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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does Scott write?
(a) Novels.
(b) Feature stories.
(c) Editorials and jingles.
(d) Obituaries.

2. Where did Mrs. St Peter think the pot that Outland gave her should reside?
(a) Back at the mesa.
(b) In a museum.
(c) On her mantle.
(d) In her best friend's house.

3. Why does Kathleen want her father to stop by her home in early November?
(a) To discuss her finances.
(b) To help her pick out some furs.
(c) To talk to her because she is lonely.
(d) To help her move a piece of furniture.

4. Who is the Professor's professional rival and enemy?
(a) Louie.
(b) Dr. Crane.
(c) Professor Horace Langtry.
(d) Outland.

5. What does Louie's brother do for a living?
(a) He is an attorney.
(b) He is a garment manufacturer.
(c) He is engaged in the silk trade.
(d) He is a fur trader.

6. What does the Professor call the garden in his former home?
(a) The "green" garden.
(b) The "other-house" garden.
(c) The "wine" garden
(d) The "treed" garden.

7. What has the Professor just done at the opening of the novel?
(a) Divorced his wife.
(b) Started a new job.
(c) Married.
(d) Moved to a new house.

8. What is Sir Edgar Spilling's specialty in history?
(a) Economics.
(b) Archeology.
(c) Science.
(d) Spanish history.

9. What kind of property does the Professor own at the lake?
(a) A treed lot with a cabin.
(b) A boat dock and a small strip of land.
(c) A triangle waterfront with a bath-house.
(d) He does not own anything on the lake.

10. What does the Professor love to do on hot days?
(a) Swim in the lake.
(b) Go to the new house.
(c) Sit in his garden.
(d) Be in his study.

11. What kind of home are Louie Marsellus and his wife building?
(a) A Norwegian manor house.
(b) A loft in the city.
(c) A mansion on Main Street.
(d) A Buckingham country house.

12. The first time in the Professor's house, where did Outland fall?
(a) He tripped up the outside steps.
(b) He fell on the stairs.
(c) He fell down the front steps of the house.
(d) He slipped in the hall.

13. What prestigious group is Louie trying to get into at the university?
(a) None of the answers is correct.
(b) Phi Kappa Alpha.
(c) The University Club.
(d) Arts and Letters.

14. What does Scott wonder about concerning the bracelet?
(a) If Rosamond would sell the bracelet.
(b) If Rosamond still has the bracelet.
(c) If the stones are really green.
(d) If Rosamond still has feelings for Tom Outland.

15. What color is the fur worn by Rosamond that catches her father's eye?
(a) Pink-toast.
(b) Purple-grey.
(c) Cream.
(d) Salmon.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Mrs. Crane think of Louie?

2. In what place is Louie going to give his wife her new jewels?

3. Why did the Professor grow up Methodist and not Catholic?

4. When Mrs. Crane wrote to Rosamond, how did she respond?

5. What does Mrs. St. Peter have under the table that causes her trouble at her dinner with Sir Edgar Spilling?

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