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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. At the end of "In the Basement," what does Carla tell the narrator?
(a) That she will stop nagging him.
(b) That he is a better man than Nicholas.
(c) That he needs to find a job.
(d) That she wants a divorce.
2. What does Nicholas say Lisa did instead of going to graduate school in "In the Basement"?
(a) She worked a series of short term jobs.
(b) She traveled.
(c) She planned other people's weddings.
(d) She tried to write a novel.
3. In "When in Rome," how does Caleb say he once chocked his brother?
(a) With his hands.
(b) With a tie.
(c) With a belt.
(d) With a rope.
4. While in law school, where does Caleb say he visited Kevin in "When in Rome"?
(d) New York.
5. In "In the Basement," what does Nicholas say about his unborn child's gender?
(a) He insists they keep it a secret.
(b) He refers to the baby as a boy.
(c) He never mentions the gender.
(d) He refers to the baby as a girl.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why does the agent in "Middleman" take on Elsa as a client?
2. What season is it in "In the Basement"?
3. Why does Caleb dislike helping his brother in "When in Rome"?
4. Whose sister is Elsa in "Middleman"?
5. What family radio program does Joshua record in "Middleman"?
Short Essay Questions
1. After leaving Kevin's apartment in "When in Rome," why does Caleb return?
2. In "In the Basement," how does Nicholas describe Lisa's lifestyle?
3. In what was are Caleb and Kevin different in "When in Rome"?
4. In "When in Rome," how do Caleb and Kevin react to being mugged?
5. How does John feel about Judaism in "Middleman"?
6. How does Caleb try to mend his relationship with Kevin in "When in Rome"?
7. In "In the Basement," what is kept in a basement?
8. In "Middleman," what does John's father say about his time in the Navy?
9. In "Middleman," what makes Elsa talk to John?
10. At the end of "In the Basement," how does the narrator feel?
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