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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What, in his zeal, does the hunger artist conveniently forget in talking to the circus professionals?
(a) The change in public opinion.
(b) The need for a stage.
(c) The money issue.
(d) The manager.
2. To whom does the hunger artist hire himself out?
(a) A museum.
(b) An art gallery.
(c) A local fair.
(d) A large circus.
3. When the weight of the protagonist lands on one of the ladies, she finds "this post of honor was not at all _______."
(a) A saintly gesture.
(b) What she expected it to be.
(c) A post of honor.
(d) A delight.
4. To what is a toast drunk after the artist is released?
(a) The artist.
(b) The women.
(c) The impresario.
(d) The public.
5. Who can hardly understand the artist's temperament, according to the impresario?
(a) The impresario.
(b) Well-fed people.
6. From what day of the fast are the photographs taken?
(a) The fifteenth.
(b) The fortieth.
(c) The seventh.
(d) The first.
7. How does the impresario feel about his method of punishments?
(a) He enjoys it.
(b) He hates it.
(c) He feels obligated.
(d) He longs for it.
8. What does a passing father occasionally stop and point out to his children?
(a) Why he is in a cage.
(b) What happens if they don't eat.
(c) Who the poor man is.
(d) What the phenomenon means.
9. Who takes leave of the impresario?
(a) The musician.
(b) The midwife.
(c) The beggar.
(d) The hunger artist.
10. What surrounds the artist's cage at the circus?
(b) Bright placards.
11. What sight of the crowds remain the best to the artist at the circus?
(a) The first sight in the distance.
(b) The sight of their tears.
(c) The sight as they left.
(d) The sight of them peering close.
12. What does the impresario sell to the audience?
13. Time and time again in good faith the artist stands by the bars doing what?
(a) Screaming madly.
(b) Listening to the impresario.
(c) Feeling in agony.
(d) Crying like a child.
14. Where are the passersby going when passing the artist's cage at the circus?
(a) The menagerie.
(b) The panther cage.
(c) The main ring.
(d) The circus tent.
15. Contrary to people's regard, the hunger artist states that he could do what if given the opportunity at the circus?
(a) Walk on fire.
(b) Learn to walk the tightrope.
(c) Quit starving.
(d) Establish a record never yet achieved.
Short Answer Questions
1. Everywhere, "as if by secret agreement, a positive ______ from professional fasting was in evidence."
2. What always unnerves the artist and proves too much for him?
3. "Those, whom nothing could have prevented from stopping to look at him ________, raced past with long strides."
4. Where, in regard to the ring, is the artist stationed?
5. Who supposedly orders the toast?
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