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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Why does Gooddorf refuse to bend to Pat's demands in "Pat Hobby's Christmas Wish"?
(a) The cops are involved.
(b) He has a good lawyer.
(c) The letter is not proof of guilt.
(d) He hates Pat.

2. What executive does Pat go see in the beginning of "A Man in the Way"?
(a) Jack Berners.
(b) Mr. Marcus.
(c) Phil Macedon.
(d) John Hobby.

3. How is the condition for Pat's gift broken in "Pat Hobby, Putative Father"?
(a) Mexico enters war the next day.
(b) England enters war the next day.
(c) Russia enters war the next day.
(d) Canada enters war the next day.

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

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

Short Answer Questions

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



2. In "A Man in the Way," from where does the young woman get her idea?



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



4. What does Pat go to Berners' office to do in "A Man in the Way"?



5. What does Banizon complain of in "Pat Hobby's Secret"?



Short Essay Questions

1. What is revealed about the man who tries to sit at the Big Table in "Boil Some Water--Lots of It"?



2. What happens when Pat steals the hat in "On the Trail of Pat Hobby"?



3. In "Pat Hobby, Putative Father," who is Pat's son? Describe his origins.



4. In "Pat Hobby and Orson Welles," what shows Pat's desperation, and why is he desperate?



5. In "Pat Hobby Does His Bit," how does Pat get himself into trouble?



6. In "No Harm Trying," why does Pat's idea fail?



7. Why does Wainwright give Pat the tickets?



8. In "Pat Hobby and Orson Welles," how does Pat get a loan from Jeff?



9. Describe the character of Pat in "Pat Hobby's Christmas Wish."



10. Why does Pat end up begging for tickets to the preview in "Pat Hobby's Preview," and why is this significant?



(see the answer keys)

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