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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does the young woman want from "Pat in Fun in an Artist's Studio"?
2. In "Two Old-Timers," for what are the two men arrested?
3. What has left Pat's wife depressed in "No Harm Trying"?
4. For what is a producer in "On the Trail of Pat Hobby" desperate?
5. How much is Pat offered to help a producer with a task in "On the Trail of Pat Hobby"?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Pat end up begging for tickets to the preview in "Pat Hobby's Preview," and why is this significant?
2. Why does the staff forget about Pat, even though he passes out in "Pat Hobby Does His Bit"?
3. In "On the Trail of Pat Hobby," what job does Pat find for the day?
4. Describe what faults Pat finds in the actress, call boy, and director in "No Harm Trying."
5. In "Mightier Than the Sword," how does Pat get a job?
6. Why does Pat steal a hat in "On the Trail of Pat Hobby"?
7. Describe Pat's experience with the President in "A Patriotic Short."
8. What happens when Pat steals the hat in "On the Trail of Pat Hobby"?
9. In "Pat Hobby Does His Bit," how does Pat get himself into trouble?
10. Why does Wainwright give Pat the tickets?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
In "A Patriotic Short," Pat reminisces about the past. How do themes of the past present themselves in the story? Name two specific examples of how the themes of the past present themselves in the story. Remember to answer each question with support from the story.
Essay Topic 2
In "Pat Hobby's Preview," Pat meets an attractive young woman, and he asks her out. How is the theme of romance reflected in the story? How is Pat's romance tested in the story? Remember to answer each question with support from the story.
Essay Topic 3
A common theme in The Pat Hobby Stories is irony, and that is no different in "Pat Hobby Does His Bit." How is Pat's reaction in the story ironic? How does Pat's reaction reflect his personality? Remember to answer each question with support from the story.
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