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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 does DeDe learn from Splinter?
(a) Beauchamp has been spending her money.
(b) Beauchamp lied about his name.
(c) Beauchamp is about to surprise her with something.
(d) Beauchamp lied about where he went.

2. After she looses her job, what does Michael do to try to cheer Mona up?
(a) He takes her to the movies.
(b) He reads her personal ads.
(c) He tells her a funny story.
(d) He tries to get himself fired.

3. Where does Edgar go after his doctor's appointment?
(a) Back to work.
(b) The beach.
(c) The park.
(d) Home.

4. Who is the landlady of 28 Barbary Lane?
(a) Mrs. Madrigal.
(b) DeDe Halcyon.
(c) Connie Bradshaw.
(d) Mary Ann Singleton.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. Which tenant does Mary Ann meet while she takes out her trash?

2. Where does Mary Ann find a job?

3. After admitting that his wife left him, what does Vincent do?

4. How does Edgar react when Mrs. Madrigal says she runs a house of her own?

5. In "Mrs. Day at Home," what does DeDe watch out of the window of her home?

Short Essay Questions

1. In "Mona's New Roomie," what does the reader learn about Mona and Michael's relationship?

2. What happens that makes Michael admit to Jon that he is trying to make himself more attractive?

3. Of what does Hillary accuse Brian? How does he react?

4. What does the reader learn about Peter from the scene when he and Beauchamp are at the opera?

5. Briefly compare the two women in Edgar's life, Ruby Miller and Frannie.

6. How does Mona help Mary Ann when the two women first meet?

7. Briefly discuss the scenario between Mary Ann and Beauchamp in the Mendocino cabin.

8. Which other significant character does Mary Ann meet at Social Safeway?

9. How does Mary Ann feel after her weekend in Mendocino with Beauchamp?

10. What is Mona worried about after Michael meets Jon?

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