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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. 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) Standing by a file cabinet.
(d) Making tea for the President.
2. How does Nora describe herself as she sits in front of her computer?
(a) a computer addict
(b) A mouse potato.
(c) A workaholic
(d) Jittery and anxious
3. Why does Nora think the advice she gives might not be heard?
(a) Because most people are stubborn.
(b) Because people rebel against advice.
(c) Because people learn from their own mistakes.
(d) Because people do not trust advice.
4. Where is Andre's Hungarian Bakery located?
(c) The Bronx.
5. What does Nora do with the classics?
(a) She makes scripts from them.
(b) She keeps them on her bookshelf.
(c) She reads them over and over.
(d) She decorates her home with them.
Short Answer Questions
1. What was one of Nora's favorite foods?
2. What is Nora's biggest issue in college?
3. How long was Nora married to her first husband?
4. What kind of advice does Nora mostly dispense in the chapter "What I Wish I'd Known"?
5. How far along was Nora in her pregnancy when she learns that her second husband is in love with another woman?
Short Essay Questions
1. What political issue makes Nora unwilling to support Bill?
2. What event leads to Nora's personal story of being an intern at the White House while JFK was President?
3. What happens when Nora sees Bill on TV again?
4. What does Nora believe makes a great story?
5. What is Nora's problem in college?
6. What is the theme of the chapter?
7. What are the advantages of Nora's apartment?
8. What happens to Nora when she is seven months pregnant that changes the course of her life entirely?
9. What have books done for Nora, ever since she was a child?
10. How does Nora's career in journalism begin?
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