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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Where did Ira Sandperl work?
(a) A computer store
(b) A supermarket
(c) A bookstore
(d) A record store
2. Who does Didion overhear talking about Las Vegas weddings?
(a) A sixteen-year-old girl
(b) A lawyer
(c) A five-year-old girl
(d) A priest
3. What is the title of this essay?
(a) Comrade Laski, C.P.U.S.A
(b) Never Talk When You See a Red
(c) Where the Kissing Never Stops
(d) Reclusive in Hollywood
4. What does Didion think a notebook is not for?
(a) To keep a factual record
(b) To share
(c) To read at weddings
(d) To write novels
5. What is the title of this essay?
(a) Surfing in the USSR
(b) California Girls
(c) California Dreaming
6. What did Wayne promise to build his woman?
(a) An outhouse
(b) A brick wall
(c) A rocking chair
(d) A white picket fence
7. What have the workers been sent to sell?
(b) Communist stickers
(d) A magazine
8. What does Didion say she sees John Wayne as at the end of this essay?
(a) A god
(b) A prophet
(c) A human
(d) A monster
9. What does Didion ask the reader in this essay?
(a) How can she make use of her notes
(b) Why she writes notes
(c) Why note making rids her of anger
(d) Why note making is important
10. What does the sixteen-year-old girl state about her own Las Vegas wedding?
(a) It was quick and easy
(b) It was tacky and humiliating
(c) It was everything she could have imagined
(d) It was holy and beautiful
11. Who is this essay about?
(a) Howard Hughes
(b) Martin Scorcese
(c) Franklin Roosevelt
(d) Humphrey Bogart
12. What does Didion say she hears almost daily?
(a) Arguments from Hughes' house
(b) Music from Hughes house
(c) Hughes' name
(d) A rumor about Hughes
13. What county board does Baez stand before in this essay?
(a) Orange County
14. Which movie star does Joan talk about in this chapter?
(a) John Wayne
(b) John Ford
(c) Humphrey Bogart
(d) Cary Grant
15. What was the name of John Wayne's wife?
Short Answer Questions
1. What is Didion's opinion of Las Vegas weddings?
2. What do the young people do when they are on acid?
3. Who does Didion watch Michael debrief?
4. What do Baez's neighbors believe the school has done?
5. What type of building is the center?
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