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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does the artist do when the photographs are produced?
(a) Weep loudly.
(b) Sink into the straw.
(c) Accuse the impresario of lying.
(d) Shake the bars.
2. "The pampered hunger artist suddenly found himself deserted one day by the _____________."
(b) Amusement seekers.
3. By how many has the hunger artist been applauded in his time?
4. What cannot hold out against the fact that the crowds are on their way only to the menagerie?
(a) Innate unknowing.
(b) Obstinate self-deception.
(c) Manic necessity.
(d) Desperate facade.
5. Time and time again in good faith the artist stands by the bars doing what?
(a) Listening to the impresario.
(b) Crying like a child.
(c) Feeling in agony.
(d) Screaming madly.
6. Those who want to stare at the artist at the circus do so not out of interest, but out of what?
(a) Leering loathing.
(b) Stubborn desire.
(c) Obstinate self-assertiveness.
(d) Seething self-righteousness.
7. To whom does the hunger artist hire himself out?
(a) A large circus.
(b) A museum.
(c) An art gallery.
(d) A local fair.
8. According to the narrator, it is not only the artist that is taken on but what as well?
(a) His strength.
(b) His famous name.
(c) His martyrdom.
(d) His impresario.
9. Who takes leave of the impresario?
(a) The hunger artist.
(b) The musician.
(c) The beggar.
(d) The midwife.
10. Why is the artist's troubled spirit all the more troubled?
(a) His lack of money.
(b) His utter loneliness.
(c) No one takes his trouble seriously.
(d) For constant hunger.
11. What do the stragglers do when passing the artist's cage in the circus?
(a) Wait for him to talk.
(b) Stand a long time.
(c) Hardly glance at him.
(d) Give him money.
12. What surrounds the artist's cage at the circus?
(b) Bright placards.
13. What is the rare stroke of luck the artist encounters at the circus?
(a) A father stops with his children.
(b) An animal is freed.
(c) A poor soul drops him bread.
(d) He is fed.
14. 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) Establish a record never yet achieved.
(d) Quit starving.
15. "Those, whom nothing could have prevented from stopping to look at him ________, raced past with long strides."
(a) As long as they had breath.
(b) For the artist's sake.
(c) If they so wanted.
(d) For their children's sake.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where, in regard to the ring, is the artist stationed?
2. Who would burst into tears at the release of the artist?
3. To what is a toast drunk after the artist is released?
4. When the great rush is past, who comes along the cage at the circus?
5. How does the impresario feel about his method of punishments?
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