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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does Bukowski buy with his food coupons in Love it or Leave it?
(a) Milk.
(b) Beer.
(c) Cans of food.
(d) Cheese and bread.

2. In Scenes from the Big Time, what does the narrator do all day?
(a) Cleans the kitchen.
(b) Cleans pigeon droppings.
(c) Cleans his cell.
(d) Order around his cell mate.

3. What does the Too Sensitive narrator's girlfriend tell him about Benny Adimson?
(a) He has been promoted.
(b) He has been hired.
(c) He quit.
(d) He has been laid off.

4. What does the desk clerk tell Frank?
(a) He loves him.
(b) He has news for him.
(c) He has to leave his room.
(d) A woman waits for him.

5. Where does Bukowski go before he goes to work in Great Poets Die in Steaming Pots of Shit?
(a) Grocery store.
(b) Casino.
(c) The track.
(d) Campus.

6. What job does Dan Skorski quit?
(a) Writing.
(b) Post office.
(c) Rubber processing plant.
(d) Grocery store.

7. Where does Bukowski return home to at the end of My Stay at the Poet's Cottage?
(a) New York.
(b) Tucson.
(c) Los Angeles.
(d) Dallas.

8. Where does Frank go after receiving the object from the clerk?
(a) The movie theater.
(b) Post office.
(c) To work.
(d) Grocery store.

9. What does Frank do when he is back in his room?
(a) Writes a letter.
(b) Sleeps.
(c) Makes a phone call.
(d) Reads a book.

10. What is the weather like where Bukowski is staying in My Stay at the Poet's Cottage?
(a) Cold.
(b) Unbearably hot.
(c) Average weather.
(d) Cool.

11. Why does Duke's wife scold him in A .45 to Pay the Rent?
(a) Because he let Lala pick the groceries.
(b) Because he cheated on her.
(c) Because he spent too much money.
(d) Because he left Lala in the car.

12. Why does the girlfriend scoff at the narrator's offer in Too Sensitive?
(a) She thinks Benny is too sensitive.
(b) She thinks Benny is too good for that job.
(c) She thinks Benny is too arrogant for the job.
(d) She thinks Benny is not skilled enough.

13. What does Bukowski realize he is missing in jail?
(a) His socks.
(b) His shoes.
(c) His pants.
(d) His tie.

14. Who bails Bukowski out of jail?
(a) Barney.
(b) Vera.
(c) Ann.
(d) Dan.

15. According to the Too Sensitive narrator, what does a woman's clean kitchen mean?
(a) She loves her man enough to clean for him.
(b) She hates dirt.
(c) She is dull and conditioned.
(d) She is independent.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who does Jack Hendley notice is following him around?

2. Who does Bukowski drink heavily with prior to the Great Zen Wedding ceremony?

3. In Great Poets Die in Steaming Pots of Shit, what does the man that approaches Bukowski do?

4. What is the name of one of the boys who teases Mr. Sneed?

5. How does Bukowski think of his conversation with his friend in A Quiet Conversation Piece?

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