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

Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. Which of the following religions does the March family adhere to?
(a) Judaism.
(b) Buddhism.
(c) Catholicism.
(d) Mormonism.

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

4. Which of the following adjectives best describes Grandma?
(a) Affectionate.
(b) Obese.
(c) Tyrannical.
(d) Simple-minded.

5. What type of neighborhood does the March family live in?
(a) An Italian neighborhood.
(b) A Jewish neighborhood.
(c) An Irish neighborhood.
(d) A Polish neighborhood.

6. What does Augie claim gangster funerals smell like?
(a) Smoke.
(b) Cheese.
(c) Booze.
(d) Fear.

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

8. What type of dog is Winnie?
(a) Chihuahua.
(b) Poodle.
(c) Beagle.
(d) Shi-tzu.

9. To which state does Mrs. Renling take Augie so he can vacation in a resort?
(a) Michigan.
(b) Indiana.
(c) Illinois.
(d) Wisconsin.

10. Why didn't Mr. Renling want to hire Augie when he first applied for the job?
(a) Because he has a criminal record.
(b) Because he is too young.
(c) Because he is Jewish.
(d) Because he had no experience.

11. What is the name of William's wife?
(a) Millie.
(b) Tillie.
(c) Jillie.
(d) Willie.

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

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

14. Who does Joe Gormon partner up with to rob William's pool hall?
(a) Sylvester.
(b) Simon.
(c) Augie.
(d) Jimmy.

15. Why doesn't Augie want to marry Friedle Coblin?
(a) All of the above.
(b) Because she is unattractive.
(c) Because she stutters.
(d) Because she is his cousin.

Short Answer Questions

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

2. What was the name of Simon's fiancé?

3. What does Manny Pedilla train Augie to steal with him?

4. Why does Augie leave the services of the Renlings?

5. Who is the father of Mimi Villar's baby?

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