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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Why will Bitsy's young jockey friend never ride a horse in a race again?
(a) He has retired.
(b) He has entered a different career.
(c) He broke his pelvis.
(d) One leg is shorter than the other.
2. What dominates Madame Zilensky's life?
3. What U.S. state has Ferris recently visited?
(d) New Jersey.
4. Bitsy looks at the table of elegant food with longing and _____________.
5. How does the author characterize Mr. Brook?
(a) An ogre.
(b) A taskmaster.
(c) A has-been.
(d) A pastel person.
6. Who is Martin's wife?
7. What does Mr. Brook do about Madame Zilensky's lies?
(a) Fires her.
(c) Confronts her.
(d) Ignores her.
8. How does Martin feel about Emily by the time he goes to bed?
(a) He is indifferent.
(b) He is angry.
(c) He feels love for her.
(d) He is calm.
9. What is the central theme in this story?
(a) Regret and loss.
(b) The search for love.
(c) Man vs. nature.
10. What is Martin's wife's condition when he confronts her?
11. What makes Bitsy exceptionally upset lately?
(a) He has had migraines.
(b) He is gaining weight.
(c) He had some bad investment tips.
(d) He is going through a divorce.
12. Who walks past Ferris' hotel room window?
(a) His ex-wife.
(b) A policeman.
(c) A voodoo queen.
(d) Frank Sinatra.
13. Why has Ferris visited the state in #129?
(a) To sell a house.
(b) His father's funeral.
(c) A business convention.
(d) A class reunion.
14. What book does Ferris review and ponder?
(a) Address book.
15. Who does Ferris call from his hotel room?
(a) His daughter.
(b) His ex-wife.
(c) His mother.
(d) His father.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is Madame Zilensky's character flaw?
2. Why does Emily get drunk?
3. How many children does Madame Zilensky have?
4. How does Madame Zilensky refer to the father of one of her children?
5. What is a quirky habit that Mr. Brook notices about Madame Zilensky's children?
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