Kafka Was the Rage: A Greenwich Village Memoir Test | Final Test - Easy

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Lady Chatterley's Lover was banned from being openly published in Great Britain until what year?
(a) 1961.
(b) 1959.
(c) 1956.
(d) 1960.

2. To Sheri, sex was an exploration of ____________.
(a) Spirituality.
(b) Anatomy.
(c) Self.
(d) Sin.

3. Although Anatole admired Delmore's intellectualism and love of the literary, it was almost as though his head was so wrapped up in books that he was unable to accept _____________.
(a) The raw data of reality.
(b) Love.
(c) His true self.
(d) Religion.

4. What did Anatole not know about Saul's fighting during World War II?
(a) When he fought.
(b) On whose side he fought.
(c) Why he fought.
(d) What Saul did.

5. Where did Anatole move to immediately after leaving Sheri in Chapter 11?
(a) Philadelphia.
(b) Hartford.
(c) Boston.
(d) Brooklyn.

6. Although Anatole aspired to be an intellectual, when he read a book, he made sure he kept an eye on __________.
(a) His bag.
(b) The birds.
(c) The real world.
(d) The weather.

7. How did Sheri usually sleep with Anatole?
(a) Not looking at him.
(b) Beneath him.
(c) Beside him.
(d) On top of him.

8. For Anatole, sex with Sheri never became what kind of experience?
(a) Strange.
(b) Fearful.
(c) Alienating.
(d) Intimate.

9. What was Maya Deren's principle profession?
(a) Filmmaker.
(b) Painter.
(c) Actress.
(d) Novelist.

10. Anatole's friend Saul was a romantic intellect because he didn't want to change people's politics, but he did want to change their _______________.
(a) Religion.
(b) Appearance.
(c) Sensibilities.
(d) Opinions.

11. From where had Maya Deren just returned in Chapter 15?
(a) Jamaica.
(b) British Virgin Islands.
(c) Haiti.
(d) Cuba.

12. What did Saul Silverman's mother blame for his illness?
(a) Food poisoning.
(b) Allergens.
(c) Stress.
(d) The water.

13. What friend of Anatole's was described as a great talker in Chapter 13?
(a) Eleanora Derenkowsky.
(b) Detective Scanlon.
(c) Milton Klonsky.
(d) Saul Silverman.

14. Where did Anatole move to in Chapter 12?
(a) Jackson Street.
(b) Prince Street.
(c) King Street.
(d) Sultan Street.

15. When was Norman Mailer born?
(a) 1909.
(b) 1920.
(c) 1919.
(d) 1923.

Short Answer Questions

1. What did Anatole do after Sheri went flailing in the chair in Chapter 11?

2. What did Anatole do with Sheri after her surprise visit in Chapter 11?

3. When was Ernest Hemingway born?

4. What was Maya Deren's birth name?

5. Where did Saul tell Anatole he was dying?

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