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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Before going to prison, what was Clewes destined to become?
(a) A banker.
(b) A politician.
(c) A police officer.
(d) An actor.

2. Whose name is the limo driver's a variation of?
(a) Nixon.
(b) Clewes.
(c) Ruth.
(d) Starbuck.

3. What did Starbuck become involved with because of Sarah?
(a) Crime.
(b) The Communist Party.
(c) Music.
(d) Dancing.

4. Larkin teases Starbuck about his lack of what?
(a) Creativity.
(b) Money.
(c) Courage.
(d) Friends.

5. Starbuck sees the Cuyahoga Massacre as a _______.
(a) Triumph.
(b) Legend.
(c) Myth.
(d) Sign.

6. When Starbuck met Ruth, what was she?
(a) A waitress.
(b) A concentration camp refugee.
(c) A former model.
(d) A war veteran.

7. From whom does Vonnegut receive a letter?
(a) His editor.
(b) His wife.
(c) His mother.
(d) A fan.

8. What does Carter admire about di Sanza?
(a) His ease with making friends.
(b) His ability to make and save money.
(c) His ability to get away with crime.
(d) His writing skill.

9. For whom did Hapgood crusade?
(a) Animals.
(b) The disadvantaged.
(c) The elderly.
(d) Veterans.

10. How does Starbuck describe his son?
(a) A great athlete.
(b) A short idiot.
(c) A prolific writer.
(d) An unpleasant person.

11. When did Starbuck and Ruth meet?
(a) In college.
(b) After he was released from prison.
(c) During the Watergate Scandal.
(d) After World War II.

12. Saying Trout is on the "outside" means what?
(a) He doesn't have any friends.
(b) He's no longer a convict.
(c) He's in hiding.
(d) He's homeless.

13. In college, how did Clewes betray Starbuck?
(a) He stole his journal.
(b) He stole money from him.
(c) He got him expelled.
(d) He stole a girl from him.

14. Mrs. Jack Graham is described as eccentric and _______.
(a) Conniving
(b) Egotistical.
(c) Confrontational.
(d) Reclusive.

15. Where did McCone go to college?
(a) Harvard.
(b) UCLA.
(c) Princeton.
(d) NYU.

Short Answer Questions

1. Why was Sarah furious with Starbuck?

2. Why was Clewes sent to prison?

3. Whom does Starbuck lavishly tip in front of Sarah?

4. What does Starbuck say to defend himself to Sarah?

5. What was Starbuck's relationship with Alexander Hamilton McCone?

(see the answer keys)

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