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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What did the writer that Banizon hired in "Pat Hobby's Secret" demand?
(a) Ten scripts.
(b) A house.
(c) More money.
(d) Ten actors.

2. In "Pat Hobby's Christmas Wish," what holiday is it?
(a) New Year's Eve.
(b) New Year's Day.
(c) Christmas Eve.
(d) Christmas Day.

3. What does Banizon complain of in "Pat Hobby's Secret"?
(a) He doesn't have the ending to a script.
(b) He doesn't have actors.
(c) He doesn't have money.
(d) He doesn't have a script.

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

5. What star's home is the woman in "The Homes of the Stars" insistent on seeing?
(a) Audrey Hepburn.
(b) Shirley Temple.
(c) Humphrey Bogart.
(d) Jimmy Stewart.

6. What are the conditions of the gift bestowed upon Pat in "Pat Hobby, Putative Father"?
(a) England has to be at war.
(b) Canada can't be at war.
(c) Canada has to be at war.
(d) England can't be at war.

7. Where does Pat meet an executive in "Pat Hobby's Christmas Wish"?
(a) His house.
(b) The executive's house.
(c) A restaurant.
(d) A bar.

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

9. How does Pat explain his current unemployment in "The Homes of the Stars"?
(a) He is not a good writer.
(b) The Screen Playwriters' Guild is on strike.
(c) No one will hire him.
(d) He is unemployed because he wants another career.

10. In "Boil Some Water--Lots of It," what does Pat notice at lunch?
(a) A woman attempting to sit at the Big Table.
(b) A man attempting to steal food.
(c) A woman attempting to steal food.
(d) A man attempting to sit at the Big Table.

11. What is the result of Pat's actions in Berners' office in "A Man in the Way"?
(a) He becomes successful again.
(b) He is thrown out of the studio.
(c) He is hired.
(d) He is fired.

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

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

14. Where does Pat find the writer in "Pat Hobby's Secret"?
(a) The studio.
(b) A local bar.
(c) A house.
(d) A restaurant.

15. In "Pat Hobby, Putative Father," the two visitors want to meet ______________.
(a) Mr. Marcus.
(b) A famous actress.
(c) Berners.
(d) Pat.

Short Answer Questions

1. In "The Homes of the Stars," how much does Pat agree to get paid?

2. Whom does Pat hit at lunch in "Boil Some Water--Lots of It"?

3. What is Berners' likely reaction to the truth at the end of "A Man in the Way"?

4. What does Pat try to convince the executive to do in "A Man in the Way"?

5. In "Pat Hobby's Secret," what is Mr. Banizon's profession?

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