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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What can Nora find within a two block radius of her apartment?
(a) Her favorite restaurants.
(b) Every store and service.
(c) Boutiques and delis.
(d) Chinese food.
2. What does Nora savor after she has found the strudel?
(d) A hearty meal.
3. What does the story of Nora and JFK bring reality to?
(a) Nora's own personal problems.
(b) The trying times of the 1960's.
(c) The marriage between John and Jackie.
(d) The glamour and public intrigue of the White House.
4. Why does Nora believe she was never propositioned by JFK?
(a) She was not agreeable enough.
(b) She was overweight.
(c) She was not a blonde.
(d) She had bad hair and clothes.
5. According to Nora, what keeps people going as they search for something they have lost?
6. Where did Nora claim her time was spent while she was at the White House?
(a) Making tea for the President.
(b) Standing by a file cabinet.
(c) Walking the halls of the White House.
(d) Sifting through paperwork.
7. What does Nora say comes with age?
8. What is the tragedy of lost food, according to Nora?
(a) It is only a matter of finding, but the finding is challenging.
(b) It is something that average cooks cannot replicate.
(c) It destroys one's love affair with food.
(d) It becomes only a memory.
9. How does Nora feel about her divorces?
(a) She is deeply affected.
(b) She is sad but moves on.
(c) She is reminiscent of the past.
(d) She feels free of obligation.
10. What does Nora give to the reader in the Chapter "Where I Live?"
(a) A visual description of her life.
(b) A snapshot of her ambitions.
(c) Advice on how to advance their career.
(d) A piece of her heart.
11. Where does the book she is reading in "Rapture" take her?
(a) 1940's New York.
(b) 1960's Boston.
(c) 1930's New Jersey.
(d) 1930's Montana.
12. What form of literature does Nora say can place her in rapture?
13. What does Nora say is easy to do when it comes to advice?
(a) Wish you would have questioned it.
(b) Wish you could have figured things out yourself.
(c) Wish you had not taken it.
(d) Wish you had taken it.
14. What does Nora say is easier to do once the experience has played out?
(a) See the wisdom in the moment.
(b) See the compassion in the moment.
(c) See the opportunity in the moment.
(d) See the humor in the moment.
15. Who does Nora save when he gets locked in the nearby Men's room?
(a) The Speaker of the House.
(b) A Supreme Court Justice.
(c) The Vice-President.
(d) The President.
Short Answer Questions
1. How far along was Nora in her pregnancy when she learns that her second husband is in love with another woman?
2. How does Nora describe herself as she sits in front of her computer?
3. What author is Nora reading when she writes the chapter "Rapture?"
4. What leads to Nora's personal story of being an intern at the White House while JFK was President?
5. What does Nora compare the rapture of a great book to?
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