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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. How many of the seven wanted posters are of blacks?
2. What do the bobbies discuss on the way back to the hotel?
(a) A homesexual rally.
(b) The fact that they'd rather be working at their desks.
(c) The overriding belief that this is a waste of their time.
(d) The surprising frequency of thefts at that hotel.
3. What does the narrator ask the missionaries to tell him without looking in their Bibles?
(a) Where he can find love.
(b) How to keep from committing suicide.
(c) What the note must contain.
(d) What the purpose of life is.
4. What does the narrator like to do but not do?
(a) Taste new foods but not pay for them.
(b) Listen to the preachers but not believe.
(c) Read magazines but not buy them.
(d) Open packages that are not for him.
5. What does Jones denies kept Charles and Jones from being friends?
(b) Social status.
(d) Johnson's rules.
Short Answer Questions
1. How long did Charles work for Johnson?
2. What does Charles ask Johnson that Plinkett witnessed?
3. What does the speaker say that everything has?
4. Why was the narrator's favorite waitress fired?
5. Why is the narrator told he must submit?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Clair talk about during her part of the dinner?
2. Why does the editor feel obliged to impose order on the piece of writing in front of him?
3. What does Harold's wife, Ruth, demand he do and if he doesn't follow through, what does she say will happen?
4. Who is Nelson Reed and what does he become?
5. What does the group of storytellers who Ginny joined consider themselves and what happens to change this?
6. What is the first parable about the narrator shares?
7. What does Jed Jones say happened after he heard the shots?
8. Where does this story take place?
9. Describe the character Clair as seen through Louis's eyes.
10. What makes Eunice wonder about the hotel's breakfast calls?
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