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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Johnny often finds Annabelle in the company of _____________.
(a) A Frenchman.
(b) Her father.
(c) Her neighbor.
(d) A governess.

2. When Mac is a child, what is he afraid of?
(a) Bullies.
(b) Bats.
(c) Disease.
(d) Poverty.

3. In the Camera Eye section, who became active in the labor union and the Socialist Party?
(a) Upton Sinclair.
(b) Fred Hoff.
(c) President Harrison.
(d) Bill Haywood.

4. While Johnny works at a real estate office, what does he really want to do?
(a) Be a dancer.
(b) Be a songwriter.
(c) Be an actor.
(d) Be a film producer.

5. Who interviews Fainy?
(a) Mary Wiggins.
(b) Manny Kovach.
(c) Mohawk.
(d) Doc Bingham.

6. When Ike finds out that he has a venereal disease, what does a bum tell him to take for a cure?
(a) Prunes and melons.
(b) Tea made of cherry pits and stems.
(c) Nettles and chamomile.
(d) Vodka and rum.

7. In News Reel II, what is the event discussed concerning George Smith and his brother?
(a) How they built a time machine.
(b) How they turned to evil to avenge the death of their mother.
(c) How they were hanged by a Kansas mob.
(d) How they robbed a bank in Cincinnati.

8. Who is the lawyer that stays in touch with Janey even after he leaves the firm?
(a) Jerry Burnham.
(b) Mark Schieffer.
(c) David Carol.
(d) Jason Bruback.

9. Where does Janey's father go for treatment for cancer?
(a) Maryland University.
(b) Mayo Clinic.
(c) Georgetown Hospital.
(d) John Hopkins.

10. Where do Ike and Fainy want to go with the money they earn?
(a) St. Paul.
(b) San Francisco.
(c) New York City.
(d) Duluth.

11. With whom does Johnny meet at the Ocean City Improvement and Realty Company?
(a) Colonel Wedgewood.
(b) General Fox.
(c) Master Strang.
(d) Deputy Sheriff Williams.

12. Where is the demonstration against the Czar mentioned in News Reel II held?
(a) Minsk.
(b) Smolensk.
(c) Moscow.
(d) Vladivostok.

13. What does Mac's father do for a living at Chadwick Mills?
(a) Machinist.
(b) Mill worker.
(c) Night watchman.
(d) Accountant.

14. What does the son of the woman who owns a farmhouse sneak into the barn to buy?
(a) Cigarettes.
(b) Alcohol.
(c) Marijuana.
(d) A book on sex.

15. In the Camera Eye, who tries to catch a train?
(a) Scott and Mac.
(b) Dos Passos and Lucy.
(c) Harrison and Fainy.
(d) Milly and Chad.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is the 42nd parallel about?

2. Whom does Johnny meet on the train that is from a wealthy family?

3. What does Johnny's new job offer him as pay?

4. Where do Ike and Fainy finally find work in Seattle?

5. What does Fainy discover when he is waiting for Mannie Bingham?

(see the answer keys)

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