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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Why does Nora believe she was never propositioned by JFK?
(a) She was not a blonde.
(b) She had bad hair and clothes.
(c) She was overweight.
(d) She was not agreeable enough.
2. Where did Nora claim her time was spent while she was at the White House?
(a) Walking the halls of the White House.
(b) Sifting through paperwork.
(c) Making tea for the President.
(d) Standing by a file cabinet.
3. What does the story of Nora and JFK bring reality to?
(a) The trying times of the 1960's.
(b) The glamour and public intrigue of the White House.
(c) The marriage between John and Jackie.
(d) Nora's own personal problems.
4. Who does Nora save when he gets locked in the nearby Men's room?
(a) A Supreme Court Justice.
(b) The Speaker of the House.
(c) The President.
(d) The Vice-President.
5. What political issue does Nora wish Bill would speak out against?
(a) Civil rights.
(b) The war.
(c) Gay rights.
(d) Global warming.
6. What does Nora say everyone experiences?
(a) A moment of clarity that they did not act on.
(b) Bad advice from well meaning people.
(c) Good advice that was not taken.
(d) Those moments where they wish they would have known something.
7. What does Nora question in regarding to her time with Bill?
(a) Her value to Bill.
(b) What friendship is.
(c) What love even is.
(d) Her self-worth.
8. What does most of the advice that Nora offers fall under the umbrella of?
(a) Benefits of age.
(d) Common sense.
9. What is Nora always on the lookout for?
(a) The next great book.
(b) The next great movie.
(c) The next great actress.
(d) The next great play.
10. Under what political circumstance does Nora Ephron refuse to support Bill?
(a) Gay marriage.
(b) Gays in the military.
(c) Gay adoption.
(d) Gay rights.
11. What does Nora cause the reader to think about as they read about where she lives?
(a) Where their friends live.
(b) Why they should live in New York.
(c) Where they live themselves.
(d) Where they want to live.
12. After Nora sees Bill on television again, what does she think to herself?
(a) She'll move on entirely and without forgiveness.
(b) She feels pity for him.
(c) She'll give him another chance.
(d) She'll forgive him but move on.
13. What does Nora remember about the books that she reads?
(a) The characters.
(b) Where she was when she read them.
(c) The intriguing plot.
(d) The problems of her life she is reminded of.
14. What is Nora's biggest issue in college?
(a) Her boyfriend.
(b) Her living quarters.
(c) Her academics.
(d) Her weight.
15. Where is JFK walking to when he walks past Nora and asks her a question?
(a) To Airforce One.
(b) To a meeting.
(c) To the restroom.
(d) To his helicopter.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Nora say is easier to do once the experience has played out?
2. Where does the book she is reading in "Rapture" take her?
3. Which "Bill" is Nora referring to in the chapter "Me and Bill?"
4. What newspaper is Nora given the change to write for, realizing her dream of being a journalist at the age of twenty-two?
5. How does Nora feel about her divorces?
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