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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What is the name of the beautiful heiress that Augie instantly falls in love with at the resort?
(a) Annabelle.
(b) Esther.
(c) Thea.
(d) Jolene.

2. What nationality is Grandma?
(a) She is Irish.
(b) She is Russian.
(c) She is Polish.
(d) She is Italian.

3. How is Anna Coblin related to Five Properties?
(a) They are not related.
(b) They are siblings.
(c) They are married.
(d) They are cousins.

4. What does Augie pawn to help pay for his mother's medical expenses?
(a) His clothes.
(b) He stereo.
(c) His jewelry.
(d) His car.

5. Why does the matchmaker, Kriendle, believe that Simon should not marry?
(a) Because he is too young.
(b) All of the above.
(c) Because he is too irresponsible.
(d) Because he is too dumb.

6. How do the Magnuses receive Augie?
(a) They ignore him completely.
(b) They are disgusted by him.
(c) They are weary of him.
(d) They love him.

7. In what year of high school does Augie get his job working for William Einhorn?
(a) Senior year.
(b) Junior year.
(c) Sophomore year.
(d) Freshman year.

8. Which of the following roles is NOT one Augie plays for millionaire tycoon, William Einhorn?
(a) Deputy.
(b) Secretary.
(c) Confidant.
(d) Companion.

9. At what age is Augie expected to get married?
(a) 20-21 years of age.
(b) 14-15 years of age.
(c) 16-17 years of age.
(d) 18-19 years of age.

10. How does the disabled Augie get to the second-floor whorehouse?
(a) He takes an elevator.
(b) He climbs up the stairs on his belly.
(c) He is harnessed to a rope and pulled up through the window.
(d) He rides on Augie's back.

11. Which of the following references is NOT made by Augie in the opening section of the novel?
(a) Machiavelli.
(b) Timur.
(c) Euripides.
(d) George III.

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

13. Which of the following ailments begins to plague Momma in her old age?
(a) All of the above.
(b) She is going blind.
(c) She is going deaf.
(d) She is going weak.

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

15. In what year did the stock market crash?
(a) 1939.
(b) 1949.
(c) 1929.
(d) 1919.

Short Answer Questions

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

2. What University does William's only son, Arthur, attend?

3. What type of store does Mr. Renling own?

4. What penalty does Augie receive when the department store presses charges against him?

5. What is the name of the florist where Augie gets a job working for gangsters?

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