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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Where is Cy when "Babylon in Brooklyn" opens?
(a) On Coney Island.
(b) In Italy.
(c) In England.
(d) In San Francisco.
2. What does Cy offer Nina?
(a) A free tattoo.
(b) An apprenticeship.
(d) A scholarship.
3. Of what does Cy ask confirmation from Grace?
(a) That she will exchange sex for tattoos.
(b) That she wants a full-body tattoo.
(c) That her horse will not have to come inside the parlor.
(d) That she can afford a tattoo.
4. What bounces off Claudia like hail from an ox's rump?
(a) Insults about her husband's ugly features.
(b) Cruelty about her non-female form.
(c) Sexual innuendos.
(d) Praise for her tattoos.
5. Who owns the Varga Oyster Bar?
(a) Arturas and Claudia Overas.
(b) Henry Beausang.
(c) Siamese-twins Mary and Valerie.
(d) Den Jones.
6. What does Cy decide he needs while looking at the design on paper that Grace hands him?
(a) A strong drink.
(b) Advice from Arturas.
(c) Advice from Claudia.
(d) Grace there to explain it.
7. What is a tattooist's paradise and can easily accommodate more artists?
(a) San Francisco.
(b) Coney Island.
8. Who is Malcolm Sedak?
(a) The man who burns Grace with acid.
(b) The man who saves Grace from a man who attacks her.
(c) A man who loses one hundred dollars in a chess game to Grace.
(d) A man who sues Cy for a bad tattoo job.
9. By what is Grace hypnotized?
(a) The sound of the mechanical embroidery.
(b) The sound of the waves rolling on the beach.
(c) The sound of Cy humming a hymn.
(d) The murmer of Cy as he reassures his client.
10. Who is Arturas?
(a) An acrobat.
(b) A cart man.
(c) A stevedore.
(d) The best tattoo artist in New York.
11. What happens as Grace lies in the hospital?
(a) Her assailant is killed by a Coney Island mob.
(b) The assault becomes the talk of Coney Island.
(c) Her horse dies.
(d) Her assailant is sentenced to forty years in prison.
12. What drawing does Cy search for and find near the end of the book?
(a) His first mermaid.
(b) A flying horse.
(c) An ancient eye.
(d) A woman on a dancing horse.
13. What does Cy do when he visits Maximus?
(a) Assures him of Grace's love.
(b) Grooms him.
(d) Talks to him about his plans to move back to Europe.
14. What is the first touch between Cy and Grace like?
(a) Empty of emotion.
15. What can cost two-thirds of one's tattoo business?
(a) Dirt in the parlour.
(b) Not having enough pictures.
(c) Closing on rainy days.
(d) Having dull needles.
Short Answer Questions
1. What happens on Cy's 65th birthday?
2. What is in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn?
3. When does Cy meet Arturas and Claudia Overas?
4. What does Cy assume all newcomers to New York feel?
5. Where is Cy in 1946?
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