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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. In what city does Hughes live?
(a) New York
(b) Chicago
(c) Los Angeles
(d) San Francisco

2. What does Didion want to learn about?
(a) Michael
(b) The Soviet Union
(c) Communist literature
(d) The communist party

3. Why does Didion think she wrote the note about the woman?
(a) To remember the woman
(b) To remember the way she felt
(c) To write a story
(d) To remember the day

4. What were the people invited to the center given?
(a) A coffee and a badge
(b) A set of Charles Dickens novels
(c) Poker chips
(d) An office and a salary

5. What does a person with self respect use their failings to do?
(a) Help others
(b) Succeed
(c) Put people down
(d) Market his/her image

6. What do the young people do when they are on acid?
(a) Scream
(b) Laugh
(c) Sit in silence
(d) Run around naked

7. Who does Wayne have dinner with at the end of the chapter?
(a) John Ford
(b) Dean Martin
(c) Joan Didion
(d) Sammy Davis Jr

8. What is the name of the street the woman is walking down in this chapter?
(a) Elm
(b) Locket
(c) Banyan
(d) Throw Away

9. What is the title of this essay?
(a) Marrying a Gorilla
(b) Marrying Absurd
(c) False Vows
(d) Madness

10. What does Didion say she hears almost daily?
(a) Hughes' name
(b) A rumor about Hughes
(c) Music from Hughes house
(d) Arguments from Hughes' house

11. What charity does Lucille chair?
(a) The Heart Fund
(b) MIND
(c) The Cancer Fund
(d) The AIDS Trust

12. What happens when Didion looks back at the notes she has written?
(a) She can't remember what they refer to
(b) She cannot stop reading them
(c) She becomes nostalgic and cries
(d) She feels creative and starts to write

13. Where is the bookstore?
(a) Watts
(b) Orange County
(c) Denver
(d) Maryland

14. What was the one thing Baez liked about her job?
(a) Connecting with her audience
(b) Writing songs
(c) Going to parties
(d) Meeting celebrities

15. What is the title of this essay?
(a) Where the Kissing Never Stops
(b) Never Talk When You See a Red
(c) Reclusive in Hollywood
(d) Comrade Laski, C.P.U.S.A

Short Answer Questions

1. Which movie star does Joan talk about in this chapter?

2. What kind of people meet at the center?

3. In what state does this essay take place?

4. What county board does Baez stand before in this essay?

5. What happened to the car when it crashed?

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