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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. What is Pete doing as he polishes the beer glass behind the bar?
(a) Talking to his boss.
2. When Jimmie surveys the apartment, what does he notice is missing from the nail behind the door?
(a) The broom and dustpan.
(b) Mudders scarf and coat.
(c) The frying pan and spatula.
(d) Maggie's jacket and hat.
3. Where does Jimmie hide after the saloon fight to avoid being caught?
(a) At the apartment.
(b) Under a table.
(c) In a dark corner.
(d) In the park.
4. To what four animals are the fighters in Chapter 11 compared?
(a) Panther, rooster, bull dog, and cat.
(b) Bull dog, rooster, lion, and snake.
(c) Panther, tiger, snake, and lion.
(d) Lion, tiger, snake, and cat.
5. Who answers the "painted" girl's remarks with, "It's a fine evenin', ain't it?"?
(a) A young man in a light overcoat and derby hat.
(b) An old fat man.
(c) A laboring man.
(d) A boy with blond curls.
Short Answer Questions
1. For whom is the "forlorn woman" looking?
2. What is the name of the "forlorn woman" who is wandering at the beginning of Chapter 15?
3. From where do the spectators watch the saloon fight?
4. When Jimmie passes the group of women in the dark hallway, about whom are they talking?
5. What drink do Jimmie and his companion order?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Pete rationalize his lack of guilt in the situation with Maggie?
2. What is ironic about Mudders condemnation of Maggie's evil ways?
3. How does Nellie's attitude toward Pete in Chapter 18 reflect a sort of poetic justice?
4. What does Jimmie do when the policeman arrives to break up the saloon fight?
5. Why does the "painted" girl direct her glances toward the rural, less educated men?
6. Compare Pete's attitude toward Nellie to Maggie's attitude toward Pete.
7. What are the true motives of the women surrounding Pete at the saloon in Chapter 18?
8. How do Jimmie and his companion get Pete's attention after they sit down at the bar?
9. How might Maggie's story be different if the stout gentleman she encounters in the suburbs stops to help her?
10. What are the women in the dark hallway saying as Jimmie passes them on his way out to find Pete?
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