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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?
(c) Talking to his boss.
2. What is the name of the "forlorn woman" who is wandering at the beginning of Chapter 15?
3. For whom is the "forlorn woman" looking?
(d) Blue Billie.
4. As punishment for corrupting Maggie, what does Jimmie threaten to do to Pete?
(a) Report him to the police.
(b) Kill him.
(c) Fight with him.
(d) Break his nose.
5. What does Jimmie do when Maggie cries out to him?
(a) Hits her.
(b) Turns his back on her.
(c) Runs to her.
(d) Pulls away from her.
Short Answer Questions
1. Which friend of Pete's is among the women in the saloon with him?
2. Where does Jimmie tell Mudder that Maggie has gone?
3. To what four animals are the fighters in Chapter 11 compared?
4. When Jimmie surveys the apartment, what does he notice is missing from the nail behind the door?
5. What is Mudder raving about when Jimmie arrives home in Chapter 13?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Pete rationalize his lack of guilt in the situation with Maggie?
2. How might Maggie's story be different if the stout gentleman she encounters in the suburbs stops to help her?
3. Why does the old woman stop Jimmie to report what she witnessed in the hallway?
4. How does Nellie's attitude toward Pete in Chapter 18 reflect a sort of poetic justice?
5. Compare Pete's attitude toward Nellie to Maggie's attitude toward Pete.
6. What is the state of the apartment when Jimmie arrives home in Chapter 10?
7. How do Jimmie and his companion get Pete's attention after they sit down at the bar?
8. When Jimmie and Mudder say Maggie has "gone teh deh devil", what do they mean?
9. How does Nellie manipulate Pete to get him to leave with her?
10. How do attitudes change toward the "painted" girl as she moves through the various districts of the city?
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