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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. The author says there is a great element of _____ involved in sending mixed signals.
2. What seductive power does Lawrence use on his friends?
(a) He throws fabulous parties.
(b) He creates triangles.
(c) He criticizes them.
(d) He plays on his physical beauty.
3. In The Coquette, how is the wife that the author describes cold?
(a) She ignores her husband when he talks to her.
(b) She complains about his friends, when he is clearly lonely.
(c) She says she would prefer the company of generals than her husband.
(d) She refuses the companionship that her husband repeatedly asks for.
4. What worked "like a charm" in the Madame's relationship with the King?
(a) She only said kind things to him.
(b) She spread rumors about the other women.
(c) She nurtured herself and the King.
(d) She learned to cook all of his favorite meals.
5. The author writes that indulgence is a form of _____ that holds appeal for many.
6. How does the author describe honesty?
7. What type of women are especially trusting of male efforts to pursue friendships with them?
(a) Young women.
(b) Professional women.
(d) Married women.
8. When are the Stars often most effective, according to the author?
(a) When they are able to perceive themselves with a well-simulated objectivity.
(b) When they learn to read to people's moods.
(c) When they decide they will do whatever it takes to be in the spotlight.
(d) When they let go of their need to be the center of attention.
9. What does Don Juan tell a woman to convince her to run away with him?
(a) He says that he will buy her anything.
(b) He says that it will be good for her career.
(c) He says the police are after him.
(d) He says that he has changed.
10. What man is discussed in The Coquette, whose love distracts him from his other activities?
11. Who does the author say is the ideal counterpart to Casanova?
(d) Cindy Adams.
12. According to the author, what is charm a combination of?
(a) Confidence and an ability to flatter people with low self-esteem.
(b) Natural buoyancy with good manners and a bit of style.
(c) Fantasy and reality.
(d) Professionalism and a sense of fun.
13. The husband of one woman who had "given into" Rasputin was _____ more than _____.
14. What does the author say epitomizes girlish charm?
(b) Beauty pageant contestants.
(c) Girls with attitudes.
(d) The little fairy tale princess with her shoes and gown.
15. In the chapter "Master the Art of Insinuation", who is unaware of the affair of the married woman that the author illustrates?
(a) The mother-in-law.
(b) The children.
(c) The husband.
(d) The younger man.
Short Answer Questions
1. What benefit does the seducer gain from making the seducee feel insecure?
2. Who does the author say attempts to create a union with a Russian Czar that will include a divorce from his wife?
3. What is the Siren often empowered by?
4. What type of request does the American woman make to the leader of Indonesia?
5. The Dandy is the quintessential what?
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