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