

13. What does the narrator call the hotel where he works?
(a) Hotel Dirty
(b) Hotel X
(c) Hotel Slavery
(d) Hotel Z

14. What is the narrator berated for having?
(a) A necklace
(b) A vest
(c) A moustache
(d) A beard

15. How much money do Boris and the narrator get for the overcoats?
(a) 60
(b) 30
(c) 70
(d) 50

Short Answer Questions

1. How does the charity worker react when Charlie says Yvonne had twins?

2. In what is Boris covered?

3. How much does the narrator earn per month at the restaurant?

4. At what time in the afternoon does someone get fired?

5. Who are the lowest paid workers at the hotel?

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