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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 are Grace and Jerry drinking in the kitchen?
2. Who does Henry describe as insects?
(a) People in the subway.
(b) The beggars.
(c) The street prostitutes.
(d) The street performers.
3. Where does the blond woman take Henry to after the bar?
(a) A cafe.
(b) A hotel.
(c) A liquor store.
(d) Her apartment.
4. How does Henry describe Gertrude's nose?
(d) Eagle like.
5. What does Henry say the bar nearest to his apartment smells like?
(a) A slaughterhouse.
(b) An outhouse.
(c) A whorehouse.
(d) A graveyard.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Henry cash in to get money?
2. In what way is Henry's father unlike Henry?
3. Why does Henry decide to quit his job as a driver?
4. What does Henry pawn in this section?
5. Why does Chinaski not shave before the job interview?
Short Essay Questions
1. How is Henry trying to develop his writing career in the fourth section?
2. How does Willie's death affect the girls?
3. Describe Henry's job in the ladies dress shop.
4. How does Willie die in the fifth section?
5. What does Maurice tell Henry in the tenth section?
6. How did Henry lose his favorite job working for the Red Cross?
7. How does Henry meet Laura?
8. What does Henry find attractive about Jan?
9. Summarize the second section.
10. Why does the Yellow Cab Company sack Henry?
This section contains 699 words
(approx. 3 pages at 300 words per page)