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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 Mrs. Densch afraid she is going to look like if she doesn't go to the party in her new dress?
(a) A country schoolteacher.
(b) A ragged harlot.
(c) A Southern grandmother.
(d) A poor Amish person.
2. What does Martin say an artist is?
(a) A louse.
(b) A thinker.
(c) A fardel.
(d) An enlightener.
3. According to Jimmy, who was the man killed in the war named Jaures?
(a) An anarchist.
(b) A journalist.
(c) A French socialist.
(d) A spy for the Germans.
4. What does Ellen think of milkmen?
(a) They are beneath her dignity.
(b) They are the nicest people in the world.
(c) They are all a little crazy.
(d) They steal from mailboxes.
5. Who does Pearline brag to about Stan's ambitions?
(a) The old man on the bench.
(b) The beat cop at the diner.
(c) The dog catcher.
(d) The blue gingham lady in the gorcery store.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where does Congo learn to speak American and tend bar?
2. What is Stan's occupation?
3. What does Billy' think of the X-ray treatment?
4. What were Babylon and Nineveh built out of, according to Stan?
5. What does Anna say about children in Chapter 17?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Ellen say to George when he tells her Cecily has consented to a divorce?
2. What does Jimmy say to Congo concerning their comparative social status?
3. When a shower of petals flutters all over the table at the roadhouse, how does Ellen react?
4. Why does Joe Harland tell Jimmy to be careful what he does?
5. What does Anna's mother say when she scolds her for her line of work?
6. When Ellen is having their baby, why does Jimmy think she is going to die?
7. How does Pearline normally feel about fires?
8. What is Congo's line of work and how is he faring?
9. How do the people at the Louis Expresso Association's Annual Dance react to Gus McNeil's presence?
10. What does Dick Snow say about Ellen's divorce?
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