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

Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. In "The Homes of the Stars," what does Pat buy from the drug store?
(a) Candy.
(b) Gin.
(c) A sandwich.
(d) Drugs.

3. What happens to the writer in "Pat Hobby's Secret"?
(a) He is accidentally killed.
(b) He is fired.
(c) He is kidnapped.
(d) He is shot.

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

5. What makes the couple in "The Homes of the Stars" suspicious that they are in the wrong star's home?
(a) There is only one child's room.
(b) There are two children's rooms.
(c) There is no one home.
(d) There are no children's rooms.

6. Who refuses Pat's admittance into a place in "Pat Hobby and Orson Welles"?
(a) New security guards.
(b) Orson Welles.
(c) Berners.
(d) Mr. Marcus.

7. In "Pat Hobby's Christmas Wish," Pat is chatting with a guy from the ______________.
(a) Scenario department.
(b) Costume department.
(c) Writing department.
(d) Acting department.

8. Who has a heart attack in "Pat Hobby and Orson Welles"?
(a) Orson Welles.
(b) Pat.
(c) Mr. Marcus.
(d) Berners.

9. How much is Pat offered for a weekly salary in "Pat Hobby's Secret"?
(a) Fifty dollars.
(b) One thousand dollars.
(c) Ten dollars.
(d) Five hundred dollars.

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

11. Whom does Pat blame for his problems in "Pat Hobby and Orson Welles"?
(a) Berners.
(b) Orson Welles.
(c) Mr. Marcus.
(d) Phil Macedon.

12. Whom did Banizon originally hire to write a script in "Pat Hobby's Secret"?
(a) Mr. Marcus.
(b) Berners.
(c) Parke Woll.
(d) Pat.

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

14. In "Pat Hobby's Secret," who threatens Pat at the inquest?
(a) Woll.
(b) Mr. Marcus.
(c) The wife of the man who killed Woll.
(d) Berners.

15. What happens to Pat and the visitors after getting onto the set of the film in "Pat Hobby, Putative Father"?
(a) They are killed.
(b) They are injured.
(c) They are taken to the security room.
(d) They are taken to jail.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Pat use to hit someone at lunch in "Boil Some Water--Lots of It"?

2. In "Teamed with Genius", how does Pat feel next to the playwright?

3. Why does Gooddorf refuse to bend to Pat's demands in "Pat Hobby's Christmas Wish"?

4. In "Boil Some Water--Lots of It," what was the person that Pat hit actually doing?

5. What does Pat do on the stand in "Pat Hobby's Secret"?

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