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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 do the Asians insist the Bulgarian do when he is cornered?
(a) Come with them to the embassy.
(b) Return their possessions.
(c) Call the police.
(d) Commit hara-kiri.
2. What does the narrator like to do but not do?
(a) Read magazines but not buy them.
(b) Taste new foods but not pay for them.
(c) Open packages that are not for him.
(d) Listen to the preachers but not believe.
3. What does Thomas use to sell insurances policies?
(b) Fears and love.
(c) Death as a long happiness.
(d) Reactions to others.
4. Why does Nelson say that average men are not really men?
(a) They believe in the word of God.
(b) They cannot be broken by the weight.
(c) They feel pain, and pain changes views.
(d) They run away rather than facing adversaries.
5. Why does Leon rush back to the breakfast room?
(a) To find his wife.
(b) To gather together all the Americans.
(c) To talk to the Asians and encourage them to check their rooms.
(d) To see what the Buglarian will do next.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Jones denies kept Charles and Jones from being friends?
2. What is Paul's means of redeeming family?
3. What does Louis keep thinking of as he attends the dinner?
4. What is Ruth waiting for an opening to tell Harold?
5. Where does the narrator believe is the safest possible place?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Paul do after months of silence at the mental hospital?
2. What does the group of storytellers who Ginny joined consider themselves and what happens to change this?
3. When Mrs. Richards bets a woman is fattening Louis up for the fry, about what does Louis think?
4. What does Leon say that causes her to call her husband a bigot?
5. What are the Foster's doing because it was recommended and because they are tired of tourism?
6. What does Jed Jones say happened after he heard the shots?
7. Why does the editor feel obliged to impose order on the piece of writing in front of him?
8. What does Harold's wife, Ruth, demand he do and if he doesn't follow through, what does she say will happen?
9. Where does this story take place?
10. What does the narrator say that he is enough of a realist to accept?
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