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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does Nora say everyone experiences?
(a) Bad advice from well meaning people.
(b) A moment of clarity that they did not act on.
(c) Good advice that was not taken.
(d) Those moments where they wish they would have known something.
2. According to Nora, what does a great story do?
(a) Causes them to forget their life.
(b) Provides distraction from their everyday life.
(c) Pulls the reader in and takes them off in their imagination.
(d) Helps to unravel and solve their own problems.
3. What kind of advice does Nora mostly dispense in the chapter "What I Wish I'd Known"?
(a) Advice on self-help.
(b) Advice on aging.
(c) Advice on emails.
(d) Advice on money.
4. What does Nora infuse throughout the chapter "What I Wish I'd Known" that makes it easy to read?
5. What does a reader specifically pick out a book in the hopes of doing?
6. What is the structure of Nora's apartment?
(a) Narrow and vertical.
(d) A rounded studio.
7. Who does Nora save when he gets locked in the nearby Men's room?
(a) A Supreme Court Justice.
(b) The Vice-President.
(c) The Speaker of the House.
(d) The President.
8. What does Nora do with the classics?
(a) She decorates her home with them.
(b) She keeps them on her bookshelf.
(c) She makes scripts from them.
(d) She reads them over and over.
9. What does Nora remember about the books that she reads?
(a) The characters.
(b) Where she was when she read them.
(c) The problems of her life she is reminded of.
(d) The intriguing plot.
10. How does Nora relate to the characters in her favorite novels?
(a) She imagines writing a movie script for their stories.
(b) She imagines writing their stories.
(c) She imagines finding a solution to their problems.
(d) She imagines being a part of their world.
11. What does Nora mention she is unable to finish because so is so enraptured by a book?
(a) Cleaning her home.
(b) A meal.
(c) Writing a movie script.
(d) Editing a movie.
12. Who does Bill lie about that Nora rationalizes away?
13. What newspaper is Nora given the change to write for, realizing her dream of being a journalist at the age of twenty-two?
(a) The New York Post.
(b) The New York Magazine.
(c) The New Yorker.
(d) The New York Times.
14. What is Nora always on the lookout for?
(a) The next great play.
(b) The next great actress.
(c) The next great book.
(d) The next great movie.
15. What happens after Nora's first request for cabbage strudel is denied by the owner of Andre's bakery?
(a) Nora's friend demands the strudel for her.
(b) Nora gets the recipe to make it herself.
(c) Andre opens a second bakery with the strudel.
(d) Andre tells Nora the strudel is officially off the menu.
Short Answer Questions
1. How does Nora feel about her divorces?
2. What does Nora savor after she has found the strudel?
3. Why can't Nora hear the question that JFK asks her directly?
4. What does one want to have when they are younger and could really use?
5. What is Nora's response to JFK's question?
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