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Multiple Choice Questions

1. In Chapter 5, what is Mailer's mind racing to figure out?
(a) The best way to get arrested.
(b) Where the best shade is.
(c) WHich set of camera's is CBS.
(d) What Mitch Goodman is.

2. How many days in jail is Mailer sentenced to in Chapter 9?
(a) 30.
(b) 60.
(c) 15.
(d) 5.

3. Which of Mailer's writer friends is present in the Volkswagen with him in Chapter 2?
(a) None of them.
(b) Robert Lowell.
(c) Dwight Macdonald.
(d) Paul Goodman.

4. In Chapter 4, to what does Mailer compare the people on the bus?
(a) A group of kindergarteners.
(b) A high school sports team.
(c) A rock band on tour.
(d) A family reunion.

5. From what neighborhood in New York are the acquaintances Mailer encounters in Occaquan?
(a) Greenwich Village.
(b) Hell's Kitchen.
(c) Upper East Side.
(d) Murray Hill.

6. What type of overtones are part of Mailer's speech in Chapter 10?
(a) Socialist.
(b) Sexual.
(c) Religious.
(d) Militaristic.

7. Which two gods does Mailer insist the war supports in Chapter 7?
(a) Bloodshed and madness.
(b) Money and power.
(c) Marx and Smith.
(d) Technology and commercialism.

8. In Chapter 2, who does Dellinger bring on a Project Manager for the March?
(a) Ed de Grazia.
(b) Jerry Rubin.
(c) William Kunstler.
(d) Mitch Goodman.

9. What left-wing attorney does the Mobilization Committee meet with in Chapter 4?
(a) de Grazia.
(b) Kuby.
(c) Kunstler.
(d) Van Cleve.

10. What is the highest estimate given in Chapter 5 for the number of marchers who may attend?
(a) 500,000.
(b) 80,000.
(c) 200,000.
(d) 50,000.

11. About what do the arrested marchers speculate at the beginning of Chapter 6?
(a) Whether they will have to spend the night in jail.
(b) If they will have to serve time.
(c) If Robert Lowell was arrested.
(d) What the coverage of the march will highlight.

12. What is Dick Fontaine doing at the march in Chapter 1?
(a) Playing guitar.
(b) Filming Mailer.
(c) Providing legal support.
(d) Dispersing masks for tear gas.

13. To what ancient monument does Mailer compare the Pentagon in Chapter 4?
(a) The Colloseum.
(b) The Pyramids.
(c) The Great Wall.
(d) The Tower of Babel.

14. What sources are reviewed through much of Chapter 5?
(a) Dellinger's journals.
(b) Newspaper articles.
(c) Accounting statements.
(d) Mobilization Committee minutes.

15. In Chapter 5, who goes to sleep in the cell with Mailer?
(a) Robert Lowell.
(b) John Doyle.
(c) Walter Teague.
(d) The Hungarian freedom fighter.

Short Answer Questions

1. How many marchers does the New York Times suggest will be at the Pentagon protest in Chapter 5?

2. Which music group is playing at the Pentagon in Chapter 5?

3. Which of the following is not a reason Mailer gives for a person's opposition to the War in Chapter 7?

4. Which of the following is not an area that the attorney of Chapter 4 gets permission for protest activity?

5. Where is the bus in Chapter 4 taking Mailer and the other marchers?

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