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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 "Pat Hobby and Orson Welles," whom does everyone keep talking about?
(a) Orson Welles.
(b) Mr. Marcus.
(c) Berners.
(d) Pat Hobby.

3. Whom does Pat run into on his way to show Berners the script in "Teamed with Genius"?
(a) Berners.
(b) Phil Macedon.
(c) Mr. Marcus.
(d) The studio bookie.

4. What does Pat do at the end of "The Homes of the Stars"?
(a) Runs out of the house.
(b) Leads the couple out of the house.
(c) Gets arrested.
(d) Quits his job.

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

6. Whom does Pat hit at lunch in "Boil Some Water--Lots of It"?
(a) He hits an executive.
(b) He hits a man trying to steal food.
(c) He hits a man trying to sit at the Big Table.
(d) He hits Berners.

7. What will happen to Pat's gift if the condition is not met in "Pat Hobby, Putative Father"?
(a) The allowance will revert to the British empire.
(b) Pat will owe him money.
(c) The allowance will go to Berners.
(d) Pat will get to keep half the allowance.

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

9. Whom does Pat have to dress like in order to get a loan in "Pat Hobby and Orson Welles"?
(a) Orson Welles.
(b) Berners.
(c) Mr. Marcus.
(d) Phil Macedon.

10. In "Pat Hobby and Orson Welles," for what is Pat desperate?
(a) Kids.
(b) A wife.
(c) Work.
(d) A house.

11. What does Pat try to get into in "Pat Hobby and Orson Welles"?
(a) The studio.
(b) An executive's house.
(c) A movie.
(d) A restaurant.

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

13. What tone is set by the events at the end of "A Man in the Way"?
(a) Unlucky.
(b) Happy.
(c) Angry.
(d) Lucky.

14. What does Pat try to do to secure a better position in the studio in "Pat Hobby's Christmas Wish"?
(a) Write a great script.
(b) Blackmail Gooddorf.
(c) Steal a script.
(d) Work harder.

15. Where are the visitors from in "Pat Hobby, Putative Father"?
(a) Mexico.
(b) Canada.
(c) India.
(d) Russia.

Short Answer Questions

1. In "A Man in the Way," what is the young woman's idea for a script?

2. What does Pat say in the fake note he writes in "Teamed with Genius"?

3. How long does Pat try to get the playwright to work in "Teamed with Genius"?

4. Whom did Pat's ex-wife marry in "Pat Hobby, Putative Father"?

5. What star's home is the woman in "The Homes of the Stars" insistent on seeing?

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