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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What can Nora find within a two block radius of her apartment?
(a) Chinese food.
(b) Her favorite restaurants.
(c) Every store and service.
(d) Boutiques and delis.
2. What is Nora's neighborhood like?
(a) It is near Central Park.
(b) There are many urban projects.
(c) It is clean and quiet.
(d) There are all types of stores and services.
3. After the Bill and Monica affair, how does Nora view Bill and his character?
(a) He's a misogynist.
(b) He's a chauvinist.
(c) He's a dirty politician.
(d) He's a hypocrite.
4. What is Nora impressed by when she sees Bill on television?
(a) How he looks and sounds.
(b) How he is dressed.
(c) The rhythm in which he speaks.
(d) How he holds himself among a crowd.
5. How does Nora handle Bill's lies regarding Gennifer?
(a) She rationalized them away.
(b) She goes into denial.
(c) She discredits them.
(d) She knows the truth.
Short Answer Questions
1. What happens after Nora's first request for cabbage strudel is denied by the owner of Andre's bakery?
2. What does Nora believe Bill did as a result of his affair with Monica?
3. What political issue does Nora wish Bill would speak out against?
4. According to Nora, what is a small but valued plus to living in New York City?
5. What does Nora savor after she has found the strudel?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is the relationship that Nora draws between the reader and a diver?
2. What happens to Nora when she is seven months pregnant that changes the course of her life entirely?
3. Describe the success that happens on Nora's quest for the cabbage strudel.
4. Why does Nora believe she was never propositioned by JFK?
5. Why is Nora upset about not being able to find her favorite food since 1982?
6. What favorite food does Nora share about?
7. What does Nora say about wisdom?
8. Describe Nora's desk environment.
9. What event leads to Nora's personal story of being an intern at the White House while JFK was President?
10. What have books done for Nora, ever since she was a child?
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