Tales of the City Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. In "Connie's Bummer Night," how do Mary Ann and Connie part ways?
(a) They get in a fight.
(b) Mary Ann leaves in the middle of the night.
(c) They promise to stay in touch.
(d) Connie moves in with her boyfriend.

2. What does DeDe do when she returns home from talking with Mary Ann?
(a) She fights with Beauchamp.
(b) She talks to a friend on the phone.
(c) She indulges in comfort food.
(d) She goes for a long jog.

3. Where does Beauchamp invite Mary Ann?
(a) His cabin in Mendocino.
(b) A house in Nevada.
(c) The beach.
(d) The park.

4. Edgar thinks that Mrs. Madrigal __________ his pain.
(a) Feels threatened by.
(b) Relieves.
(c) Shares.
(d) Causes.

5. In "Mona's New Roomie," why is Michael sad?
(a) His dog just died.
(b) He has been dumped.
(c) He lost his wallet.
(d) He lost his job.

6. Where are the couple when Edgar confesses to Mrs. Madrigal that he is dying?
(a) His house.
(b) A hotel.
(c) The beach.
(d) The park.

7. When Mrs. Madrigal calls Edgar on Mona's behalf, how does Edgar react?
(a) He vows never to see her again.
(b) He thanks her for her advice.
(c) He hangs up on her.
(d) He tells her to stop interfering.

8. In "Mrs. Day at Home," what does DeDe watch out of the window of her home?
(a) A group of pigeons.
(b) The people walking on the street.
(c) The ships on the water.
(d) A wild flock of parrots.

9. After telling Edgar how long he has to live, what advice does the doctor give Edgar?
(a) To work less.
(b) To exercise more.
(c) To spend time with his wife.
(d) To enjoy his time.

10. In "Anguish in Bohemia," what does Beauchamp remember while he is having a drink with his friend Peter?
(a) Today is DeDe's birthday.
(b) He has important work to do.
(c) He remembers how he used to act when he in college.
(d) He is supposed to be somewhere with DeDe.

11. In "Brian Climbs the Walls," what is the name of the pickup joint that Brian goes to?
(a) Come Clean Laundromat.
(b) Wash and Meet.
(c) Lusty Laundromat.
(d) Spin and Rinse.

12. What is Jon's job?
(a) Author.
(b) Advertising executive.
(c) Dentist.
(d) Gynecologist.

13. Which character does Edgar meet at the park when he is there after finding out how long he has to live?
(a) Brian Hawkins.
(b) Michael Tolliver.
(c) Anna Madrigal.
(d) Ruby Miller.

14. What does Mrs. Madrigal say she acquired by growing up in a whorehouse?
(a) Superstitions.
(b) Love of sex.
(c) Flowers.
(d) Money.

15. When DeDe makes up a story about being raped, who does she claim raped her?
(a) Her husband.
(b) A friend from college.
(c) A grocery delivery boy.
(d) A friend of Beauchamp's.

Short Answer Questions

1. What costume is Michael wearing when he asks Mary Ann to go out with him and tells her about the new tenant on the roof?

2. On the day Mary Ann is invited for dinner, Mona leaves work early in order to reassure whom?

3. With whom does Mary Ann stay while she finds her own apartment?

4. Who is DeDe embarrassed to see at Frannie's party?

5. What does Edgar learn when he returns home from Mrs. Miller's?

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