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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Which of the following characters aligns himself with communism after the stock market crash?
(a) William.
(b) Sylvester.
(c) Augie.
(d) Simon.

2. From where does Augie steal a collection of Harvard Classics books?
(a) From the school library.
(b) From the church library.
(c) From William's library.
(d) From the public library.

3. What city does the March family live in?
(a) Detroit.
(b) Chicago.
(c) New York.
(d) Seattle.

4. What is "Grandma's" real name?
(a) Mrs. Dausch.
(b) Mrs. Fausch.
(c) Mrs. Wausch.
(d) Mrs. Lausch.

5. How does Georgie feel about being institutionalized?
(a) He is pleased.
(b) He is confused.
(c) He is terrified.
(d) He is apathetic.

6. What is the name of the florist where Augie gets a job working for gangsters?
(a) Redmaple.
(b) Orangedaisy.
(c) Yellowtide.
(d) Bluegren.

7. What was the name of Simon's fiancé?
(a) Cissy.
(b) Minnie.
(c) Missy.
(d) Winnie.

8. Who pays for Augie to get new clothes before he meets the wealthy Magnus family?
(a) William.
(b) Charlotte.
(c) Manny.
(d) Simon.

9. What is the term "skyscraper leaps" another name for?
(a) Suicide.
(b) Loss.
(c) Investment.
(d) Faith.

10. What crime did the daughter of the Dutch-Zeeland family commit before getting off scot free?
(a) Murder.
(b) Theft.
(c) Kidnap.
(d) Vandalism.

11. To which Biblical character does Augie often compare himself when discussing his relationship with the Renlings?
(a) Abraham.
(b) Joseph.
(c) Elijah.
(d) Moses.

12. What does Augie steal from the department store at Christmas time, leading to his prompt firing from the position?
(a) Shaving cream.
(b) Socks.
(c) Masking tape.
(d) Money.

13. What rubberized decoration does Augie attempt to sell for bathroom redecoration after leaving the Renlings?
(a) Bath ducks.
(b) Paint.
(c) Towels.
(d) Soap.

14. From of the following disabilities does William Einhorn suffer from?
(a) He is crippled.
(b) He is mute.
(c) He is blind.
(d) He is deaf.

15. What job does Augie help his cousins, the Coblins, complete?
(a) A pool cleaning service.
(b) A car mechanic shop.
(c) An aluminum can recycling drive.
(d) A newspaper route.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who made love to Momma's maid, leading to her prompt firing?

2. How does Augie react when the beautiful heiress turns down his dinner date proposal?

3. Which of the following books is Grandma's favorite?

4. Why does the matchmaker, Kriendle, believe that Simon should not marry?

5. What event does William celebrate with Augie by taking him to a whorehouse?

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