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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. In "The Homes of the Stars," how much does Pat agree to get paid?
(a) Ten dollars.
(b) One dollar.
(c) Twenty dollars.
(d) Five dollars.

2. What does Pat change in the script in "Teamed with Genius"?
(a) The characters.
(b) Dialogue.
(c) The entire script.
(d) Structure.

3. In "A Man in the Way," what is the young woman's idea for a script?
(a) Artifacts being shipped to Europe.
(b) Books being shipped to China.
(c) An actor who is out of work.
(d) A writer who is out of work.

4. In "Boil Some Water--Lots of It," what is revealed about the person that Pat hit?
(a) He is a popular writer.
(b) He is an ex-convict.
(c) He is a famous actor.
(d) He is a big executive.

5. In "Pat Hobby's Secret," what does all the excitement cause Pat to forget?
(a) His lines for a scene.
(b) The ending to the script.
(c) His money.
(d) His car.

6. What does the executive in "A Man in the Way" tell Pat to do?
(a) Act in a movie.
(b) Come up with an original idea.
(c) Revise someone's idea for a screenplay.
(d) Recruit some other writers.

7. Who hires Pat to help write a screenplay in "Teamed with Genius"?
(a) Berners.
(b) Mr. Marcus.
(c) Phil Macedon.
(d) Ward Wainwright.

8. Who died in "Pat Hobby's Christmas Wish"?
(a) An actor.
(b) A writer.
(c) An executive.
(d) Pat's wife.

9. In "Pat Hobby, Putative Father," what does Pat's son reveal to him about his uncle?
(a) He hates Pat.
(b) He is moving to America.
(c) He has decided to give him an allowance.
(d) He is dying.

10. Who has finally arrived to Pat's office in "Pat Hobby's Christmas Wish"?
(a) Pat's son.
(b) The actress.
(c) The secretary.
(d) Gooddorf.

11. Who does Pat recruit to steal the script in "Teamed with Genius"?
(a) Berners.
(b) Mr. Marcus.
(c) The secretary.
(d) John Hobby.

12. Whom does Pat owe money to in "Pat Hobby and Orson Welles"?
(a) Louie.
(b) Orson Welles.
(c) Berners.
(d) Mr. Marcus.

13. What kind of film is Pat Hobby working on in "Boil Some Water--Lots of It"?
(a) A literary adaptation.
(b) A romance.
(c) A musical.
(d) A western.

14. What kind of brochures does the man in "The Homes of the Stars" sell?
(a) Brochures for famous restaurants.
(b) Brochures for cars.
(c) Brochures that show locations of celebrities.
(d) Brochures for the studio.

15. What is true about the playwright in "Teamed with Genius"?
(a) He is an actor.
(b) He has never written a film before.
(c) He has written many films before.
(d) He is a producer.

Short Answer Questions

1. How does Pat react to what he sees at lunch in "Boil Some Water--Lots of It"?

2. How does Pat feel about the person everyone keeps talking about in "Pat Hobby and Orson Welles"?

3. Whom does Pat have to dress like in order to get a loan in "Pat Hobby and Orson Welles"?

4. In "Pat Hobby and Orson Welles," from whom does Pat ask to borrow money?

5. How does Pat get the visitors onto the set of a film in "Pat Hobby, Putative Father"?

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