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. Anatole became acquainted with Delmore Schwartz when had accepted a piece Anatole had written for what publication?
(a) The Chicago Tribune.
(b) National Geographic.
(c) Partisan Magazine.
(d) Newsweek.

2. What was Maya Deren's birth name?
(a) Eleanora Derenkowsky.
(b) Dagmara Dominczyk.
(c) Eliza Orzeszkowa.
(d) Dorota Rabczewska.

3. Who helped bring together the book and publication of Kafka Was the Rage: A Greenwich Village Memoir after Anatole Broyard's death?
(a) Caitlin Thomas.
(b) Ernest Schachtel.
(c) D.H. Lawrence.
(d) Alexandra Broyard.

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

5. What made Anatole grow faint in Chapter 10?
(a) Relief.
(b) Hunger.
(c) Fumes.
(d) Anger.

6. What did Anatole open before taking Sheri to bed in Chapter 10?
(a) A book.
(b) Doors.
(c) The oven.
(d) Windows.

7. Anatole related that when Pablito, a ticket taker, would not allow a man in who hadn't paid, the man _________.
(a) Spit on him.
(b) Cried.
(c) Pulled a switchblade on him.
(d) Argued with him.

8. What did Anatole take with him from the empty apartment in Chapter 12?
(a) A necklace.
(b) Sheri's coat.
(c) A painting.
(d) His umbrella.

9. Tropic of Capricorn was a sequel to what earlier work?
(a) Here on the Equator.
(b) Change Your Latitude.
(c) Tropic of Cancer.
(d) Longitudinal Thinking.

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

11. Anatole thought that Sheri was weird, and she felt that he was ______________.
(a) Righteous.
(b) Cocky.
(c) Ordinary.
(d) Ignorant.

12. What had Sheri turned on in the middle of the night in Chapter 10?
(a) The radio.
(b) The vacuum.
(c) The gas stove.
(d) The lights.

13. 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) Appearance.
(b) Opinions.
(c) Sensibilities.
(d) Religion.

14. Whom did Anatole leave the painting with in Chapter 12?
(a) Sheri.
(b) His father.
(c) Eleanora Derenkowsky.
(d) Detective Scanlon.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. Maya asked Anatole to assist Dylan Thomas by doing what in Chapter 15?

2. Who asked Anatole to come with him to the station in Chapter 12?

3. Where did Saul tell Anatole he was dying?

4. From where had Maya Deren just returned in Chapter 15?

5. To Sheri, sex was an exploration of ____________.

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