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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Where does the book she is reading in "Rapture" take her?
(a) 1930's Montana.
(b) 1940's New York.
(c) 1930's New Jersey.
(d) 1960's Boston.
2. What does the story of Nora and JFK bring reality to?
(a) The marriage between John and Jackie.
(b) Nora's own personal problems.
(c) The trying times of the 1960's.
(d) The glamour and public intrigue of the White House.
3. What is Nora's response to JFK's question?
(a) "It's to the left"
(b) "Yes, of course"
(d) "I don't know"
4. What political issue does Nora wish Bill would speak out against?
(a) Civil rights.
(b) Global warming.
(c) The war.
(d) Gay rights.
5. What does a reader specifically pick out a book in the hopes of doing?
6. Which "Bill" is Nora referring to in the chapter "Me and Bill?"
(a) Bill Clinton.
(b) Bill Gates.
(c) Bill Buckley.
(d) Bill Cosby.
7. What has happened in New York that does not detour Nora Ephron from living there?
(a) The rise of the crime rate.
(b) Political corruption.
(d) Neighborhood prostitution rings.
8. Why does Nora think the advice she gives might not be heard?
(a) Because people do not trust advice.
(b) Because people learn from their own mistakes.
(c) Because people rebel against advice.
(d) Because most people are stubborn.
9. What does Nora say is easier to do once the experience has played out?
(a) See the compassion in the moment.
(b) See the opportunity in the moment.
(c) See the humor in the moment.
(d) See the wisdom in the moment.
10. What does Nora believe Bill did as a result of his affair with Monica?
(a) Throw away a great woman.
(b) Throw away hope for a nation.
(c) Throw away their relationship.
(d) Throw away the Presidency.
11. Why does Nora believe she was never propositioned by JFK?
(a) She was not a blonde.
(b) She was overweight.
(c) She had bad hair and clothes.
(d) She was not agreeable enough.
12. Under what political circumstance does Nora Ephron refuse to support Bill?
(a) Gay rights.
(b) Gays in the military.
(c) Gay adoption.
(d) Gay marriage.
13. What can Nora find within a two block radius of her apartment?
(a) Her favorite restaurants.
(b) Boutiques and delis.
(c) Every store and service.
(d) Chinese food.
14. How does Nora describe herself as she sits in front of her computer?
(a) a computer addict
(b) A workaholic
(c) Jittery and anxious
(d) A mouse potato.
15. What city does Nora Ephron move to when she is five years old, but misses home and does not fit in?
(b) Los Angeles.
(d) San Franscisco.
Short Answer Questions
1. According to Nora, what does a great story do?
2. What does one want to have when they are younger and could really use?
3. How far along was Nora in her pregnancy when she learns that her second husband is in love with another woman?
4. What is the good that comes of Nora's husband's affair while she is pregnant?
5. During the writing of the script of what movie does Nora come face to face with a Rorschach, meaning that when you ask a group of people about a particular event, everyone will have a different answer?
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