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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why will dinner with Maus be a heroic test of willpower for Qwill?
2. Who is largely responsible for solving the case that has baffled police?
3. What habit does Maus find revolting?
4. What does Rosemary bring for the cats?
5. What does she call Robert Maus?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why is Qwilleran upset about his diet?
2. What is the other reason that Qwill wishes to stay home?
3. What is so special about Koko?
4. Of what things does Charlotte disapprove?
5. What leads to Qwill's purchase in the pet food store? How do the cats react to this?
6. What do Koko and Yum Yum do that has long since failed to trick Qwill?
7. How is the clay processed before it is used?
8. How does Qwill describe Joy's husband?
9. What new job does the managing editor assign Qwilleran?
10. Who else hears the scream, and why do they hear it?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss Qwilleran as a true detective or someone who masquerades as one. Does he possess traits that are both typical detective traits and also some that lead you to believe that he is merely masquerading as a detective.
Essay Topic 2
Discuss painting as an art form. How has it changed? What main eras of painting are most commonly recognized by the layperson? Explain your findings.
Essay Topic 3
Discuss inspiration and from where it can come. What specifically does inspiration mean to an artist? Interview a local artist and have them define inspiration to you and have them explain what a common source of inspiration is for them.
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