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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part III, Chapters 1-3.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. In Chapter 1, what does Mailer determine is the goal of an invasion of the Pentagon?
(a) To provide Paul Goodman a platform to self-promote.
(b) To obstruct the daily activity of the Pentagon.
(c) To achieve publicity for the next day's events.
(d) To wound the American military symbolically.
2. In Chapter 4, what events does Mailer contend are always the same?
(a) Book discussions.
(b) Vietnam protests.
(c) Rides from airports to hotels.
(d) Liberal parties.
3. What favor has Mailer recently done for Goodman?
(a) He recommended him for a Times op-ed.
(b) He praised him on the Dick Cavett Show.
(c) He became Goodman's son's godfather.
(d) He wrote a blurb for his book.
4. According to Mailer in Chapter 3, how did Robert Lowell avoid fighting in World War II?
(a) He became a foreign correspondent for the AP.
(b) He has flat feet.
(c) He was a conscientious objector.
(d) He worked in a munitions factory.
5. According to mailer in Chapter 1, which of the following qualities is definitely not necessary in a protagonist for the story of the March?
(a) He should be an organizer.
(b) He should be an observer.
(c) He should have participated.
(d) He should be a nonpartisan.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where are the protest speakers going when they leave the part at the end of Chapter 4?
2. What instrument does Mailer keep hearing as he marches to the Washington Memorial in Chapter 2?
3. Who is entertaining the audience when the speakers arrive?
4. Which character in Chapter 3 is astounded by the fact that the papers were kind to Mailer's performance and not his?
5. What does Mailer liken himself to when he begins emceeing in Chapter 5?
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