Part I, Chapters 1-4
1. The opening of the novel is taken from an article in which publication?
(a) Time Magazine.
(b) The Washington Post.
(d) The New Yorker.
2. According to the article in Chapter 1, why is Norman Mailer arrested?
(a) He crosses a police line.
(b) He vomits on the Lincoln Memorial.
(c) He is caught carrying a large bag of marijuana.
(d) He punches a presenter at an awards banquet.
3. In Chapter 1, what is significant about Mailer's state at the time he is arrested?
(a) He is naked.
(b) He is sedated.
(c) He is drunk.
(d) He is asleep.
4. Where does Chapter 2 take place?
(a) An office on I Street.
(b) A publishing house.
(c) Mailer's den.
(d) A New York bistro.
5. Which social or literary figure calls Mailer in Chapter 2?
(a) Robert Lowell.
(b) Mitch Goodman.
(c) Abbie Hoffman.
(d) Jean Genet.
6. Which Ivy League university did both Mailer and the Chapter 2 caller graduate from?
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